Budget Perspectives Conference

July 10, 2018 8:45AM - 1PM

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Photo Gallery: Budget Perspectives 2019 Conference

Paschal Donohoe, TD, Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, will launch the ESRI’s Budget Perspectives Conference 2019. Every year, this conference discusses policy issues related to the upcoming Budget.

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

 

Programme:

8:45 Registration
9:15 INTRODUCTION
Welcome

Alan Barrett, Chief Executive Officer, ESRI

Opening Address

Paschal Donohoe, TD, Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform

SESSION 1

 

 

Chair: Jasmina Behan, Head of the Irish Government Economic and Evaluation Service

9:45 Macroeconomic and Fiscal Context for Budget 2019

Seamus Coffey, Irish Fiscal Advisory Council

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10:15 Income Growth and Income Distribution in Ireland: A Long-Run View of the Irish Experience

Tim Callan, ESRI, and Maxime Bercholz, ESRI

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10:45 Discussion
11:00 Tea / Coffee Break
SESSION 2  

Chair: John Conlon, Assistant Secretary, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection

11:30 Lone-Parent Incomes and Work Incentives

Mark Regan, ESRI, and Claire Keane, ESRI

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12:00 Using Behavioural Experiments to Pre-Test Policy

Pete Lunn, ESRI, and Deirdre Robertson, ESRI

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12:30 Discussion

 

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