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Submission to Budgetary Oversight Committee

Executive summary Overall, there is little evidence the economy was overheating in 2018. In this context, our view is that the structural balance was marginally in surplus in 2018 with a plausible range of 0.0% to 1.0% of potential output. The economy is likely to be overheating by the end of 2019...
Past event

NERI Seminar Dublin: Post Budget Seminar 2018

Slides from NERI Post Budget Seminar held in the INTO Learning Centre on 17th October. The three speakers each made a brief presentation responding to aspects of Budget 2019. The presentations were delivered by Fergal O'Brien (IBEC), Michael Taft (SIPTU) and Dr Sinead Pembroke (TASC) Budget 2019...

The End of Austerity?

The UK Budget for 2019/20 will be unveiled later today by Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond. While nearly all recent discussion and debate at Westminster has been consumed by Brexit, the political context for this budget is quite different. Obviously, it will be almost impossible to avoid...