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Cherishing All Equally 2016: Economic Inequality in Ireland

Editor: Rory Hearne and Cian McMahon

Cherishing All Equally is TASC’s second annual report monitoring economic inequality in Ireland. It updates indicators for different dimensions of inequality such as income and wealth, social protection, education, childcare, etc. Separate chapters focus on economic inequality in relation to gender and to children. Ireland’s economic model involves low taxation and one of the highest rates of low paid work in the OECD. Consistent child poverty almost doubled during the recession.

Despite economic recovery, overall rates of material deprivation continue to rise.

 

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