# economy - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
A fresh and compassionate approach is needed for Budget 2014 to help thousands of families who are in danger of losing their homes, writes SR Stanislaus Kennedy.
# economy - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
“Families want to exit their own micro-bailouts too,” writes new TheJournal.ie columnist Damien Kiberd.
A growth in trading with China, Mexico and Argentina will be among the keys to the country’s economic recovery, says a new forecast.
# economy - Thursday 3 October, 2013
With the country required to cut the national deficit to 5.1 per cent of GDP, Michael Noonan says that it is “important to be beat that target”.
# economy - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
Carl Scarpa operates 17 stores across the island of Ireland.
Fáilte Ireland promoting Ireland to digital influencers through international conference being held here.
# economy - Tuesday 1 October, 2013
Prices in Dublin were up by 7.7 per cent on last year but prices dropped in every other county in the state according to Daft.ie
# economy - Monday 30 September, 2013
I am an economics student, so you might be surprised to hear that I’m somewhat optimistic about our future. Why? Because we are passing through a unique window of opportunity to change our world, writes Robert Nielsen.
# economy - Sunday 29 September, 2013
The American push for unity of the German allied ‘zones’ following WWII was responsible for sealing Germany’s eventual economic – and political – ascendency over its neighbours, writes Darren Lawlor.
# economy - Saturday 28 September, 2013
“It is disingenuous of government to claim that it was a temporary measure… and getting rid of it is a kick in the head to anyone who has invested in the hospitality industry.”
Start-ups were also on the increase with an average of 108 new companies registered every day during the quarter.
# economy - Friday 27 September, 2013
Did you know that financial stress is costing Irish business over €2.1 billion? Financial advisor Liam Croke discusses the changing face of personal finance – and personal debt – over the past 24 years.
# economy - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
The IMF said that growth in the economy is encouraging, but unemployment and non-performing bank loans are worrying signs.
# economy - Monday 23 September, 2013
Consumption of alcohol is down 14.1 per cent on 2007 levels, says drinks industry report.
# economy - Saturday 21 September, 2013
Plus: how much money is the Government hoping to get from the sale of Bord Gais Energy?
Our politicians have returned to the Dáil, so get ready to be told the sky is green and the hills are blue, writes Aaron McKenna.
The new chairman of the Irish Business and Employers Conference told a dinner last night that the country had hit a “tax ceiling”.
# economy - Friday 20 September, 2013
Ireland’s economy grew by 0.4 per cent in the second quarter of 2013 but do economic indicators affect the mood of the public?
Germany is the EU’s largest economy yet it has no national minimum wage; and its policy of maintaining low wages and subsidising exports into EU member States is destabilising to the EU economy, writes Tiernan Brady.
The long-term study focusing on childhood found a significant increase in the number of parents going through financial problems between 2008 and 2011.
# economy - Thursday 19 September, 2013
The economy reversed three consecutive quarters of GDP contraction according to the CSO, growing by 0.4 per cent.
Ruairí Quinn said there is still a long way to go…
# economy - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
Figures from the Central Statistics Office showed that volumes in the constuction sector in the second quarter were 11.2 per cent higher than last year.
# economy - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
Ireland will hope to sell €500 million worth of short-term treasury bills this week with the short-term loans are expected to go with little fuss.
# economy - Monday 16 September, 2013
The Budget is less than a month away, the economy shrank in the last quarter but the number of people in work has increased. Are you confident?
Confidence in the Irish property market is on the rise, but the budget has Irish investors less confident about their own future.
# economy - Sunday 15 September, 2013
GDP is arguably the most sought after piece of empirical evidence with which economists and politicians form policy conclusions. But what exactly is it? And is it the best way to measure of market value? writes Luke McGrath.
Dr Donal Donovan considers who and what was responsible for the demise of the Celtic Tiger – and whether Ireland’s preferential corporate tax regime can be sustained in the face of pressures from other countries.
# economy - Thursday 12 September, 2013
Michael D Higgins was speaking at Dublin City University last night on the subject of an ethical economy.
# economy - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
The representative body for hoteliers in Ireland has accused a recent survey of hotel prices of being “in no way reflective” of the value on offer in Ireland.
# economy - Sunday 8 September, 2013
The scale of the economic and financial catastrophe that befell Ireland was virtually unprecedented in post-war industrial country history; we need to examine the inadequacies of the Irish policymaking process, write Donal Donovan and Antoin E Murphy.
# economy - Saturday 7 September, 2013
The Conservative challenger Tony Abbott has ousted Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd as millions of Australians voted overnight.
The statistical discrepancy of the figures is at an all-time high, and economists are worried.
# economy - Thursday 5 September, 2013
Taoiseach will meet with Irish businesses “to explore the growth, challenges and potential jobs opportunities arising from trading online”. And he wants you to join the conversation on Twitter.
# economy - Tuesday 3 September, 2013
The latest emigration figures offer little hope to the young people of Ireland – the government must act now and produce a national jobs strategy for young people, writes Joe O’Connor.
# economy - Monday 26 August, 2013
Serious question, writes Paul Allen. If we do not learn from our mistakes and more readily embrace the knowledge of those that have made them, we will always be prone to repeating the errors of the past.
# economy - Friday 23 August, 2013
In September 2009, just 3.3 per cent of Irish mortgage holders were in arrears over 90 days.
One in eight accounts is now in mortgage arrears over 90 days and just 306 accounts have been signed up to a split mortgage.
# economy - Saturday 17 August, 2013
The second largest economy in the world has enjoyed a phenomenal rise to its current status, but there are some very simple factors which could cause turmoil, both for China and for the rest of the world.
# economy - Wednesday 14 August, 2013
Irish universities have been identified as the worst in the world at attracting industry funding, but it doesn’t have to be that way, writes Barry Heavey.