Monday February 17, 2020

SBP editorial: Economic warning signs must be heeded

8th September, 2019

It is easy to get lost in the welter of economic statistics that the modern, data-led capitalist economy throws up. From inflation numbers to tax receipts, bond yields to the balance of payments, and on to consumer sentiment, the battery of economic indicators coming at policy makers and politicians can be overwhelming. But, as many economists often like to say, there is only one indicator that really matters; and that is employment.

If that is...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

A Sinn Féin-led government would have many implications for the country, from tax on banks to the housing market to a border poll

Ian Guider | 1 day ago

Refusing to discuss Irish unity no longer makes any sense for the DUP –talking about a united Ireland is not the same as supporting it

Deirdre Heenan | 1 day ago

Varying interests will be lining up to fight their corner as Europe aims to reorganise and reinvent economic supply chains to ‘reconcile the economy with our planet’

Daniel Murray | 2 months ago