Monthly Archives: August 2011

Down from the Ivory Tower

Over last couple of days there’s been an interesting debate, primarily on Irisheconomy.ie ( see original post here and a response here) and to a lesser extent on the twitter machine, about the role of academics, in particular academic economists, … Continue reading

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Gold : investors should keep both eyes open

This is an extended version of an opinion piece published in the Irish Examiner The old market adage of “be greedy when others are fearful and fearful and others are greedy” goes to the heart of the fact that not … Continue reading

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We cant go back so must go forward…

This post is a slightly expanded version of the OpEd published in the Irish Examiner Why are Ireland, Spain, the United States, Italy, Portugal all facing financial crisis? All share one similar key characteristic. They all have too much government … Continue reading

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My new column with the Irish Examiner

Im going to be writing a (initially fortnightly) column in the Irish Examiner from next Saturday, as tweeted by Conor Keane (https://twitter.com/conorkeane/status/99754241249394688). I’m going to be concentrating on economic and financial issues. I’d be delighted to take suggestions as to … Continue reading

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