Jim Power

Jim Power is an economist. He has worked for the Bank of Ireland as its Chief Economist, and for Allied Irish Banks as its Treasury Economist.

Ep 1242: Inflation in Post-Brexit Britain Will Spread to Ireland

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the events of the week in Britain. Chris is an economist and political commentator and hosts his own podcast, The Other Hand, with Jim Power.

Ep 1219: Corporation Tax - Pressure on Ireland’s 12.5% Rate May Be Hard To Resist

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon.

Ep 1194: Boris's Brexit Damaging Britain More than Any Other Country

Economist Jim Power joins Eamon to discuss the impact of Brexit on European trade and how working from home could change our towns and cities for good and bad.

Ep 1174: Ireland’s Corporate Tax Rate - When Janet Met Paschal

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon about the potential impact of the changes to Corporate Tax rates approved by the G20.

Ep 1097: Europe Must Follow Biden's Lead In Post-Covid Economics

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon about the supports necessary for small and medium businesses as the Irish economy gets ready to reopen.

Ep 1029: No Good Will Come From Ulster Bank's Departure

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon about the news that Ulster Bank will leave the Irish market after 160 years.

Ep 1021: Covid-19 - Austerity Not An Option In Post-Pandemic Economy

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon.

Ep 966: Price Hikes, Jobs Losses and Serious Problems for Agri-foods in No Deal Brexit

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon about the impact of Brexit on Irish business.

Ep 948: The World's Economy in Uncharted Territory

Eamon is joined by Chris Johns and Jim Power to discuss the economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the different strategies used by the Irish and UK governments to deal with it.

Ep 922: Covid-19 - The Economy Going Places It's Never Gone Before

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon about the short term and long term impact of lockdown.

Ep 901: Budget 2021 - Doing Whatever it Takes

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon.

Ep 883: Covid-19 - Facing Economic Waste Land

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon.

Ep 847: Covid-19 – Another Lockdown Would Be Ruinous

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon about the prospect of another lockdown and the social effects of economic decisions.

Ep 823: Covid-19 – Austerity Not the Answer to Economic Disaster

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon about the impact of the coronavirus crisis on businesses around the country.

Ep 766: When We Get Back to Business, Support Your Local High Street

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon about the impact of the coronavirus on small and medium businesses around the country, and their importance to the national economy.

Ep 745: Real Jobs, Real Fear, Real Pain

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon.

Ep 709: Covid-19 - Capitalism's Greatest Challenge

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon.

Ep 686: Europe Must Unite or We Face Catastrophe

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon.

Ep 676: Facing an Economic Wasteland if Governments Fail to Deal with Crisis

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon about how Governments and banks must respond to the current crisis.

Ep 662: Covid-19 Could Lead to Economic Devastation

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon.

Ep 470: Brexit - Unprecedented chaos in the event of no deal

Economist Jim Power on the consequences of a no deal Brexit for north and south of Ireland.

Ep 354: Winners and losers in the Brexit drama

Economist Jim Power joins Eamon to discuss the implications of Brexit on Irish business. Who are the potential winners and losers?

Ep 319: What will Brexit cost Ireland?

As the vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal approaches, Eamon is joined by economist Jim Power to discuss the possible consequences for the Irish economy.

Ep 237: Brexit – an Irish perspective

Economist Jim Power joins Eamon in the studio to discuss Brexit and the likely effects it will have on Ireland and the Irish economy.

Ep 173: Italian crisis pushes EU to the brink

Eamon is joined in studio by economist Jim Power to discuss the crisis in Italy, how it might affect Ireland the danger it poses to the European Union.

Ep 138: The Donald, the trade war, and the porn star

Eamon is joined by Niall Stanage from Washington, and in studio by economist Jim Power, to discuss Donald Trump's trade war, the effect it may have on the American and world economy, and the ongoing saga involving porn star Stormy Daniels.

Ep 52: NAMA - The Institution that Answers to No One

Jim Power is Chief Economist at Friends First and a columnist at the Irish Examiner. He joins Eamon to talk about NAMA.