Ireland -No further damage to domestic demand -October 02, 2012

In the Autumn 2012 Quarterly Economic Observer of the Nevin Economic Research Institute the focus is on the details of how fiscal policy in the Republic of Ireland needs to be adapted for 2013 in such a manner as to avoid causing further damage to domestic demand and to ensure greater social and economic equality. The context for this is the continuing unemployment crisis linked to evidence of rising income inequality over times. Loss of income, jobs and continuing erosion of purchasing power is depressing demand.



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