External event contributions

The NERI team regularly present our research at range of conferences and seminars.

Additionally we also contribute submissions to parliamentary committees, regulatory bodies and government consultations.

External event contribution

Alternative Fiscal Pathways

Public sector deficit reduction has become an overriding concern and preoccupation of policy-makers across Europe. The situation in many countries is acute given the high level of general government debt and the continuing high level of government deficits half a decade into the current economic...
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Presentation to NWCI 08 Oct 12

Presentation 'Bearing the Brunt: Women and the Recession' - response to panel of speakers
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Social Protection and Ireland Crisis

Given Ireland's current situation, there are real challenges for the current and future shape of our Social Protection model. This presentation, considers where things stand given the current crisis and briefly reviews the challenges that lie ahead in both the short-term and long-term. The paper was...
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Presentation to trade union women's seminar

Presentation to ICTU Trade Union Skillnet 30 Aug 2012 - 'The Role of Women in the Irish Economy - 2012 trends and beyond' - Tom Healy, Director NERI
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Implementing a Site Value Tax for Ireland

Abstract Ireland's Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the EU/IMF requires government to introduce a recurring annual property tax from 2012. While the MoU has not specified the precise form this new taxation measure will adopt, commitments in the National Recovery Plan 2011-2014 and Fine Gael...
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Inter-Regional Income Differences in Ireland: Real or Perceived Regional Divides

Abstract Ireland comprises two regions at NUTS2 and eight regions at NUTS3 level. Among the primary factors used to differentiate between these regions are average income levels. Up until recent years, the availability of representative and timely income data to profile inter- and intra-regional...
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Financing for Development: Tobin Taxes and National Tax Systems

This paper contributed to a seminar entitled: Financing for Development: Tobin taxes, national tax systems and international tax transparency. The session considered the challenges associated with the need for developing countries to identify and develop sustainable revenue sources which can be used...
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Towards a Basic Income

Towards a Basic Income - Dr Micheál Collins NERI Over the past four decades, despite economic booms and busts, Ireland's income distribution has remained remarkably static. Engrained in this income distribution structure is a high and sustained level of income inequality relative to our fellow EU...