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
Accounting students surpass FAE national average
Date: Friday, 25 November 2016
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
Dr. Tuvana Pastine, a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Maynooth University has just published a new book titled Introducing Game Theory: A Graphic Guide. The Graphic guide to Game Theory will help readers understand behaviour in everything from our social lives to business, global politics to evolutionary biology.
Date: Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Maynooth Economist invited to speak at major international conference on higher education financing.
Dr. Aedín Doris, a labour Economist at the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting Maynooth University has been invited to speak at a major international conference on higher education financing, at Tongji University, China. The proceedings of the conference are expected to have major impacts on both research and policy in the area of unversity funding.
Date: Wednesday, 19 October 2016
The annual Maynooth University Accountancy Showcase took place on Tuesday October 4th 2016 in the Iontas Building, Maynooth University.The event was a great success with all the leading professional accounting firms including PWC, E&Y,KPMG,Deloitte, Grant Thornton, Mazars, BDO, RBK, Crowe Horwath, RSM Ireland and Smith & Williamson attended as well as Hedgeserv, Kerry, Pfizer and IFS Statestreet.
Date: Wednesday, 12 October 2016