Category Archives: Economic Analysis

Increasing Cost of Public Health Sector Pensions: Impact on the Exchequer

Previous work prepared by this Department has looked at the various factors influencing the HSE pay bill and set out the implications these factors would have on the overall health budget (for example see – Callaghan, 2014; MullinsA, 2015; MullinsB, … Continue reading

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Transport Trends 2015

Transport Trends is an annual publication produced by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport’s Economic and Financial Evaluation Unit (EFEU). The document attempts to concisely describe the key trends emerging from the latest transport data and statistics. The document … Continue reading

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The Oil Market in Ireland: Duties,Prices and Consumption

Oil consumption represents an important source of tax receipts. Much attention of stakeholders in the transport and fuel industries has focused on diesel laundering, the resulting unfair competition for legitimate traders and the associated tax loss from illicit consumption. In … Continue reading

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Agri-taxation Review

A joint initiative by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, the Agri-taxation review was done by the Agri-taxation Working Group, and is published as part of Budget … Continue reading

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