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
The Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting are delighted to welcome Margaret D'Arcy back as guest lecturer in Accounting this academic year.
Date: Thursday, 22 September 2016
Dr. Maria Woods and Dr. Michael Wosser recently conferred with PhDs in Finance from Maynooth University.
The Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting would like to congratulate Dr. Maria Woods and Dr. Michael Wosser who were recently conferred with their PhDs in Finance from Maynooth University.
Date: Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Maynooth University Economics Graduate Appointed Chair of Health Economics at University of Queensland
Maynooth University Economics PhD graduate Dr. Brenda Gannnon has recently been appointed chair of Health Economics at the University of Queensland, Australia.
Date: Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Kate Walsh (Presentation Secondary School, Loughboy, Kilkenny) and 1st place winner in the Senior Cycle Young Economist of the Year Awards 2016 was a guest at the 30th Annual Irish Economic Association Annual Meetings.
Date: Friday, 20 May 2016
IAFA 2016 Spring Seminar. Hosted by Maynooth University on 16th March 2016. Guest Speaker Professor Chris Pong (Heriot-Watt University)
Date: Wednesday, 16 March 2016
The Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) in association with Laois and Kilkenny Education Centres, the Department of Economics, Finance & Accounting Maynooth University, the Irish Economic Association and St. Angela's College are delighted to host the Young Economist(s) of the Year National Awards for post-primary students in Citywest Hotel, Saggart, Dublin on Monday March 14th 2016.
Date: Thursday, 10 March 2016