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Getting our house in order

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Last week we received the latest figures on residential property prices in Northern Ireland. The main news from this release was that house prices grew by 2.3% over the quarter and by 4% on an annual basis. This represents a return to a more robust phase of growth which has taken a bit of a dip...

NERI Video Series Episode 5: Budget 2020 Analysis

Paul Mac Flynn, Senior Economist, NERI speaks with Robert Sweeney, Policy Analyst, TASC and Michelle Murphy, Research & Policy Analyst, Social Justice Ireland on their analysis of Budget 2020.
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NERI Seminar Dublin: Budget 2020: Reflections and Analysis

Slides from NERI Seminar: Budget 2020: Reflections and Analysis held in the Fórsa offices on 16th October, 2019. The three speakers each made a brief presentation responding to aspects of Budget 2020. The presentations were delivered by Robert Sweeney (TASC), Michelle Murphy (Social Justice Ireland)...

NERI Video Series Episode 4: We need to tax wealth

On NERI's Video Series ep 4 - Éilis Ryan, Policy & Outreach Officer, Financial Justice Ireland, Workers Party representative and SIPTU member speaks with Dr Tom McDonnell, Senior Economist, NERI about his working paper Taxing Property: Suggestions for Reform.

Tax Breaks: Time for Serious Reform

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Tax reform is an ongoing process. The Irish republic’s tax system is like the proverbial curate’s egg – there are good bits and bad bits. I’m going to focus here on just one of the ‘bad bits’ but first let us consider the key objective of any tax system. Key objectives The key objectives of any tax...