Monthly Archives: July 2015

Primary income in counties and regions

While the key statistics of Household Disposable Income and Regional GVA are the focus of much of the analysis of the CSO County Incomes and Regional GDP[1]  it is interesting to look at Primary Incomes and in particular the relationship … Continue reading

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Regional & Rural Development at National Economic Dialogue

A background paper on ‘Regional and Rural Development – Economic recovery for the whole country’ was prepared for a breakout session at last week’s National Economic Dialogue (16-17 July, Dublin Castle). It seta out a few key questions: What can … Continue reading

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Worrying trend in the North West’s assisted jobs performance

The Annual Employment Survey for 2014 (PDF 0.25 Mb) (formerly the Forfás Annual Employment Survey) was published a few weeks ago by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. This data counts agency assisted employment (jobs in companies which have … Continue reading

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