UCD/UL/DEW Conference on Irish Economic Policy

 

Economic Policy and Evaluation

 

Chair: Donal De Butleir (IFPRC)

Tom Healy (CERU)
Researching Alternative Economic Policies      Audio      Paper

Frank Convery (UCD & IFPRC)
Making Sure Economists In The Public Service Do More Good Than Harm

Frances Ruane (ESRI)
Evaluation — Contextual and Methodological Issues

Robert Watt (PER)
Improving Policy-Making Capacity (No Slides)

 

Property Market

Podcast

Chair: Stephen Kinsella

Ronan Lyons (Oxford)
Residential Site Value Tax: Valuation, Implementation & Fiscal Outcomes

Michelle Norris (UCD)
Pathways Through Mortgage Arrears

Rob Kitchin (NUIM)
Prospects for the Irish Property Market

 

Unemployment

Podcast

Chair: Minister Joan Burton T.D.

David Bell (Stirling)
Unemployment in the Great Recession: More Misery for the Young?

Aedin Doris (NUIM)
Employment and Unemployment: What do Sectoral and Demographic Patterns Tell Us?

Philip O'Connell (ESRI)
The Impact of Training Programme Type and Duration on the Employment Chances of the Unemployed in Ireland

 

Demography

Podcast

Chair: Kevin Denny (UCD)

Orla Doyle (UCD)
Early Educational Investment as an Economic Recovery Strategy

Alan Barrett (ESRI/TCD)
The Costs of Emigration to the Individual: Evidence from Ireland’s Older Adults

Brendan Walsh (UCD)
Well-being and Economic Conditions in Ireland

 

Banking and the Euro

Podcast

Chair: Constantin Gurdgiev (TCD)

Brian Lucey (TCD)
Banking in Ireland: Back to the Future

Karl Whelan (UCD)
The IBRC, ELA, Promissory Notes and All That...

Frank Barry (TCD)
Rectifying Design Flaws in the Euro Project

 

Competition, Regulation and Privatisation

Podcast

Chair: Cathal Guiomard (CAR)

Richard Tol (Sussex
Energy Policy and Economic Growth

John Fingleton (UK OFT)
Economic Growth - How Can Competition Policy Help? (No Slides)

Doug Andrew (Ex London Airport Regulator)
Ownership, Governance and Reform

 

Fiscal Policy

Podcast

Chair: Dan O'Brien (Irish Times)

Philip Lane (TCD
Ireland and the Fiscal Compact

John McHale (NUIG)
Strengthening Ireland’s Fiscal Institutions

Seamus Coffey (UCC)
Current and Capital Expenditure: Getting the balance right  Long Format Slides

Colm McCarthy (UCD)
Public Investment and Fiscal Stabilisation

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