Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella

Articles by Stephen Kinsella

Life and death: At mercy of the market

Life and death: At mercy of the market

There are more rational ways to decide who gets resources, and who does not

Stephen Kinsella: There is a recovery in employment

Stephen Kinsella: There is a recovery in employment

It is real and it’s not just confined to the capital

Stephen Kinsella: Coveney faces uphill battle to speed up rate at which things usually happen here

Stephen Kinsella: Coveney faces uphill battle to speed up rate at which things usually happen here

There’s a chance for joined up thinking - and a chance to change the face of the country

Invested: The full blow of Brexit

Invested: The full blow of Brexit

A yes result will be as painful for Ireland as for Britain, writes Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella: Why I signed the tax haven open letter

Stephen Kinsella: Why I signed the tax haven open letter

The diversion of profits displaces economic activity and compounds economic inequality

An excoriation of Europe’s elites from a Greek prophet

An excoriation of Europe’s elites from a Greek prophet

Non-fiction; And the Weak Suffer ; What They Must?; By Yanis Varoufakis ; Bodley Head, €23

Stephen Kinsella: Even with €3.2 billion more to play with, we can’t do everything

Stephen Kinsella: Even with €3.2 billion more to play with, we can’t do everything

Is it enough to solve our problems? No, it is not.

The strange paradoxes of Irish Water

The strange paradoxes of Irish Water

Someone has to pay to fix Ireland’s water problems. That someone is us

Bermuda triangle of competitiveness

Bermuda triangle of competitiveness

The simplest way to tell the story is not always the right one. Forget the debate over lowering wages – our capital spending needs to rise

Stephen Kinsella: The imagination gap of central bankers

Stephen Kinsella: The imagination gap of central bankers

The European Central Bank is squaring off against Germany as more creative measures are considered

Multinationals distort our ability to assess the economy’s health

Multinationals distort our ability to assess the economy’s health

The aborted Pfizer-Allergan merger must make us acknowledge the problems multinationals cause us

Stephen Kinsella: For IMF, sorry seems to be the easiest word

Stephen Kinsella: For IMF, sorry seems to be the easiest word

A leaked transcript of a recent phone call between two IMF bigwigs has laid bare the divisions within the Troika

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