Dan O'Brien

Dan O'Brien is Chief Economist at the Institute of International and European Affairs in Dublin, columnist with the Irish Independent and Sunday Independent and adjunct senior research fellow at University College Dublin.

He was previously economics editor at the Irish Times, senior editor at the Economist Intelligence Unit in London and Geneva. He has worked for the European Commission and the United Nations.

Ep 834: Covid-19 – The Terrifying Prospect of Businesses Collapsing and Mass Unemployment

Economist Dan O'Brien talks to Eamon about finding ways to live with the virus so that the economy can survive.

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

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

Ep 721: Covid-19 - Solutions Can't Be Left to the Doctors

Economist Dan O'Brien talks to Eamon about the lockdown influence on the economy and Europe's inability to find a credible response to the impact of the virus.

Ep 698: Covid-19 – No Happy Ending

Dan O'Brien joins Eamon to discuss the latest economic consequences of the coronavirus crisis.

Ep 689: Plunging into the unknown, no one knows where this will end

Economists Dan O'Brien and Chris Johns talk to Eamon.

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 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 591: The Dangers and Opportunities of Brexit

Economist and columnist Dan O'Brien talks to Eamon about the links between politics and economics during a turbulent time for Europe and the United States.

Ep 546: Draghi saved the Euro, can Lagarde save the Eurozone?

Economist Dan O'Brien talks to Eamon.

Ep 503: Brexit Crisis – Our backstop consensus is wrong

Economist Dan O'Brien joins Eamon in the studio to discuss the complexities of the Brexit negotiations.