November 8th, 2014
Episode 72 of 819 episodes
In the Balance comes from the Kilkenomics economics and comedy festival in Kilkenny, Ireland. Simon Jack and guests meet in Cleere's pub to discuss the economic issues of the day. Ireland is predicted to be the fastest growing Eurozone economy in 2014, but what dangers lie beneath the surface? And what about the rest of the Eurozone as the spectre of deflation looms? Simon discusses the issues with economist David McWilliams; Argentina's youngest ever economy minister Martin Lousteau and finance journalist Sinead Ryan. And Colm O' Regan ponders the unpredicatbility of human behaviour.