(Accepted, Economic Letters) The Finance Act of 2015 introduced Irish residency, foreign-owned status to a number of large firms that otherwise functioned as “Stateless” while maintaining minimal effective tax rates on profits earned internationally.
Using novel port-level bilateral container flow data, I calibrate a quantitative model of roundtrip containerized trade and consider counterfactuals which affect the cost of using physical transport equipment and associated trade outcomes.
This paper examines the manner in which owner-occupiers housing costs are incorporated in the official inflation index. In particular, the focus is on the net acquisitions and the payments approach, which are currently used by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).
Despite the increasingly wide-spread nature of macroprudential regulations, relatively few studies have assessed the implications of such policies on key household finance decisions. In this paper, we investigate the impact on Irish household perceived savings constraints of macroprudential policy measures introduced by the Central Bank of Ireland in early 2015.
A counterfactual analysis of the long-run growth prospects of Ireland under various potential Brexit scenarios. Commissioned by the Irish government’s Department of Finance and co-authored as part of the ESRI.
A firm-level analysis that assumes exogeneous productivity a la Melitz (2003). Measuring implied shifts in fixed costs of entry and export activity as a result of variation in corruption across industries and countries.