Friday April 3, 2020

Economics wonks out-nerding one another for Cowen

So Minister for Finance Brian Cowen presented his new look pre-budget report with pre-budget estimates attached last week, at a glittering event (alright, a dull press conference) in Government Buildings.

20th October, 2007

So Minister for Finance Brian Cowen presented his new look pre-budget report with pre-budget estimates attached last week, at a glittering event (alright, a dull press conference) in Government Buildings.

It’s an important annual outing for the finance mandarins (is there another breed of orange there, at all?) and a mildly diverting spectacle for fellas who enjoy the sight of the media’s economics wonks trying to out-nerd one another in their questions to the minister....

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