Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella

Articles by Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella: Free education, free water - but at a cost

Stephen Kinsella: Free education, free water - but at a cost

Large-scale social initiatives are great ideas in theory, but we need to become much more rigorous about the maths

Stephen Kinsella: I'm more worried now than I was two weeks ago

Stephen Kinsella: I'm more worried now than I was two weeks ago

'This is going to be a really weird time'

Kinsella: Brexit is the single biggest threat we face

Kinsella: Brexit is the single biggest threat we face

Were Britain to vote to leave, Ireland’s recovery would end, more or less on the spot

All hail super Mario

All hail super Mario

Tracker mortgage holders, exporters and bankers will love Draghi’s interest rate cuts - but what about savers?

Europe’s sinister fairytale: it may sound like something from the Brothers Grimm

Europe’s sinister fairytale: it may sound like something from the Brothers Grimm

But the Eurozone’s situation cannot be resolved with magic spells of fiscal and monetary policy

Stephen Kinsella: An open letter to the new Finance Minister

Stephen Kinsella: An open letter to the new Finance Minister

Dear Minister of Finance First, congratulations on a hugely significant day in your political ca...

Stephen Kinsella: Ignore the jargon, banks are stressed out

Stephen Kinsella: Ignore the jargon, banks are stressed out

Markets are fearful and, unless they’re mega-rich, investors are finding it hard to make money, writes Stephen Kinsella

Election 2016: Stephen Kinsella says FG and FF will do a deal

Election 2016: Stephen Kinsella says FG and FF will do a deal

Analysis of their manifestos shows that, in policy terms, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael could not be closer

Stephen Kinsella: Making promises they can’t keep

Stephen Kinsella: Making promises they can’t keep

Government parties are at it again – making spending pledges on uncertain growth

Stephen Kinsella: Taking the axe to tax

Stephen Kinsella: Taking the axe to tax

Most of the parties want to cut tax and hike spending on ‘fiscal space’ that could quickly vanish

Stephen Kinsella: Beware of political parties bearing gifts

Stephen Kinsella: Beware of political parties bearing gifts

All parties insist their election promises are costed. That’s not quite the full story

Stephen Kinsella: Chaos in the Middle East means trouble for us

Stephen Kinsella: Chaos in the Middle East means trouble for us

The fall in oil prices is good news for consumers. But the market strife behind it certainly isn’t

Outlook 2016: Gombeen politics and the fear of missing out

Outlook 2016: Gombeen politics and the fear of missing out

Can we heal the nation's social and infrastructural ills?

Stephen Kinsella: Janet Yellen gets the timing right

Stephen Kinsella: Janet Yellen gets the timing right

When will we follow the Fed to normality?

Stephen Kinsella: Yes we can? Yes we did

Stephen Kinsella: Yes we can? Yes we did

Obama's stimulus package has paid dividends, but what now for the rest of us?