Wednesday July 8, 2020

Government or parents: Who pays for the babies?

The issue of childcare costs in Ireland is set to dominate the next general election.

25th June, 2005

The issue of childcare costs in Ireland is set to dominate the next general election. Here, economist Finola Kennedy and journalist Mary Ellen Synon argue for and against government investment.

“Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man' is a saying associated with Ignatius Loyola and the Jesuit approach to education. Finola Kennedy:

Now James Heckman, one of the elite of contemporary economists, comes to the same...

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