How Biden would help the FDI sector – or not

Comment: Can Ireland retain the investment already won if there are US tax policy changes under a Biden presidency?

Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee, aspires to raise taxes on the multinational sector

It's more than ten years since Joe Biden addressed the European Parliament, opening his remarks with his trademark quote from an Irish poet and then saying positive things about Europe. Then, the Obama-Biden administration was just over one year in office and Biden was already carrying out the role which seemed to typify his vice presidency – that of an international envoy.

Whatever about his thinking on international relations, Biden’s views on economic policy never ...