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    Saturday 10 - 11am

    The Business Saturday 20 September 2014

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    A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Richard Curran
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    Hans Werner Sinn

    Taoiseach Enda Kenny has pledged a series of tax cuts that will cover the next three years. So is the era of austerity about to end? To discuss, we're joined by Professor Hans Werner Sinn, a member of the Advisory Council of the German Ministry of Economics and "one of ten people who have changed the world" according to the London Independent.
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    Business and Politics

    Business played a huge role in the lead-up to the Scottish Referendum as various industries warned of dire consequences should the Yes campaign succeed. But what about business and politics in Ireland? Do industry leaders have too much influence on our society? We're joined by Padraic White, former MD of the IDA and Professor Frank Barry of TCD
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    The Science of Persuasion

    Dr Robert Cialdini is a Professor of Marketing and Psychology at Arizona University, a New York Times best-selling author, and co-author of "The Small Big : Small Changes that Spark Big Influence". He joins us from London to explain how everyone, from small business to big government, uses tricks to influence our behaviour.
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    Nadim Sadek

    In 2003, businessman Nadim Sadek outbid Ronan Keating to buy Inis Turk Beag in Clew Bay, Co. Mayo. He intended to turn it into a base for a number of businesses. However, things did not go as well as he had hoped. He joins us to tell the story.
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    Burning The Midnight Oil

    Many a brave soul stayed up on Thursday night to watch the Scottish referendum unfold. Our TV screens were full of images of count officials working through the night. But for some, that's a nightly reality. Liam Geraghty stayed up past his bedtime to meet some of Ireland's nocturnal workers

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