If Shannon is the obvious fulcrum of Irish collusion with Saudi human rights abuses, Dublin’s financial services may be a less obvious, but no less important, one, writes a UCD political economy lecturer.
Irexit would generate even worse economic outcomes than Brexit alone, research from two economists suggests.
Recent research finds that large pharmaceutical companies shift profits to and through Ireland to cut their global tax bills. It isn’t fair, writes UCD political-economy lecturer Andy Storey.
“The problem can, realistically, only be resolved by state intervention,” writes a UCD political-economy lecturer.
Incomes are growing but not as fast as rents – and not so much as to outweigh the advantages of inherited and other wealth, writes a UCD political economy lecturer.
Right now, a blow to even a single large player could have serious consequences for a lot of real jobs, writes UCD political economy lecturer Andy Storey.
A significant increase in military spending seems no more prudent a use of scarce resources than the hire of luxury limousines, writes UCD political economy lecturer Andy Storey.
After Apple was called out for its tax arrangements in 2015, it changed things up. Now, it avoids tax through what some researchers are calling a “green jersey” routine, writes UCD political economy lecturer Andy Storey.
Maybe if he’d gone to one of Ireland’s elite fee-paying schools, Drumm would – like Peter Sutherland – have learned how to deflect criticism of the damage he did.
Ultimately, we need more public housing. But that shouldn’t stop the government regulating short-term lets in the meantime, writes UCD lecturer Andy Storey.