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.
- School Public Lecture The Brexit Debate – EU Integration or Disintegration?
The School of Social Sciences and Philosophy recently hosted a critical analysis of some of the key political, legal and economic issues relating to the question being put to UK voters on June 23, 2016.
- Launch of new book - Made in Africa: Learning to Compete in Industry
Official launch of book co-authored by economics academic and Chair of TIDI, Professor Carol Newman, as part of TIDI’s (Trinity International Development Initiative) celebrations to mark Africa Day which focused on the African Year of Human Rights.
- Henry Grattan lecture on Reflections on the Irish Economy – 1916-2016
Former Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Prof Patrick Honohan gave the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy’s annual Henry Grattan lecture hosted by the Embassy of Ireland in London.
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The Grattan Scholars
PhD Scholarship Programme with the aim of advancing cutting-edge social science research and teaching.