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DUP leader Arlene Foster and deputy leader Nigel Dodds. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau / PA

DUP leader Arlene Foster resorted to familiar tactics this week as she dismissed a chorus of calls for the UK to abandon plans to exit the EU without (...)

Ashoka Mody, economics professor at Princeton University, New Jersey, said a crackdown on tax shifting by US authorities was the most likely source of pressure on Ireland

Ireland rebounded so robustly from the financial crisis due largely to its favourable corporate tax regime, according to Ashoka Mody, the former head (...)

A mural depicting Taoiseach Brian Cowen and Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan on a Dublin wall on November 24th, 2010. In early October Ireland had crossed the threshold from financial vulnerability to irreversible crisis. Photograph: Getty Images

The Irish crisis had been building since late September 2008. To persuade creditors to continue to fund Irish banks, the government had guaranteed tha(...)

Fine Gael’s Michael Noonan dismissed criticism over the State’s approach to vulture funds at an Oireachtas Committee on Housing and Homelessness hearing in May 2016.

When giving interviews during his term as chairman of the Fiscal Advisory Council from 2011-16, economist John McHale often suggested the council exis(...)

Fine Gael and Labour got what they thoroughly deserved. Almost every strand of their claims for re-election was bogus: The country was not broke when(...)

 Patrick Honohan, governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, arriving at the Banking Inquiry at Leinster House, Dublin, June 25th, 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A senior European official warned that Ireland could be a Lehman Brothers moment for Europe, the banking inquiry was told on Thursday. It was a refere(...)

Ashoka Mody: in an interview with Newstalk, accused the Government of taking too soft a line in talks with the EU-IMF troika shortly after its election in the spring of 2011

The Government won’t have welcomed the latest intervention by Ashoka Mody, the Indian economist who was formerly a senior IMF staffer dealing with Ire(...)

Princeton University economics professor and former IMF head of mission to Ireland Ashoka Mody. Mr Mody today said the Irish government blew an opportunity to get a debt write-down deal.

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has dismissed comments made by the former IMF chief of mission to Ireland, that the Irish government blew an oppor(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has contrasted ‘very different’ economic situations of Ireland and Greece. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has contrasted ‘very different’ economic situations of Ireland and Greece and said the Greeks are facing a “major hum(...)

Former IMF head of mission to Ireland Ashoka Mody: believes Ireland could have pressed harder

As Ireland exits the EU-International Monetary Fund bailout, the Government continues to argue strongly in favour of its multilateral approach to the (...)

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