# economic-growth - Today’s News
Let’s face it – life is different in the summertime.
# economic-growth - Saturday 25 January, 2014
Oxfam won a PR coup this week with the simple line that the richest 85 people in the world have more wealth than the poorest 3.5 billion. But there’s one problem with that message – inequality isn’t actually keeping people in poverty.
# economic-growth - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
Growth next year will depend on what happens outside Ireland, according to the ESRI.
# economic-growth - Thursday 19 September, 2013
Ruairí Quinn said there is still a long way to go…
# economic-growth - Monday 16 September, 2013
The Budget is less than a month away, the economy shrank in the last quarter but the number of people in work has increased. Are you confident?
# economic-growth - Thursday 21 March, 2013
The fourth quarter of last year showed almost no change in GDP compared with 2011 while GNP declined by 0.8 per cent in Q4.
# economic-growth - Tuesday 12 March, 2013
All of that, and the Seanad gets to reform the Dáil… here’s what’s happening today in Leinster House.
# economic-growth - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
Figures from Eurostat confirm initial estimates in February that the eurozone economy shrank by 0.6 per cent in Q4 of 2012 with the EU shrinking by 0.5 per cent.
# economic-growth - Thursday 31 January, 2013
The ESRI said the driving force behind the reduction in unemployment is ongoing net emigration.
# economic-growth - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
That might not sound like much, but the eurozone as a whole shrank by 0.1 per cent in the same period.
# economic-growth - Wednesday 28 November, 2012
Our blind faith in growing the economy may be ignoring some important facts, writes Dermot McNally.
# economic-growth - Thursday 15 November, 2012
Hadn’t you noticed? Eurozone GDP fell by 0.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2012.
Mixed news from the government’s medium-term fiscal statement released yesterday.
# economic-growth - Friday 26 October, 2012
In addition to the 60 jobs already filled, Kepak will create 100 new jobs in a 12 month period.
# economic-growth - Monday 22 October, 2012
The business group says plans to increase PRSI or make employers cover sick will hamper job creation.
# economic-growth - Tuesday 25 September, 2012
Public sector allowances are small fry – but the media storm is a distraction from the real bad news, writes Michael Taft.
# economic-growth - Friday 21 September, 2012
# economic-growth - Tuesday 14 August, 2012
Figures compiled by Eurostat show that economic output in both the eurozone, and the EU as a whole, is down.
# economic-growth - Thursday 2 August, 2012
Two days after a similar IBEC projection, now Bank of Ireland believes the Irish economy will grow by 1 per cent this year.
# economic-growth - Tuesday 31 July, 2012
The employers’ group says the economy will grow by 1 per cent next year, because a weak euro will help exports.
# economic-growth - Sunday 15 July, 2012
The comments from Wen Jiabao follow news on Friday that China’s economy grew by 7.6 per cent, the lowest since the first quarter of 2009.
# economic-growth - Friday 15 June, 2012
The latest IMF update on Ireland’s financial health, summarised into handy bitesized chunks.
The latest quarterly review of Ireland’s bailout paints a mixed picture…
# economic-growth - Tuesday 12 June, 2012
That is the view of the United Nations, which said nearly a third of North Korean children under the age of 5 show signs of stunting. 16 million North Koreans rely on food rations.
# economic-growth - Thursday 7 June, 2012
The New York Times’ Paul Krugman played down Estonia’s economy. Toomas Hendrik Ilves wasn’t at all pleased.
# economic-growth - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
Modest growth in the likes of Germany is offset by falls in other large countries like Italy; France is also perfectly flat.
# economic-growth - Tuesday 8 May, 2012
Despite the government cutting its forecast for Ireland’s growth this year, IBEC says the economy will pick up.
# economic-growth - Wednesday 25 April, 2012
The next Stability Programme Update is due out next Monday – but Michael Noonan remains insistent that we’ll meet our targets.
# economic-growth - Tuesday 3 April, 2012
The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council says the Budget’s projections for economic growth may have been too ambitious.
# economic-growth - Friday 2 March, 2012
# economic-growth - Friday 24 February, 2012
The sector produced over €6.2 billion worth of goods in 2011 with big increases in cereals, cattle and milk output.
# economic-growth - Thursday 2 February, 2012
# economic-growth - Friday 4 November, 2011
The latest news is that the government will make a €3.8billion budget adjustment – including saving €1.6million from increased tax measures.
# economic-growth - Sunday 25 September, 2011
Recent decades have seen an explosion in economic growth – yet we’re no happier than we were 60 years ago. We need to change how we measure progress, argues Mark Williamson.
# economic-growth - Thursday 15 September, 2011
The European Commission’s new review lowers its expectation of economic growth, which will be flat in the third quarter.
# economic-growth - Thursday 1 September, 2011
Forecasts for the growth of the Irish economy were also lowered in the ESRI’s latest report.
# economic-growth - Tuesday 16 August, 2011
Europe’s largest economy has almost stalled, new figures show – raising fears for the region as a whole.
# economic-growth - Wednesday 6 July, 2011
The manic pursuit of growth tipped Ireland into economic crisis. It’s time to look elsewhere for inspiration, argues sufficiency expert Anne B Ryan.
# economic-growth - Monday 27 June, 2011
There has also been a dramatic drop in the number of small firms warning of compulsory redundancies.
# economic-growth - Wednesday 22 June, 2011
It’s not difficult giving small businesses a chance – and I’m helping them get started for €55 a week, writes George Boyle of the Fumbally Exchange.