October 27, 2017

I am presenting this working paper on:

The Role of the Creative Industries in stimulating Business Innovation in Ireland

Wednesday 1st November 2017

12 noon

Venue: Aras na Laoi, Room 2.15, University College Cork

For more information see below abstract.

Presenting Autho...

October 25, 2017

Last Week I was asked about my views to a number of questions on Cities in 10, 50, 100 years. The article is available at this link. More of my detailed thoughts are below:

How might our cities and rural areas evolve over the course of the lifetime of a baby born today...

October 19, 2017

This was first published on RTÉ Brainstorm on the 17th of September available at  this link

"LVT would have no impact on most people, but would ensure land is employed for its best use"

Opinion: the introduction of a Land Value Tax would force people to be efficient with...

This is a simple, yet informative and effective video on the Cork city boundary, created by Cork city council. 

Important to think of our urban areas as functional urban areas with one functioning authority. Cities do not equal concrete. This needs to happen.


October 10, 2017

This article first appeared in RTÉ BRAINSTORM here.

In 2003, the 1995 Nobel Prize winner in Economics Robert Lucas, stated at an address of the annual meeting of the American Economic Association that the “central problem of depression-prevention has been solved, for al...

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