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Alternative Fiscal Pathways

Public sector deficit reduction has become an overriding concern and preoccupation of policy-makers across Europe. The situation in many countries is acute given the high level of general government debt and the continuing high level of government deficits half a decade into the current economic...
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Social Protection and Ireland Crisis

Given Ireland's current situation, there are real challenges for the current and future shape of our Social Protection model. This presentation, considers where things stand given the current crisis and briefly reviews the challenges that lie ahead in both the short-term and long-term. The paper was...
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Implementing a Site Value Tax for Ireland

Abstract Ireland's Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the EU/IMF requires government to introduce a recurring annual property tax from 2012. While the MoU has not specified the precise form this new taxation measure will adopt, commitments in the National Recovery Plan 2011-2014 and Fine Gael...
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Financing for Development: Tobin Taxes and National Tax Systems

This paper contributed to a seminar entitled: Financing for Development: Tobin taxes, national tax systems and international tax transparency. The session considered the challenges associated with the need for developing countries to identify and develop sustainable revenue sources which can be used...