The fruits of the Lansdowne Road Agreement for the government …

Posted in Governance and administration on June 10th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“Put aside all the stuff about salaries being ‘reinstated’ (whatever that may mean in a context where they’ve been pushed back for years – and given that the monies lost during that period aren’t coming back). Note this from an SBP analysis on the agreement …” (more)

[The Cedar Lounge Revolution, 10 June]

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Public Sector pensions: Some things you won’t hear every day …

Posted in Governance and administration on June 5th, 2013 by steve

“The SBP notes that: ‘A quarter of public service pensioners receive a pension of only €5,000 annually, according to government documents’ …” (more)

[The Cedar Lounge Revolution, 5 June]

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Education and the Sunday Business Post

Posted in Governance and administration on October 13th, 2011 by steve

“The SBP editorial this last week is exercised by the recent Times Higher Education Supplement Third Level ranking. It considers this, probably correctly, to be ‘influential’, though whether we should accord it quite as much weight as the SBP and others do is an open question …” (more)

[The Cedar Lounge Revolution, 13 October]

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Academic Speculation

Posted in Governance and administration on September 28th, 2009 by steve

Ireland“Patrick Honohan has now officially taken over as Governor of the Central Bank. The Sunday Business Post had this snippet yesterday: ‘Much speculation about who will fill the chair of international financial economics and development at Trinity College, Dublin, shortly to be vacated by Professor Patrick Honohan when he takes up his appointment at the Central Bank …'” (more)

[Philip Lane, The Irish Economy, 28 September]

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