Jim Power

Business Correspondent

JIM POWER: Trump's global trade bust-up is really all about politics

Back in 1817, the economist David Ricardo propounded and proved the law of comparative advantage.


JIM POWER: Ensuring value for taxpayers money should be priority

There is something inherent in Ireland’s institutional and political structure that renders it nigh on impossible to devise and deliver policy, particularly ...


JIM POWER: Keeping a grip on spending even as global economic signs brighten

Coming into 2019, apart from the obvious issue of Brexit, which remains unresolved, the biggest challenge to the small, open Irish economy was undoubtedly the grey ...


JIM POWER: Plan now, or suffer later: Why mandatory pensions are essential

Demographic developments pose one of the most immense challenges facing the Irish economy and policymakers.