Organised by ESRI, UCD, the Geary Institute, UL and the University of Stirling, the theme for this year’s conference is “Learning from Crisis”. The venue is the Institute of Banking (map), North Wall Quay, Dublin 1 on 25th February 2015.
To cover costs of room hire and tea/coffee, there will be a charge of 40 euros, and you can pay here. [[Please note, registration has now closed.]]
The Programme is below.
Registration: 8.30 – 9.15
Session 1 9:15 – 10:45
1A. Housing and Debt
Chair: John Hogan, Department of Finance
- Ronan Doyle (PWC): “Recovery in the Irish Banking Market – Are we there yet?”
- Kieran McQuinn (ESRI): “Deleveraging in a highly indebted property market: Who does it and are there implications for household consumption?”
- Yvonne McCarthy (CBI): “Disentangling the mortgage arrears crisis: The role of the labour market, income volatility and housing equity”.
1A. Labour Market
Chair: Philip O’Connell (UCD, Geary)
- Elish Kelly, Gillian Kingston, Helen Russell, Fran McGinnity (ESRI), “The Equality Impact of the Employment Crisis”.
- Aedin Doris Donal O’Neill and Olive Sweetman (Maynooth), “’Wage Responses to the Great Recession”.
- Seamus McGuinness and Adele Bergin (ESRI), “Over-education in Europe: Is there scope for a common policy approach?”
Session 2 11:15 – 13.00
Chair: Liam Delaney (U. Stirling)
- Irene Mosca (TCD) and Alan Barrett (TCD): “The Impact of Voluntary and Involuntary Retirement on Mental Health: Evidence from Older Irish Adults”
- Tony Fahey (UCD): “Family and Fertility in Ireland: a Human Capital Perspective’.
- Micheál Collins (NERI): “Ireland’s Income Distribution, Pre-Distribution and Re-distribution: some observations”
- Sanna Nivakoski (TCD) “The exchange motive in intergenerational transfers”
2B. Energy and Utilities
Chair: Ronan Gallagher, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
- Lisa Ryan (UCD) “The rebound effects of energy efficiency policy – a new economic objective?”
- Cathal Guiomard (DCU) “Avoiding Regulatory Capture”
- Colm McCarthy: “IAG’s Bid for Aer Lingus: How Heathrow Slots Actually Work”
- Jim Deegan (UL): “Taking Tourism Seriously for Future Economic Development”
Lunch Break 13.00 – 1:45
Session 3 1:45 – 3:15
Chair: Jim Walsh, Department of Social Protection.
- David Madden (UCD): “’Bridging the Gaps: Inequalities in Children’s Educational Outcomes in Ireland”
- Darragh Flannery (UL): “An Investigation of Spatial and Social Inequalities in Higher Education Participation”
- Christopher Whelan (Geary) Helen Russell (ESRI) and Bertrand Maître (ESRI) “Economic Stress & the Great Recession in Ireland: Polarization, Individualization or ‘Middle Class Squeeze’”?
3B. Financial Regulation
Chair: Stephen Kinsella (UL)
- Lars Frisell (CBI): “The timing of macroprudential intervention: The Central Bank’s new LTV and LTI regulations”
- Elaine Byrne (TCD) “ Veto Players and Relational Distance: Enforcement in Irish Financial Regulation”
- Aidan Regan (UCD): “Taming Global Finance in an Age of Capital: Wage-Setting Institutions Mitigating Effects on Housing Bubbles”
Coffee 3:15 – 3:30
Session 4 3:30 – 5:00
4. Plenary: Economics after the Crisis
What have we learned from the Great Recession and the Irish crisis about the economy and about economics, economic models and policy?
Chair: Frances Ruane (ESRI)
- Karl Whelan (UCD)
- John McHale (NUIG)
- Frank Barry (TCD)