Friday 23 February 2018

Just who is Morgan Kelly?


Economics is "the dismal science", and in that once small but self-important profession Professor Morgan Kelly is Dr Doom.

The author of the cryptically titled academic paper On the Likely Extent of Falls in Irish House Prices in 2006 is now the sage of Ireland's economic Armageddon.

It's an unlikely position for the suburban professor, who earns over €113,000 a year and, as he told a reporter when accosted near his home in a leafy Dublin suburb while going to collect his children from the local schools with his Golden Labrador, "I don't like to be in the public eye."

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