Mon, 27 Apr, 2020
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has warned a disorderly Brexit “could plunge the Irish economy into a recession” and that further surges in Irish property prices could lead to another boom-to-bust cycle.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
Ireland is reaching targets in relation to available water, economic productivity and carbon emissions coming up to 2030 but falls down when it comes to areas like smoking and access to education, according to a major report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Mon, 20 May, 2019
The Central Bank may need to be ready to tighten its controls over mortgage lending amid “some signs” the economy is over-heating and could be heading toward another property price bubble, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has said.
Thu, 31 May, 2018
The chief of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) — a regular visitor during the financial crisis — has warned that, despite an impressive economic recovery, Ireland should never forget it’s a small country that belongs to “the Avis Club”.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2018
Last year we celebrated one of the foundation events of this Republic. During the year some people questioned the validity and outcomes of 1916. Those reservations were drowned like a litter of unwanted pups in a sea of flag-waving and cheers.
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017
A modest recovery underway in the global economy is at risk from economic nationalism and diverging central bank policies, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has said as it forecast only a slight pick-up in growth.
Wed, 08 Mar, 2017
The European Central Bank should ease monetary policy further if inflation does not begin rising as expected, and governments should find ways to snuff out non-performing bank loans to help economies reap the full benefits of ECB stimulus, the OECD said yesterday.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2016
Pfizer’s talks to acquire botox-maker Allergan in a $150bn (€140.8bn) deal, the global drug industry’s largest ever, that would see the US drug giant re-domicile in Ireland accelerated yesterday, even as the US Treasury prepared to clamp down further on such tax inversions.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
Any Greeks hoping their days of economic pain are over following the latest bailout agreement with international lenders should look to the dire projections from Europe’s three main institutional forecasters for a reality check.
Wed, 11 Nov, 2015
The OECD yesterday predicted the Irish economy will continue to grow strongly, but the Paris-based think- tank warned that the country faces “significant risks”, including another property bubble, as the crisis years are put behind.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015