Department of Economics News
- 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.
- TCD team among finalists in the Econometric Game 2013
Trinity College Dublin was among the 10 finalists in the internationally respected Econometric Game 2013, hosted April 9-11 by the University of Amsterdam. The team was composed of five postgraduate Economics students: Sara Mitchell (PhD), Benedetta Bianchi (PhD), Lionel Cottier (MSc), Nick Fitzpatrick (MSc), and Jason Somerville (MSc).
- Launch of the Student Economic Review
This year saw the launch of the 27th Edition of the Student Economic Review. Under the supervision of the Trinity College Department of Economics and SER President Prof John O'Hagan, the review is run by a committee of Junior Sophisters and comprises a selection of the best undergraduate papers from the last year.
- Economics Academic Elected to Fellowship of Trinity College Dublin
The Department of Economics is pleased to congratulate Assistant Professor Carol Newman who has been elected to Fellowship of Trinity College Dublin. Trinity College Dublin was founded as a corporation consisting of the Provost, the Fellows and the Scholars. Scholars are elected annually in various subjects on the result of an examination held in Trinity term. Scholarship or research achievement of a high order is the primary qualification for Fellowship, coupled with evidence of the candidate's contribution to the academic life of the College and an effective record in teaching.
- Economics Students Awarded Foundation Scholarship, 2013
The Department of Economics is delighted to extend its congratulations to Conor McGlynn (TSM), Feidhlim McGowan (TSM), Colm Farrell (BESS), Sean Healy (BESS), George Leopold Sorg-Langhans (BESS), Catalina De La Sota Bouyssou (PPES) and William Dunne (PPES) who were announced as new Scholars of the College. Scholars are elected annually on the basis of very high achievement in a special examination.