Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella

Articles by Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella: Evincing the emotion of housing

Stephen Kinsella: Evincing the emotion of housing

The role of the Central Bank is to be dispassionate and independent. It has tweaked the rules once. Will it change them again?

Stephen Kinsella: The economics of populism

Stephen Kinsella: The economics of populism

Populist politicians promise higher spending and lower taxes – which, of course, means higher borrowing. That brings with it a heavy price, not only for our rapidly ageing generation, but for our children too

The government doesn’t have the cash, so why are we talking pay?

The government doesn’t have the cash, so why are we talking pay?

We have gone bust as a country three times since Independence and clearly no-one has learned from the experience

Will robots eat your job? A Snapshot of a global economy in flux

Will robots eat your job? A Snapshot of a global economy in flux

Excellent writing humanising technical material and one of the most important topics out there

Stephen Kinsella: When losers from globalisation outnumber the winners, expect changes

Stephen Kinsella: When losers from globalisation outnumber the winners, expect changes

Exit polls from last week’s US elections show the divide clearly

Stephen Kinsella: Trump's victory strengthens forces of populism

Stephen Kinsella: Trump's victory strengthens forces of populism

Trump's election emboldens those who favour de-globalisation which is not good news for Ireland, writes Stephen Kinsella

Profile Mark Carney: The Guv’nor

Profile Mark Carney: The Guv’nor

The British media has turned on the only steady hand in the post-Brexit confusion

The fatal flaw of the populist approach

The fatal flaw of the populist approach

Despite their promises, populists don’t do things differently when in power, as they have to operate within the same constraints as everyone else

Anti-Social Partnership: Ireland's fractious industrial relationship

Anti-Social Partnership: Ireland's fractious industrial relationship

Stephen Kinsella, Susan Mitchell, Michael Brennan and Francesca Comyn on Ireland's public sector pay problem

Budget 2017 special: ‘What’s in it for us?’

Budget 2017 special: ‘What’s in it for us?’

Everyone conveniently forgot that five years ago we were looking at swingeing tax increases

Budget 2017: Will Noonan raid the sweet shop at last?

Budget 2017: Will Noonan raid the sweet shop at last?

It’s not a fiscal space - it’s a sweetie space

A witty history of crisis in the Square Mile

A witty history of crisis in the Square Mile

Crash Bang Wallop: The Inside Story of London’s Big Bang and a Financial Revolution that Changed the World

Guess who’s paying for the pay increase?

Guess who’s paying for the pay increase?

The increased wage deal represents a bailout of Dublin Bus workers by their customers

Stephen Kinsella: Households can give Dublin Bus no more

Stephen Kinsella: Households can give Dublin Bus no more

Bus drivers deserve to share in the spoils of a return to profitability, but it needs to be within reason

Insurance Special: Why are we all taking a bath on our insurance?

Insurance Special: Why are we all taking a bath on our insurance?

Premiums should have been higher in the past, but weren’t, because of poor business decisions made by fee-hungry insurance companies