Responding to the Crisis III

November 2nd 2009

Hosted by the Geary Institute UCD,  in alliance with the Dublin Economics Workshop

Co-organisers:  Liam Delaney and Colm Harmon

Session 1

Chair and Discussant - John Fitzgerald (ESRI)

1330-1415 David Blanchflower (Dartmouth) - What Should Be Done About Rising Unemployment? (Slides);  Video

1415-1445 Colm Harmon (UCD) - Education and Innovation Strategies (Slides);   Video

1445-1515 Discussion and Q&A

1515-1530 Coffee Break

Session 2

Chair and Discussant - Colm McCarthy (UCD)

1530-1600 John McHale (NUIG) - The Other Crisis:  Whither Irish Pensions?

1600-1630 Philip Lane (TCD) - Fiscal Policy and Macroeconomic Adjustment in Ireland (Slides);  Note

1630-1700 Discussion and Q&A