NYT: Review of Swing

It was a pleasure to read the very positive review of  Fishamble’s Swing (co-written by regular contributor Gavin Kostick and currently at the Irish Arts Center in New York, together with Beowulf) in the New York Times: here.

Mody on European QE

Mody writes here.

Labour Markets During Crises Conference

The Labour Economics Group at NUI Maynooth is hosting a one-day conference on Labour Markets During Crises on Wednesday, July 2 in Maynooth.

Olive Sweetman will be presenting our ongoing work on how the crisis has affected the Irish labour market, and we’ve got a great line-up of external speakers too: Torben Andersen from the University of Aarhus, Pedro Martins from Queen Mary College, University of London, Mike Elsby from the University of Edinburgh and Ignacio Garcia Perez from Seville’s Universidade Pablo de Olavide. Full details are available here.

As it says on the flyer, registration is free, but you should email me if you plan to attend.

IMF: Ireland—Concluding Statement of the First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Available here.

Jason Furman at IIEA

The chair of the CEA will speak at the IIEA next Wednesday: details here.