Archive for the category: ‘Publications by Paschal’

Will we ever learn?

9th February, 2010

I hope so. Though ‘This Time is Different’ by might make you think otherwise. This fine book is a review of 800 years of......

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Thoughts on ‘Picking Up The Pieces’ by Jim Power

27th January, 2010

The debate about the future of our economy is dominated by numbers. Economists measure how much our income has shrunk, the number of jobs......

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Nudging Politics Along

18th December, 2009

Rate Your Politician have launched their site in Ireland.It is available at One of the first items on the site is an article......

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Slugging Away

27th November, 2009

Have just done a guest post on the fabled Slugger O’Toole. It is available here. It’s all about the meagre response from the Government......

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Twitter and me

17th November, 2009

The Evening Herald have today published an article from me on Twitter and it’s use in politics. The article is available here. I was......

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A New Policy for the Bus Market

3rd November, 2009

Fergus O’Dowd TD and I launched a new Fine Gael policy document on the bus market today. This plan aims to put more buses......

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Animal Spirits

12th October, 2009

The Irish Times have just published my review of Animal Spirits, the new book by economists George Akerlof and Robert Shiller. It is available......

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Lisbon Essays on Slugger O’Toole

17th September, 2009

Slugger O’Toole (brilliant political website) has been publishing a collection of essays on the Lisbon Treaty.  The entire collection is really impressive, with strong......

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Report on Sovereign Wealth Funds

24th July, 2009

Please find below a copy of my Oireachtas report on Sovereign Wealth Funds for the EU Affairs Joint Committee. These are state owned investment......

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Another Report, This Time By Me Though!

21st July, 2009

I am hoping that the EU Affairs Committee will today approve my report on Sovereign Wealth Funds. Sovereign Wealth Funds are state owned or......

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