Fiscal Advisory Council's warnings on public spending
Justin McCarthy
The damage that inflation is doing to living standards is very real – few people are seeing their incomes rise at numbers like 8% per annum.
18 May 2022 Opinion
Colm McCarthy: stronger oversight needed when spending public money
Unless you believe that public capital resources are unlimited, overshoots on big projects mean cutbacks and postponements elsewhere.
11 May 2022 Opinion
Colm McCarthy: accurate capital cost estimates key to successful development
One of the motors of economic development is efficient investment in infrastructure by the State.