Department of Economics
Economics was first taught in Trinity College in 1832 when Mountifort Longfield was appointed to the newly established Chair of Political Economy, a chair endowed by the then Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin, Dr. Richard Whately. The Economics Department has a strong research record, with a particular emphasis on applied economics.
- Teaching Awards Recognise Inspiring Postgraduate Educators
Teaching assistants Alan Walsh (Economics), Michael Lyons (Philosophy), David Barrett (Political Science) and David Dunne (Sociology) were recently presented with Dermot McAleese Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding commitment teaching and learning.
- Trinity economist wins award to investigate innovative flexible loan products
Trinity economist Michael King wins $300,000 to investigate the impact of innovative loan products on micro-entrepreneurs in India
- Trinity Economist Publishes on Kenyan Financial Sector Transformation
To mark the launch of a new book on the transformation of the Kenyan Financial System since the turn of the century, Prof. Michael King publishes a summary on the high profile World Bank’s All About Finance blog.
In The SpotlightNow Accepting Postgraduate Applications
The Grattan Scholars
PhD Scholarship Programme with the aim of advancing cutting-edge social science research and teaching.