21st Budget Perspectives Conference

July 10, 2018 8:45AM - 1PM

Paschal Donohoe, TD, Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, will launch the ESRI’s 21st Budget Perspectives Conference. Every year, this conference discusses policy issues related to the upcoming Budget. There is no cost to attend this conference, to sign up to attend please click HERE.

Location: The Economic and Social Research Institute, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2




08:45       Welcome: Alan Barrett, Director of the ESRI

09:00       Speech by Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Finance


Session One:

09:45       Macroeconomic and Fiscal Context for Budget 2019 (Seamus Coffey, Irish Fiscal Advisory Council)

10.15       Income Growth and Income Distribution in Ireland: A Long-Run View of the Irish Experience (Tim Callan and Maxime Bercholz)

10:45       Discussion

11:00       Coffee Break


Session Two:

11:30       Lone-Parent Incomes and Work Incentives (Mark Regan and Claire Keane)

12:00       Using Behavioural Experiments to Pre-Test Policy (Pete Lunn and Deirdre Robertson)

12.30       Discussion

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