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.
- Assistant Professor Tara Mitchell awarded Denis Conniffe Prize
The Department of Economics would like to congratulate Assistant Professor Tara Mitchell who recently won the Denis Conniffe award for best paper presented by a young economist at the Irish Economics Association Annual Conference. The title of the paper was 'Middlemen, Bargaining and Price Information: Is Knowledge Power?'
- Former President of the European Parliament Pat Cox and TCD Economist Antoin Murphy speak on British and Irish Relations in a Changing EU
A lecture on British and Irish relations in a changing EU was given by the former President of the European Parliament, Pat Cox, Trinity College, Professor Emeritus, Antoin Murphy, and Director of the Centre for European Reform, Charles Grant at the Embassy of Ireland in London on Thursday, May 2nd.
- David Newbery gives seminar in the Department of Economics
The Department of Economics, in association with the Electricity Research Centre, was delighted to welcome David Newbery (Emeritus Professor of Economics at Cambridge University) to give a seminar on April 26th 2013.
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The Grattan Scholars
PhD Scholarship Programme with the aim of advancing cutting-edge social science research and teaching. PhD application deadline 31 March, 2013.
Now Accepting Postgraduate Applications