Francesca Comyn: “Personal Injuries reform is coming. Just not any time soon.”
The government has charged the Judicial Council with implementing urgently needed reform of personal injuries insurance. It is not a quick fix, but, given the intense lobbying and various legal issues, it is probably the best option.
4th Oct, 2019 - 5 min read
Michael Murray: “How to plan your portfolio for the afterlife“
Climate change and technological disruption will impact many stocks. But savvy investors will be able to sell out of sunset industries and set up a high yielding portfolio to hand over to the next generation.
3rd Oct, 2019 - 6 min read
“I wouldn’t start from here, if I were you: reforming our budget institutions.“
The annual budget process is a recipe for overspending and myopic decision-making. However, for the first time in fifteen years, we can actually think about a world with a better set of budgetary institutions.
3rd Oct, 2019 - 8 min read
Innovating Ireland: We had agriculture. Then multinationals. Now, we need to think of the next big thing
In this, the first of a new series of innovation, Ross Hunt argues that Ireland merely assists multinationals to solve problems, rather than solving them ourselves. Overtime, he believes this will reduce our wealth rather than increasing it.
2nd Oct, 2019 - 8 min read
Ireland, global trade wars and economic growth: Why Ireland’s economic future needs to be re-imagined
Ireland is experiencing a set of complex, highly unpredictable effects from the ongoing trade wars and deeper rebalancing of trade policies is urgently required.
1st Oct, 2019 - 8 min read
Patrick Honohan: What Ireland’s post-Brexit economy will look like – with and without a deal
The former governor of the Central Bank argues that the future for the Irish economy lies with European diversification, with an emphasis on services and a reduced carbon footprint.