Below are details of a conference on the Irish economic situation. Admission is free, but spaces are limited. Places can be booked by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone (01) 7168335.
The conference website is here.
Responding to the Crisis
The UCD School of Economics, in association with the Dublin Economics Workshop, has arranged a half-day conference on the current economic crisis at the Royal College of Physicians, 6, Kildare St., Dublin 2, on January 12th. 2009.
14.15 Introductory Remarks
Rodney Thom (UCD)
14.20 Session 1: Fiscal Consolidation
Chair: John Fitz Gerald (ESRI)
Philip Lane (TCD): Fiscal Policy Options in the Euro Area
Ciaran O’Hagan (SocGen Paris): How Much Can Small Sovereigns Borrow?
Colm McCarthy (UCD): Expenditure Control and Fiscal Consolidation
Discussant: Karl Whelan (UCD)
Coffee at 15.45
16.00 Session 2: The Property Bubble and the Banking Crisis
Chair: Brendan Walsh (UCD)
Patrick Honohan (TCD): Resolving the Banking Crisis
Morgan Kelly (UCD): The Irish Property Bubble and its Consequences
Robbie Kelleher (Davy): Bank Solvency, Basle II and Accounting Standards
Discussant: Alan Ahearne (NUI Galway)
Conference concludes at 17.30.