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. 


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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

09.40 Panel: Current Issues in Macroeconomic Policy
Alan Ahearne (NUIG) Download Presentation
Peter Breuer (IMF) Download Presentation
Philip Lane (TCD) Download Presentation

10.10 Discussion

10.30 Tea/Coffee

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

12.20 Discussion

12.45 Close

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