Maynooth University has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program.
Maynooth University has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. “Students in these programs study the Candidate Body of Knowledge, which includes the core knowledge, skills, and abilities identified by practitioners worldwide as essential for successful practice,” said Neil Govier, CFA, Head of University Relations at CFA Institute. “By mastering the fundamentals of the CFA Program as well as the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct, these future investment professionals gain a strong foundation that helps prepare them well to join the growing CFA Institute community dedicated to promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society.”
Date: Monday, 26 June 2017
Maynooth accounting graduates continue to surpass the national average in the January 2017 sitting of Chartered Accountants Ireland Final Admitting Exams, with a pass rated of 71% above the national average of 63% (September 2016 exams Maynooth graduate pass rate was 85%, above the national average of 80%). We congratulate all those concerned and wish them the very best as they embark on their careers as qualified Chartered Accountants, flying the flag for Maynooth University.
Date: Tuesday, 02 May 2017
Is cutting unemployment benefits during a recession an effective way of reducing youth unemployment?
Is cutting unemployment benefits during a recession an effective way of reducing youth unemployment? New research carried out by Dr. Aedín Doris, Professor Donal O'Neill and Dr. Olive Sweetman of the Labour Economics Group at Maynooth University examine this issue by evaluating the labour market response of claimants aged 18-21 to a substantial cut in unemployment assistance payments introduced in Ireland in response to the Great Recession.
Date: Wednesday, 12 April 2017
The Labour Economics Group at Maynooth University in collaboration with colleagues in the Department of Sociology and the Department of Applied Social Science are pleased to host the 5th Annual NERI Labour Market Conference at Maynooth University on Friday 12th May.
Date: Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Research by Maynooth University Economist Professor Donal O'Neill is featured in a recent Irish Times article exploring the difficultites associated with measuring obesity.
Date: Tuesday, 07 March 2017
The Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting is delighted to host its annual Junior Certificate awards night at 7:30pm 24th January in the Aula Maxima Maynooth University.
Date: Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Following our recent contribution to the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry and our ongoing involvement in the Low Pay Commission, Maynooth Economists continue to play a key role in influencing and shaping Economic and Social Policy in Ireland. On Thursday 24th November, Dr. Aedín Doris, a labour market expert in the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, provided expert testimony to the Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills on the role of income contingent loans in financing Higher Education in Ireland.
Date: Friday, 25 November 2016
Maynooth University has become the latest university to be welcomed into the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Affiliation Program.
Date: Friday, 23 June 2017
Irish Accountancy Awards – Excellence in Education and Training Winners 2017 The Accounting Group were delighted with their success at the Irish Accountancy Awards 2017 being declared Winners of the Excellence in Education and Training category. The award which recognises excellence in the delivery and development of knowledge or skills in the Accountancy Profession was presented to Aodhdín Casey, on behalf of the Accounting Group by John McCarrick, Institute of Incorporated Public Accountants.
Date: Saturday, 20 May 2017
Maynooth MSc in Economic and Financial Risk Analysis now an academic partner for the GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals)
Latest distinction for the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting MSc in Economic and Financial Risk Analysis recognises the quality and the breadth of the teaching provided for in the degree.
Date: Wednesday, 03 May 2017