Economic Letters 

The Central Bank is releasing a new economic publication – an economics letters series. The series, which is modelled on similar type publications released by some institutions in the Federal Reserve system in the United States, will comprise of short notes on particular domestic economic considerations. Using standard economic approaches, relevant policy issues pertinent to the Irish economy will be addressed in a concise and accessible manner. Letters will appear periodically and the publication will be an online one only.

   Publications - [Displaying most recent 5]
DateTitle and Description
Economic Letter - Vol 2014, No. 516/07/2014Economic Letter - Vol 2014, No. 5
Interest-only mortgages in Ireland - Jane Kelly, Gerard Kennedy & Tara McIndoe-Calder
Economic Letter - Vol 2014, No. 4 27/06/2014Economic Letter - Vol 2014, No. 4
Operational targets and the yield curve: the euro area and Switzerland - Danielle Kedan and Rebecca Stuart
Economic Letter - Vol 2014, No. 3  16/05/2014Economic Letter - Vol 2014, No. 3
Profling the indebtedness of Irish SMEs - Fergal McCann
Economic Letter- Vol 2014, No. 209/04/2014Economic Letter- Vol 2014, No. 2
Do Irish households respond to deposit rates? - Jane Kelly, Nuala O'Donnell, Martina Sherman & Maria Woods. This letter focuses on the Irish household deposit market, describing some of the key developments in this segment during the crisis. It also tests if deposit movements are affected by differences in deposit rates across the banks, over the period 2003Q1 through 2013Q2.
Economic Letter - Vol 2014, No. 106/03/2014Economic Letter - Vol 2014, No. 1
Using data from a survey of degree graduates, this Letter presents some new empirical evidence on trends in starting salaries for new graduate labour market entrants pre and post the downturn in the Irish economy- Thomas Conefrey & Richard Smith