Contract employment

It would be interesting to get information on how many people are employed are in Ireland on contract now. It seems to be a rapidly growing sector during this recession. This of course is going to cause major revenue problems for the government. The minimum wage or...

Cut State Services

Regardless of your political beliefs or allegiances, there appears to be one major fallacy permeating current government behaviour, which is the fundamentally bemusing notion that the State can continue to provide the same level of services as before when it is an...

Compulsory economics

Make the study of economics compulsory in secondary schools – but sweeten the pill by making it an Ordinary Level subject with honours level points for University applications. This will enhance the economic savvy of our young people and help prevent another...

Do your duty David

David i agree with you, increasing Taxes and cutting goverment spending is going to be disastrous. I believe you and your collegues who understand the circumstances and the economic cycle, “The Dept of Finance are the most conservative of any dept in...

CAB-Style Regulatory Authority

Create a new financial regulatory body with red-tape-slashing CAB-style powers – the Untouchables if you will – staffed by a small team of independent economists (I can think of one), an accountant, some coppers (with no relatives in financial institutions...