‘Hardball’ v ‘Equity Sale’

The Irish Times today features two contrasting strategies for dealing with the debt legacy created by the Irish bank bailout.

An interview RTE’s Sean Whelan did with Willem Buiter is available here.

Beyond the Programme: European Economic Governance and Ireland

The IIEA are hosting a half-day seminar tomorrow entitled ‘Beyond the Programme: European Economic Governance and Ireland’.

Speakers will include:

Michael McGrath, Assistant Secretary, EU and International Division of the Department of Finance

Alan Dukes, Former Minister for Finance

Donal de Buitléir, Director of Publicpolicy.ie

Pat McArdle, Chairman of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee at the European Banking Federation

Dr John Bradley, Economic Modelling and Development Strategies and Former Research Professor at the ESRI

Michael Tutty, Former Vice President at the European Investment Bank

Further information and the seminar’s research papers can be found here.

Attendance is open to all. To register contact daniel.ocallaghan at iiea.com with your name and affiliation.