Friday 23 March 2018

Ireland needs world-class entrepreneurs to create jobs

Constantin Gurdgiev

GIVEN the combination of political, fiscal and banking crises we face today, it is only to be expected that the major alternative budgetary proposals by the country's largest political parties -- Fine Gael and Labour -- should receive much scrutiny in days ahead.

It is worth taking a bird's-eye view of the core ideas behind the two proposals.

In a welcome departure from the Government's own plans, Fine Gael is seeking to push more of the fiscal adjustment on the side of achieving greater efficiencies in public-sector operations.

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