Yvonne McCarthy was a Research Assistant in the macroeconomics division of the ESRI over the period 2004-2007. She is currently in the economic analysis and research department of the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, where she is working as an economist engaged in macroeconomic forecasting and economic analysis. She is also currently undertaking a PhD at University College Dublin.
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