- Economics PhD Student Michael Curran Awarded Conniffe Prize
The Department of Economics would like to congratulate Michael Curran who recently won the Denis Conniffe prize for the best paper presented by a young economist at the Irish Economics Association Annual Meeting. Michael received the prize for his paper titled “Interest Rate Volatility and Macroeconomic Dynamics”.
- Professor Gaia Narciso publishes paper in the Journal of Urban Economics
Professor Gaia Narciso, with Guglielmo Barone, Bank of Italy, has published a paper on ‘Organized crime and business subsidies: Where does the money go?’ in the Journal of Urban Economics. The paper analyses the role of organized crime in the allocation of public subsidies to businesses.
- Dr Will Phelan presents at the University of Copenhagen
Dr Will Phelan was an invited speaker at iCourts - the Danish National Research Foundation's Centre of Excellence for International Courts - on 29 April 2015. During his stay, he presented his new book "In Place of Inter-State Retaliation: The European Union's Rejection of WTO-style Trade Sanctions and Trade Remedies" (Oxford UP, 2015).
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The Grattan Scholars
Three prestigious PhD Scholarships are to be awarded in 2015/2016.