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.
- 30th Student Economic Review Celebrated with Reunion of Alumni
The 30th volume of the Student Economic Review (SER) was celebrated with a landmark event when committee members from each of the past twenty-nine years were invited to attend its launch.
- Trinity and Harvard go Head-to-Head in Student Economic Review Debate
Debating teams from Trinity College Dublin and Harvard tackled the motion ‘This house is not afraid of cheap oil’ at the second of the annual Student Economic Review debates co-hosted with the Philosophical Society last month.
- Nobel Laureate Speaks at 2016 Trinity Economic Forum
2002 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Vernon Smith, spoke to a packed theatre of students, academics, and policymakers, from Ireland and abroad at recent event co-hosted by the Student Economic Review.
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The Grattan Scholars
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