Events

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NERI Seminar Dublin: The financial position of Irish households

This presentation introduces a novel dataset on households’ income, assets and debts in Ireland: the Household Finance and Consumption Survey (HFCS). The HFCS is an invaluable resource for policy makers, allowing for household-level analysis of the composition of wealth and debt, leverage and the...
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Vision for the Irish economy

Director of the NERI, Tom Healy sets out the parameters for a clear, long-term vision for the Irish economy to emerge. The seminar is based on a recent working paper, "The Better is yet to Come." Over the course of the presentation, Dr Healy reviewed the key economic and social challenges facing the...
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NERI Seminar: Outsourcing in the Public Sector

The presentation examines the evidence on outsourcing through the framework of Value for Money (VFM). This approach allows for the consideration and analysis of evidence through focusing on three main criteria, economy, efficiency and effectiveness. It highlights the complexity of decision-making on...
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NERI Seminar: Funding Models for Water Services Provision

Presentation given by Dr Tom McDonnell at the November NERI seminar. Based on a recent working paper, available here, Dr McDonnell presented findings suggesting that combining a volume based pricing structure with a system of income related water credits may best reconcile the main policy objectives...
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NERI Seminar: Budget 2015

Dr Tom McDonnell's presentation on the impact of some of the main measures contained in Budget 2015
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NERI Seminar: Budget Changes in VAT excise and levies

Slides from NERI Seminar on 10th September 2014. The presentation was accompanied by and NERI working paper: Collins, M.L. (2014), ‘Modelling the Distributive Impact of Indirect Taxation Changes in the Republic of Ireland’ NERI Working Paper, 2014/20. Dublin, NERI.
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NERI Seminar: Summer QEO 2014

Slides used by Dr Tom McDonnell at the launch of the Quartertly Economic Observer, Summer 2014.
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Annual Dónal Nevin Lecture 2014

Professor Stephany Griffith Jones gave this presentation at the annual Dónal Nevin lecture 2014. The talk focused on the role public investment banks, such as Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) in Germany, can play in boosting Ireland’s economic recovery, and made specific proposals on how...