Students Have Been Driven to Drop out of College – as Car Insurance Costs Soar

Posted in Governance and administration on September 6th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“While the Government will claim some success in reducing motor insurance premiums in recent times, based on CSO data, it is clear that that those figures do not reflect the experience of younger drivers and students in particular …” (more)

[USI, 5 September]

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Uncertainty and economists’ predictions – Why economists need malpractice insurance

Posted in Life on October 31st, 2012 by steve

“You’ve seen him lots of times on TV. He’s usually in a suit. There’s something a little haughty about him. He understands something you don’t. He’s here to explain it to you. He’s an economist and he’s here to help. (He’s almost always a ‘he’) …” (more)

[Stephen Kinsella, 31 October]

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Class size crisis could spark legal pay-outs

Posted in Legal issues, Teaching on April 28th, 2011 by steve

“Secondary schools could face significant legal costs if insurance firms decide to strip them of cover because chronic overcrowding levels are breaching Government safety guidelines …” (more)

[Fiachra O Cionnaith, Irish Examiner, 28 April]

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