Professor Mardi Dungey, Professor of Economics and Finance and Associate Dean of Research at the University of Tasmania, has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Economics, Finance & Accounting at Maynooth University from January 2015 for a three year term. Mardi’s research interests combine the empirical sides of finance and economics, particulary in her interests in the effects of financial crises on open economies and policy assessment. She is responsible for developments in modelling frameworks for open economies and for applications to Australian and other economies. Mardi is an expert in contagion effects during financial crises and has a recent book on modelling contagion published by OUP. You can read more about Mardi’s work here.
Professor Kevin O’Rourke has been appointed as a Visiting Professor in Economics at UCD. Currently University of Oxford Chichele Professor of Economic History and Fellow of All Souls College, Kevin’s research lies at the intersection of economic history and international economics. He has done a lot of work on the history of globalization, and is currently working on the history of the international economy during the interwar period. He is also interested in the political economy of trade and trade policy, in the links between globalization and war, and more generally in the history of economic growth.
The 29th Annual Irish Economic Association Conference will be held at the Institute of Banking, IFSC, 1 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1 on Thursday May 7th and Friday May 8th, 2015. Edgar Morgenroth (Economic and Social Research Institute) is the local organizer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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 8th of February 2015 and submissions can be made through this site.
The Twenty-sixth annual conference of the Irish Economic Association will be held on 26th and 27th April, 2012 at the Institute of Bankers, North Wall Quay. Dublin. The Conference will run over 2 days, starting at 9am on the morning of Thursday 26th, and finishing before 7pm on Friday 27th. As it is not based in a hotel, accommodation arrangements will be separate from the main conference registration. The Conference Programme and Booking Form are now available.