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The Nevin Economic Research Institute was founded by the Irish trade union movement to produce quality research to highlight issues relevant to Irish workers, to challenge dominant narratives in public discourse and to put forward a vision for a new economics for the island of Ireland, for an economy that works for workers, their families and their communities and not the other way round.

Economics does not exist in a vacuum; it’s affected by customs, laws and the broad structure of society. By politics. This series will look at issues you might not hear about in our broader media landscape.

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The Nevin Economic Research Institute was founded by the Irish trade union movement to produce quality research to highlight issues relevant to Irish workers, to challenge dominant narratives in public discourse and to put forward a vision for a new economics for the island of Ireland, for an economy that works for workers, their families and their communities and not the other way round.

Economics does not exist in a vacuum; it’s affected by customs, laws and the broad structure of society. By politics. This series will look at issues you might not hear about in our broader media landscape.

    The NERI Podcast Ep7 Tackling Ireland's Housing Crisis

    The NERI Podcast Ep7 Tackling Ireland's Housing Crisis

    In this month's episode, Orla Hegarty and Dr Michael Byrne discuss  problems in the Irish housing market with NERI economist Paul Goldrick-Kelly and give their take on solutions to addressing those  problems.

    • 42 min
    The NERI Podcast Ep6 The case for a Just Transition in Ireland

    The NERI Podcast Ep6 The case for a Just Transition in Ireland

    Climate change researchers Sinéad Mercier and Seán McCabe (TASC) sit  down with Paul Goldrick-Kelly (NERI) to discuss current climate policy  and issues relating to the implementation of a fair and Just Transition  to a low-carbon economy.

    • 45 min
    The NERI Podcast Ep 5 Budget 2020 analysis

    The NERI Podcast Ep 5 Budget 2020 analysis

    Paul Mac Flynn, Senior Economist, NERI speaks with Robert Sweeney,  Policy Analyst, TASC and Michelle Murphy, Research & Policy Analyst,  Social Justice Ireland on their analysis of Budget 2020.

    • 36 min
    The NERI Podcast Ep 4 We need to tax wealth

    The NERI Podcast Ep 4 We need to tax wealth

    Éilis Ryan, Policy & Outreach Officer,  Financial Justice Ireland, Workers Party representative and SIPTU  member speaks with Dr Tom McDonnell, Senior Economist, NERI about his  working paper Taxing Property: Suggestions for Reform

    • 46 min
    The NERI Podcast Ep3 Worker Co-operatives and Trade Unions

    The NERI Podcast Ep3 Worker Co-operatives and Trade Unions

    Fiona Dunkin, Policy & Communications Manager, Co-operative Housing  Ireland & CWU member talks to Cian McMahon, International Centre for  Co-operative Management, St Mary's University, Nova Scotia about  Workers Co-ops in Ireland, opportunities for development and the role of  the Trade Union movement in promoting alternative forms of enterprise.

    • 43 min
    The NERI Podcast Ep 2 An Ireland Worth Working For

    The NERI Podcast Ep 2 An Ireland Worth Working For

     Guest presenter Sarah Harte, ISSU President speaks to Tom Healy, NERI  about his book An Ireland Worth Working For - Towards a New Democratic  Programme.  He discusses how his book is relavent to young people. 

    • 36 min

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