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Foundation for Fiscal Studies Miriam Hederman O’Brien Research Prize 2016

By 14 April 2016 No Comments

The Foundation for Fiscal Studies ( 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

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