NTMA Chief Economist Rossa White and Lisa Sheenan of Queen’s University Belfast have released a new paper, characterising Ireland’s financial cycle, in the first of a new NTMA Research series. Those interested in learning more can read the full paper here.
Dr. Aine Sheehan will present on “Economics of Empire: Markets and Fairs in 19th-century Ireland” on Friday 5th April at the Military History Archives, Cathal Brugha Barracks.
Dr.Sheehan makes the local global to explore connections between grassroots economics at markets and fairs, local politics and the wider imperial context, to shine new light on Ireland’s place within the British Empire of the 19th century and its everyday impact on Irish producers and consumers.
The talk and screening is free but spaces are limited and should be booked in advance on Eventbrite:https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/economics-of-empire-markets-fairs-in-19th-century-ireland-tickets-59379130578
The Spring edition of the Economic and Social Review is now available here.
It is a bit of a bumper volume with special editions in both the articles section on measuring economic potential and a special policy section focusing on housing.
Foreword to Special Edition of The Economic and Social Review by Eddie Casey.
Inside the “Upside Down”: Estimating Ireland’s Output Gap by Eddie Casey
The Current Account, a Real-Time Signal of Economic Imbalances or 20/20 Hindsight? by Niall Conroy and Eddie Casey
Measuring the Cycle and Structural Shocks by Marta Lopresto and Garry Young
Policy Section Articles
Exploring Affordability in the Irish Housing Market by Eoin Corrigan, Daniel Foley, Kieran McQuinn, Conor O’Toole and Rachel Slaymaker
The Scale and Impact of the Local Authority Rent Subsidy by Eoin Corrigan
Social Housing in the Irish Housing Market by Dorothy Watson and Eoin Corrigan