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In 2004 he warned against a weakening of the Stablity Pact
In 2005 he interviewed Jean Claude Trichet and carried his warnings about Financial Regulation
In 2006 he warned economy was out of control and called for remedial action
In 2007 he warned political parties that their spending plans were based on overoptimistic forecasts
Between 2008 and 2011 he warned relentlessly against excessive negativity overly restrictive regulation and overtaxation which he said would delay recovery
Finally in 2012 he was proven right as Central Bank forecasts suggested property prices were 26% overvalued and Fitch ratings agency reversed predictions of property price falls.
Since then the recovery - which Marc did much to fight for - is now gaining momentum.
Last month Marc made a presentation to his old employer the ECB making the case for Ireland's recovery … [More...]
Spending remains barely down on peak levels as of the latest budget Sunday Independent 19 Oct 2014 … [More...]
Marc co-edited and co-authored "Ireland and Germany Partners in European Recovery" together with the Irish … [More...]
Good economic comment is counter cyclical, talking the market down in a boom and back up in a bust. Here's … [More...]
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Christmas show music dilemma
"Baby it's cold outside" definitely
Ray Charles undoubtedly
But with Nina Simone or Betty Carter?