Jim Power

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The Government’s recently announced Construction 2020 plan should include some supply side measures, economist Jim Power argues. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The Government’s recently announced intention to offer mortgage insurance guarantees may be “reminiscent of the bad old days” and should be matched(...)

Precious: gold should  form part of a diversified pension investment.   Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Gold continues to exert a compelling attraction for investors – sophisticated and otherwise. The precious metal’s value almost doubled between (...)

The sensitivity of advertising spending to the prevailing economic winds continued in the final three months of 2013, the Association of Advert(...)

Friends First chief economist Jim Powerwarned that early signs of recovery in the Dublin property market are not reflective of the country as a whole. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A dysfunctional banking system, a possible need for further capital for the sector, and dangerous levels of sovereign and personal debt are among the (...)

There were, for many years, stories and rumours about one of the big foreign players buying either AIB or Bank of Ireland.

At the turn of the last century, at the behest of the then minister for finance Charlie McCreevy, several reports were produced into the state of the (...)

Company advertising budgets are often subject to slash-and-burn when the economy deteriorates, but what happens when conditions improve?The Associatio(...)

Chief executive of the Labour Relations Commission Kieran Mulvey. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Chief of the Labour Relations Commission Kieran Mulvey has defended his move to chair an anti-Seanad group in the referendum campaign, saying his invo(...)

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