Chris

Chris Johns

Chris Johns is the former Chief Economist of the Bank of Ireland and has previously worked in the UK Treasury and the National Institute of Economic & Social Research in London. He writes a column every Monday in the Irish Times.

Ep 764: Boris Intent on No Deal Brexit

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about how Brexit continues to influence the actions of the Johnson government.

Ep 751: Brazen Boris Stakes Everything on Dominic Cummings

Economist Chris Johns talks to Eamon.

Ep 743: Uncharted Waters - The Greatest Economic Crisis in Modern History

Economists Chris Johns and Dan O'Brien discuss with Eamon.

Ep 730: Britain's Covid-19 Disaster – Boris Tries To Spin His Way Out

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the bluffing and bullying of the Boris Johnson government.

Ep 722: Covid-19 – As UK Numbers Soar, Tide Beginning to Turn on Boris

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the deepening crisis in the UK, and the return of Boris Johnson from illness.

Ep 713: This Is Not A Muddle-through Moment for Europe - Merkel Must Show Leadership

Economist and writer Chris Johns talks to Eamon.

Ep 704: Covid-19 – Facing a Mountain of National Debt, Can We Walk Away?

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the response of the British government to the coronavirus crisis, and the possibility of debt forgiveness.

Ep 680: Every Chance This Could End Badly

Dan O'Brien and Chris Johns join Eamon to discuss the long-term economic impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Ep 668: Amid Coronavirus Fears, Trump and Merkel Hold Keys to the World Economy

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about Covid-19, collapsing stock markets, and what governments can do to avoid long-term economic consequences.

Ep 626: Ireland Booms and Suffers – we ask two economists why

Dan O'Brien and Chris Johns join Eamon to discuss the disconnect between thriving economic indicators and frustrated voters eager for change.

Ep 586: The Boris Revolution

Chris Johns and Brendan O'Neill on what happened, and what happens next.

Ep 550: Brexit lies will come back to haunt us all, Chris Johns tells Eamon

Chris Johns joins Eamon to discuss Brexit.

Ep 501: Brexit – A Remainer's lament?

Economist and Irish Times columnist Chris Johns joins Eamon in the studio to discuss the continuing Brexit saga.

Ep 447: Brexit - the looming catastrophe. Chris Johns talks to Eamon

Economist Chris Johns talks to Eamon about Brexit’s impact.

Ep 419: No winners, Ireland included

Columnist Chris Johns joins Eamon to discuss the fallout from Brexit and the US/China trade war.