ESRI Conference: Budget Perspectives 2014
Venue: The ESRI, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 2
Time: 8.30 am - 12.45 pm
This year’s "Budget Perspectives" conference includes a panel on current issues in macroeconomic policy (Peter Breuer, IMF, Philip Lane, TCD and Alan Ahearne, NUIG). John FitzGerald will examine fiscal sustainability for the medium term. Stuart Adam (Institute for Fiscal Studies, London) will examine issues related to housing taxes and housing benefits, drawing on the recent Mirrlees Review and on UK experience in this area, while the ESRI’s SWITCH team (Tim Callan, Claire Keane, Michael Savage and John Walsh) will look at Ireland’s income taxes in a comparative perspective.
08.30 Registration and coffee
09.00 Welcome: Frances Ruane, Director, ESRI
Chair: Frances Ruane, ESRI
09.05 "A Medium-term Perspective on Fiscal Sustainability"
John FitzGerald (ESRI ). Download Presentation
Chair: Derek Moran, Department of Finance
11.00 "Housing Taxation and Support for Housing Costs"
Stuart Adam (Institute for Fiscal Studies). Download Presentation
11.40 "Taxes on Income: Ireland in Comparative Perspective"
Tim Callan, Claire Keane, Michael Savage and John R. Walsh (ESRI). Download Presentation