Sean Whelan: Lepronomics - an Irish solution to an Irish problem

Sean Whelan: Lepronomics - an Irish solution to an Irish problem

We need a statistical shillelagh to beat some sense out of the nonsense that we are confronted with

In this age of Brexit and Hiddleswift, I feel the pressure to conform, and compress the word-count. So may I modestly offer the world the term “Lepronomics”. It is, of course, a compression of Professor Paul Krugman’s description of Ireland’s latest GDP figures. But on mature reflection, I have come to the view that Leprechaun Economics is both a) too much of a mouthful to survive the zeitgeist, and b) too rich a concept to...

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