On June 14th the Tánaiste announced proposals to introduce a living wage for all employees. This proposal was undeprinned by research conducted by Maynooth University labour economists Dr. Aedín Doris, Professor Donal O'Neill and Dr. Olive Sweetman who provided the evidence base for the new proposed liviing wage.
Date: Friday, 24 June 2022
Dr. Irene Mosca awarded Novartis prize for Health Economics at the 2022 Irish Economics Association meetings.
Dr. Irene Mosca awarded Novartis prize for best paper in the area of Health Economics at the 2022 Irish Economics Association Annual Conference.
Date: Monday, 09 May 2022
We have added several resources to our Secondary School Economics Subject Support Program, including a video on Income Inequality for leaving certificate students.
Date: Thursday, 24 March 2022
Open to all MU Economics Department Alumni. Why Machine Learning? Machine Learning is a form of artificial intelligence. It effectively automates the process of analytical model building and allows machines to adapt to new scenarios independently.
Date: Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Dr. Aedin Doris, Prof. Donal O'Neill and Dr. Olive Sweetman are interviewed in this latest Irish Times piece on measuring school performance.
Date: Friday, 07 January 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Irene Mosca on her latest article published for RTE Brainstorm "How Ireland dealt with 1951’s deadly flu epidemic"
This piece compares the current Covid-19 pandemic with the flu epidemic that hit Ireland in 1951. The similarities between the two are striking. However, there also important differences.
Date: Tuesday, 04 January 2022
The Department of Economics is delighted to announce a new programme; BSc Economics integrated with MSc Economics with the CAO code MH415. Students will be admitted to the programme in September 2022.
Date: Tuesday, 26 October 2021
The four-week 'Workshop on GIS for Economists' by Dr Bruno Morando, brings together our current students at all levels with the postgraduate alumni.
Date: Thursday, 07 October 2021
Congratulations to Dr Olive Sweetman from the Department of Economics on her appointment as chairperson of the Economic and Social Studies Council
Congratulations to Dr Olive Sweetman from the Department of Economics on her appointment as chairperson of the Economic and Social Studies Council. Economic and Social Studies was established to foster and promote education in the social and economic sciences.
Date: Tuesday, 05 October 2021
Despite the lack of face-to-face interaction, the move to online has resulted in increased student engagement, says Professor of International Business at Maynooth University (MU), Audra Mockaitis in THE IRISH TIMES this week.
Date: Thursday, 03 June 2021