Maynooth University Labour Economist, Prof. Donal O'Neill and co-author Niamh Holton (Central Statistics Office) have been awarded the prestigious 2018 inaugural Brendan Walsh Prize for Economic and Social Research. They were awarded the honour for their paper “The Changing Nature of Irish Wage Inequality from Boom to Bust,” which was chosen by the council of Economic and Social Studies as the best paper published in the Economic and Social Review in 2017.
Date: Tuesday, 15 May 2018
The Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting were delighted to host another successful Junior Certificate Business Studies Awards ceremony in the historic setting of the Aula Maxima on 30th January 2018. Prof Philip Nolan on behalf of Maynooth University recognised the contribution to teaching and promotion of excellence in Junior Certificate Business Studies of 97 individual schools, while also acknowledging the extraordinary achievement of over 550 of their students who achieved excellence in their 2017 higher-level exam. The event is run in association with the Business Studies Teachers Association of Ireland and in conjunction with the Department of Law and the School of Business.
Date: Tuesday, 06 February 2018
The Department of Economics, Finance & Accounting at Maynooth University will award two four-year doctoral fellowships in financial econometrics or empirical finance commencing in September 2018. Closing date for applications is April 30th, 2018, unless positions are filled earlier.
Date: Friday, 12 January 2018
Maynooth's MSc in Economic and Financial Risk Analysis has been shortlisted for the Postgraduate Course of the Year
The Economics, Finance and Accounting Department at Maynooth University are delighted to announce that our MSc in Economic and Financial Risk Analysis has been shortlisted for the Postgraduate Course of the Year in the category Business, Finance and Management.
Date: Monday, 06 November 2017
Congratulations to all our Economics, Finance and Accounting Masters students graduating today. Great to hear that everyone is doing so well.
Date: Wednesday, 01 November 2017
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