Category Archives: Statistics

No: the EU/ECB/IMF/Troika did NOT “bail out Irish banks” nor “rescue” Ireland

… We rescued them. Just to clarify and back up my mention of this on Alan Corcoran’s show on South East Radio last week: Ireland has paid 42% of the total cost of the European banking crisis, at a cost … Continue reading

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ESRI Forecasting accuracy: Some track record

Buyer Beware on latest government uptalk re: 50,000 jobs predicted by ESRI… Broad comment and criticism of ESRI: Buck Stops Here – Irish Independent, June 2010 The ESRI forecast record (Community Comments) – The Irish Economy Blog, June 2010 ESRI … Continue reading

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6 Political Opinion Poll Trends Your Friends (& Opponents) Won’t Believe Until They See This…

For the 26 Counties: Please Credit: “Coles” on Politics.ie

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