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90% of Independent Economists Surveyed voting YES in Stability Treaty

The “Assessment of the Impact of the Fiscal Treaty on the Irish Economy” by Indecon represents an independent economic analysis of the impact of the Treaty on Stability, Convergence and Growth (the ‘Fiscal Treaty’) on the Irish economy. The research includes an analysis of a new survey of leading independent non-government academic and research economists in Ireland. 44 independent economists responded to this survey.

The survey element includes results based on the opinions of 44 leading independent economists who are engaged in research or academic work in nine of the main centres of independent economic analysis in Ireland.

Specifically, economists in the economics departments of the following organisations were surveyed:

  • Trinity College, University of Dublin
  • University College Dublin
  • The Economic and Social Research Institute
  • Indecon Economic Consultants
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
  • University College Cork
  • NUI, Maynooth
  • Dublin City University
  • University of Limerick

It should be noted that there was no selectivity in the listing of economists surveyed and all of the Professors of Economics and full-time lecturers in economics in the universities / centres were invited to respond.

The full report is available to download here.

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