Below are some pictures from the recent IEA annual conference held at the Central Bank
Donal O’Neill and Niamh Holton who won the Brendan Walsh prize for best paper in the ESR this year with editor Martina Lawless
Rowena Pecchenino incoming president of the IEA presenting at the conference
Morgan Kelly presenting at the conference
John McHale outgoing President of the IEA
Olivier Blanchard giving the Edgeworth Lecture
Slide from Olivier Blanchard’s Edgeworth Lecture
Wendy Carlin giving the ESR lecture
Alejandra Ramos receives the Conniffe prize for best paper by a young economist at the conference
Benjamin Elsner receives the Norvartis Prize for best health paper at the conference
Prof Olivier Blanchard gave the annual Edgeworth Lecture at the recent Irish Economic Association Meetings at the Central Bank. His lecture was entitled ” Should we reject the natural rate hypothesis?”
Please find attached a link to slides from this talk
Congratulations to Alejandra Ramos (TCD) on winning the Conniffe prize for the best paper by a young economist at the 2018 Irish Economic Association Annual Meetings. Alejandra received the prize for her paper titled “Household Decision Making with Violence: Implications for Transfer Programs”.
Above Alejandra is pictured with John McHale outgoing president of the IEA
Congratulations to Benjamin Elsner (UCD) and Florin Wozny (IZA) on winning the Novartis prize for the best paper in Health Economics at the 2018 Irish Economic Association annual meeting. The winning paper was titled ” The human capital cost of radiation: Long run evidence from exposure outside the womb”
In the photo Benjamin is presented the prize by Siobhan O’Brien from Norvartis
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 (email@example.com).
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.