About the Authors
Alberto Alesina, PhD, is Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University. He is also a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Center for Economic Policy Research, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Econometric Society.
Romina Boccia is Grover M. Hermann Fellow in Federal Budgetary Affairs in the…
When President Obama visits Ireland on May 23–24, he is expected to visit Moneygall in County Offaly, the ancestral home of his mother’s family. While finding Irish ancestors is a favorite electoral sport of American leaders, the President would be better advised to spend his time studying the Irish financial crisis, which has important lessons for America.
In just over a
generation, Ireland has evolved from one of the poorest countries
in Western Europe to one of the most successful. It has reversed
the persistent emigration of its best and brightest and achieved an
enviable reputation as a thriving, knowledge-driven
As a result of
sustained efforts over many years, the past of declining
Today, millions of people around the world will put on some green, watch a hurling or rugby match, enjoy a Guinness...…
Doug Bandow of the Cato Institute warns of the dangers of litigation if the United States joins the U.N. Convention on...…
In 1966, God was pronounced dead. More recently, it was determined that God is back. But now a team of researchers has...…
Ireland's general election last Friday demonstrated, among other things, that Irish voters have been frustrated by the...…
Littered throughout the President’s proposed budget and health care plan are over $2 trillion in new taxes. In the...…
European Union ministers are pressuring Poland and Lithuania to endorse the EU's business-as-usual approach toward...…
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