Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella

Articles by Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella: Terrorism comes with more than one cost

Stephen Kinsella: Terrorism comes with more than one cost

Political violence doesn’t just kill people in their thousands – it also strangles economic life

Stephen Kinsella: Brexit stage left?

Stephen Kinsella: Brexit stage left?

The ESRI report into the effects of Britain leaving the EU is not recommended bedtime reading

Stephen Kinsella: A tale of two prodigals

Stephen Kinsella: A tale of two prodigals

We shamed ourselves by heaping scorn on Greek politicians who were trying to do their best for their people

Stephen Kinsella: I’m afraid of sandcastles

Stephen Kinsella: I’m afraid of sandcastles

We’re stuck in a loop of making fiscal plans that get washed away

Stephen Kinsella: Top Tips For TTIP

Stephen Kinsella: Top Tips For TTIP

Your guide to the ins, outs and intricacies of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Stephen Kinsella: An election special or a missed opportunity?

Stephen Kinsella: An election special or a missed opportunity?

Our economic rebound won’t last for ever, but the government is foolishly spending as if it will

Stephen Kinsella: The pageant of impossible promises

Stephen Kinsella: The pageant of impossible promises

We’ll see who gets the sweeties, while the other parties tantalise us with what they’d do if they held the swag bag

Throwing away all the hard work

Throwing away all the hard work

With the tax coffers overflowing, the government is set to repeat the same old mistakes and go on a spending splurge

Everyone should pay their fair share

Everyone should pay their fair share

You might say it’s just ‘soak the rich’ populism, but a wealth tax makes economic and political sense

In  Janet  we   trust?

In Janet we trust?

With the US economy bucking the global trend, Fed chair Janet Yellen has cut global markets some slack, just for now, by keeping US rates steady

That old chestnut: it’s the economy, stupid

That old chestnut: it’s the economy, stupid

The coalition parties will be happy with a recovering economy and the chance to put some cash in the voters’ pockets in Budget 2016

Stephen Kinsella: Bet on it - the house will always win

Stephen Kinsella: Bet on it - the house will always win

We are in for a period of low growth, low inflation and low yield for some time to come

Storm in a China teacup

Storm in a China teacup

China’s problems don’t signal the end of the world: a stagnant Europe and Brexit pose bigger dangers for us. So keep calm, think economic cycles, and come out of the bunker

Emerging economies  starting to wobble

Emerging economies starting to wobble

From China to Libya, the signs from emerging economies show a significant threat to growth. And all that small nations like Ireland can do is wait for the dust to settle across the globe

Paper dragon

Paper dragon

The scary beast of Chinese devaluation has been terrifying markets. But it should hold no fears for those who know that what is happening to the yuan is part of a long-term plan