The 32nd Annual Irish Economic Association Conference will be held at the Central Bank of Ireland, New Wapping Street, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1 on Thursday May 10th and Friday May 11th, 2018. Gerard O’Reilly (Central Bank of Ireland) is the local organiser (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The ESR guest lecture will be given by Professor Wendy Carlin (University College London and the CORE project) and the Edgeworth Lecture by Professor Olivier Blanchard (MIT and PIIE).
The Association invites submissions of papers to be considered for the conference programme. Papers may be on any area in Economics, Finance and Econometrics.
The deadline for submitted articles is the 11thof February 2018 and submissions can be made through this site.
Last year the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment initiated a process aimed at updating and revising the curriculum and assessment methods for Leaving Certificate Economics.
On behalf of the IEA, Dr. Kevin Denny (UCD), Dr. Aedin Doris (Maynooth University) & Dr. Stephen Kinsella (UL) prepared a response to the original.
The original NCCA back ground paper is available at NCCA report and the response prepared by the Irish Economic Association is available at IEA Response.
Following the initial comments the NCCA ran a consultation on a new revised draft Leaving Certificate Economics specification. A link to the draft specification is available here. At the request of the NCCA Dr. Kevin Denny (UCD), Dr. Aedin Doris (Maynooth University) & Prof. Donal O’Neill (Maynooth University prepared a response to the this draft. This document is available here.
The 31st Annual Irish Economic Association Conference will be held in the Institute of Banking in Dublin on Thursday May 4th and Friday May 5th, 2017.
Frank Walsh from the school of economics UCD is the local organiser
Conference email: email@example.com
The ESR guest lecture will be given by Professor Deirdre McCloskey (University of Illinois at Chicago) and the Edgeworth Lecture by Professor John Muellbauer (University of Oxford).
The Association invites submissions of papers to be considered for the conference programme. Papers may be on any area in Economics, Finance or Econometrics.
The deadline for submitted articles is the 7th of February 2017 and submissions can be made through https://iea2017.exordo.com
The 30th Annual General Meeting of the Irish Economic Association will be held in NUI Galway on Friday May 6th 2016 at 17:00.
The Agenda is available here.
The minutes from last year’s meeting are available here.
The President’s report for 2015-2016 is available here.
The Foundation for Fiscal Studies (Fiscal.ie) awards an annual prize to recognise outstanding contributors in the area of Irish fiscal policy. A prize of €1,000 will be awarded, together with a commemorative Gold Medal.
Nominations are invited for work completed during the period 2014 and 2015 which has added to the public knowledge or understanding in areas such as taxation, public expenditure and other related fiscal policy topics. These contributions may include research papers, reports, books, book chapters, blog posts, opinion pieces or any other method which has publically provided new and relevant insights into these topics in Ireland.
Further details in relation to eligibility are contained in the call for nominations.
Last year’s prize was awarded in September 2015 to Rónán Hickey and Diarmaid Smyth for their paper ‘The Financial Crisis in Ireland and Government Revenues‘ which is available to read on the FFS website by following the link.
The authors presented their paper and received their prize from Minister Harris at an FFS event in the Mansion House details here.
Interested parties should note that the closing date for nominations is 30th April 2016 and that nominations of worthy work are encouraged from any party including the authors themselves. Nominations for the Prize should be made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.