JIM POWER: Some tax concessions but plug budget deficit first

It is mad that Ireland should still be running budget deficits at this stage of the economic cycle, writes Jim Power

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JIM POWER: US markets feel the joy but not insecure workers

US equity markets have passed the point which signified the longest bull run since the Second World War, writes Jim Power.

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JIM POWER: Target social protection to rein in all budget spend

Economics is basically the study of how to allocate scarce resources to achieve the best possible outcomes. The problem is that resources are by definition limited in supply and demands are virtually insatiable, writes Jim Power

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JIM POWER: Irish restaurants and hotels deserve support

While the Irish economy is performing very strongly on the surface, it is clear on closer examination that the country does have a significant concentration risk.

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