America’s Experience Should Warn Ireland Away from Student Loans

Photo by Michael Fleshman: https://www.flickr.com/photos/fleshmanpix/8260828342
Photo by Michael Fleshman: https://www.flickr.com/photos/fleshmanpix/8260828342

Earlier this week, Fine Gael announced some of the education promises in its General Election manifesto.

Alongside the usual favourites such as reduced pupil-teacher ratios, one very notable promise stood out: the introduction of a student-loan scheme for third-level students. Continue reading “America’s Experience Should Warn Ireland Away from Student Loans”

New Dublin European Institute Article on Germany, Greece, and the Debt Blame Game

5604964197_a0d09a34fb_oA blog post that I wrote last year has been published on the Dublin European Institute‘s website.

This is the direct link to the blog post: http://europedebate.ie/schuld-i-stay-or-schuld-i-go-germany-greece-and-the-politics-of-debt-and-blame/.