Trinity Economic Forum draws to a close with clashing opinions by Paddy Cosgrave and Vernon Smith

Speaking exclusively to Trinity News professor Smith praised the strength of the Irish economic “comeback”, although he lamented the practise of bank bailouts and guarantees that took place

NEWSOn Saturday the 2016 Trinity Economic Forum (TEF) drew to a close, after a busy second day of distinguished guest speakers, animated panels and interactive workshops in Trinity’s Long Room Hub.

Among the contributors to the day’s discussions were Nobel


David McWilliams at Trinity Economic Forum: ‘Ultimately, higher education will be privatised’

James Prendergast

Deputy News Editor

The rates of economic growth, Ireland experienced between 1994 and 2000, “were a form of one off”, according to former Taoiseach John Bruton. Giving the keynote address to the Trinity Economic Forum (TEF) 2014, Bruton …