- TCD economist contributes to new book on rented sector
Ronan Lyons, Assistant Professor of Economics at Trinity College Dublin, is one of the contributors to a new book, 'Renting in Ireland', edited by Lorcan Sirr. The book, which includes perspectives on the social, voluntary and private rented sectors and is the first book of its kind for Ireland, includes a wide array of contributors. Ronan's chapter outlines trends in rents in Ireland since the 1940s and spatial trends over the last 15 years. The book is available to purchase from the IPA.
- Trinity PhD wins ECPR ‘best politics thesis’ prize
The ECPR (European Consortium for Political Research) has awarded its prestigious 2014 Jean Blondel prize to Carolina Plescia’s thesis ‘Split-Ticket Voting in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems: A Theoretical and Methodological Investigation’. Dr Plescia’s thesis research was conducted in the Department of Political Science, Trinity College Dublin, under the supervision of Michael Marsh and Ken Benoit.
- New Edition of 'The Economy of Ireland' Launched by Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan
The completely reworked 12th edition of The Economy of Ireland: National and Sectoral Policy Issues edited by Professor of Economics, John O’Hagan and Assistant Professor in Economics, Carol Newman in the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy, Trinity College Dublin, was launched on November 18th by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, at Government Buildings.
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