From prosperity to austerity – book launch

Later this month sees the launch of “From Prosperity to Austerity: A socio-cultural critique of the Celtic Tiger and its Aftermath”, a book on the Irish economy and society edited by Eamon Maher (IT Tallaght) and Eugene O’Brien and published by Manchester University Press.

The launch take places 6pm, Thursday September 25 in Hodges Figgis on Dawson Street. Brian Lucey (TCD) will giving an address at the launch – and if that weren’t incentive enough to head along, there will also be refreshments!

Brian Lucey on banking policy

Brian Lucey provides a critique of the announcements in this article for the IT.

Update: Brian provides a more detailed explanation for why Anglo should be shut down in this Indo article.

Lucey on the IMF

Brian weighs in on the IMF and the banking crisis in this article in today’s Irish Times.

Profile of Brian Lucey

The Irish Times profiles Brian in today’s edition: you can read it here.