The Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting at Maynooth University is delighted to announce a new link with financial company Clear Financial and Solar 21. The relationship will see a new 12 week internship created at Clear Financial and Solar 21 for students from the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting.
Date: Wednesday, 27 June 2018
Deputy Governor Donnery: Rationale for setting a positive Countercyclical Capital Buffer is compelling
Sharon Donnery, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Ireland, argues that the case in favour of setting a positive Countercyclical Capital Buffer (CCyB) sufficiently early in the economic cycle, to build in resilience and mitigate pro-cyclicality in a downturn, is compelling.
Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018
At a talk hosted by the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, Maynooth University, Sharon Donnery, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, argued in favour of banks setting aside additional capital to protect themsevels in the event of another economic downturn.
Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018
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
Dr. Michael Hayden, Lecturer in Accounting, in the Department of Economics, Finance & Accounting graduated recently with his PhD in Accounting. Michael completed his PhD under the supervision of Dr. Ruth Mattimoe at DCU. The title of Michael's thesis was Sensemaking and Financial Decision-making on Irish Farms. Throughout this research project Michael collaborated with a number of key stakeholder groups in the Irish Agricultural Industry, including: Teagasc, IFAC Accountants, the Irish Farmers Association and the Irish Agricultural Consultants Association.
Date: Monday, 27 November 2017
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