Tag: Irish economic policy

Independent economic analysis and advice

Dublin's Housing Affordability Gap

Dublin’s Housing Affordability Gap

Housing supply continues to lag demand. Much of the problem is a result of a gap between the cost of construction and what purchasers can afford.

media accuracy

Media Accuracy and Economics

I know: the media do their best to make economic stories accessible to mainstream readers. But sometimes this comes up short. This is important.

Thinking Big and Small

Ireland’s economy made a strong recovery in the years following the bailout. But a ‘crisis’ mindset continued to permeate much of the commentary and policy making. A change in economic thinking was needed to sustain the recovery? But, where are the new ideas?