Conall Mac Coille Chief Economist Conall joined Davy as Chief Economist in 2010. Prior to that, he worked for eight years as a monetary policy adviser and senior economist at the Bank of England. He has also worked at the Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, and as a lecturer at the Dublin Institute of Technology. He received his BA and MA in Economics from University College Dublin.
CONTENTS PUBLIC SECTOR PAY POLICY UNDER SCRUTINY HOW BIG IS IRELAND’S PUBLIC/PRIVATE PAY GAP? WHAT SHOULD THE PUBLIC SECTOR PAY COMMISSION RECOMMEND? PUBLIC SECTOR PAY THROUGH IRELAND’S BOOM AND BUST ARE IRELAND’S PUBLIC SECTOR PAY LEVELS HIGH BY EUROPEAN STANDARDS? CAN WE EXPLAIN THE GAP BETWEEN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR WAGES? HOW SHOULD WE VALUE IRISH PUBLIC SECTOR PENSIONS? A MORE FLEXIBLE FORM OF PAY BARGAINING IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES REGULATORY AND OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION 05 06 08 09 11 14 17 19 20 21