Research by Aedín Doris, Donal O'Neill and Olive Sweetman examining the impact of cuts to unemployment benefits on youth unemployment was featured at the 13th IZA Labour Market Policy Evaluation conference.
Date: Tuesday, 10 October 2017
The annual Maynooth University Accountancy Showcase took place on Tuesday October 3rd 2017 in the Iontas Building, Maynooth University. All the leading professional accounting firms including PWC, E&Y,KPMG,Deloitte, Grant Thornton, Mazars, BDO, RBK, Crowe Horwath, IFAC and Smith & Williamson attended as well as Hedgeserv, Kerry, The Office of the Auditor & Comptroller General, Revenue, Central Bank and IFS Statestreet. Overall the event was a great success.
Date: Monday, 09 October 2017
Maynooth University Labour Economist, Dr. Aedín Doris, has been awarded the 2017 Miriam Hederman O’Brien Gold Medal by the Foundation for Fiscal Studies in in association with the Irish Times for her research on Higher Education Financing Reform for Ireland.
Date: Monday, 09 October 2017
Lena Golubovska a recent PhD graduate from the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting tells the Irish Times that doing a PhD in Maynooth was one of the greatest things to happen in her life.
Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2017
A video of the recent conference on Funding Higher Education organised by Dr. Aedín Doris, Maynooth University is now available.
Date: Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Dr. Aedín Doris, Economics, Maynooth University, is organising a conference on Higher Education Funding and the Potential Role of Income-Contingent Student Loans. A line up of intenational experts will discuss the financing of Higher Education. The conference will take place from 9.30am-12.30pm, Thursday, September 7, 2017 in the Meeting Room, Royal Irish Academy House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2.
Date: Friday, 25 August 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