Economics Blog


31st March 2021

Completing the Banking Union: Next Steps and Challenges Ahead

In her address to the IIEA, Isabelle Vaillant, Director of Prudential Regulation and Supervisory Policy at the European Banking Authority (EBA), discussed progress to date towards completion of the Banking Union and outlined possible measures to strengthen the Banking Union framework.
12th February 2021

Reforming the European Stability Mechanism (ESM): Implications for Financial Stability and Resilience

This blog discusses some of the key themes of Klaus Regling’s address to the IIEA on 3 February 2021, on the topic of the reform of the ESM Treaty.
9th October 2020

Brexit and the Implementation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland

This paper by Blair Horan examines the implementation of the Protocol, and the prospects for a successful outcome to the EU-UK negotiations
7th October 2020

The Latest Northern Ireland Ports Traffic Statistics and Brexit

In this blog, Tom Ferris examines the possible effects of Brexit on NI port traffic, and discusses the extent to which Irish Companies are prepared for the post-Brexit world of 2021.