Irish Economic Association Annual Conference 2023

The 36th Annual Irish Economic Association Conference will be organised by the Economic and Social Research Institute and held in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone on Thursday, May 4th and Friday, May 5th, 2023.

The Conference will features two international plenary lectures – the Edgeworth Lecture and the ESR Lecture.  A number of prizes will be awarded including the Denis Conniffe prize for the best paper by a young economist, the Brendan Walsh prize for the best paper published in the Economic and Social Review, the Novartis prize for the best health economics paper, and the Irish Society for Women in Economics (ISWE) prize for the best paper presented by a women economist.

The Association invites submissions of papers to be considered for the conference programme. Preference will be given to submissions that include a full paper. Papers may be on any area in Economics, Finance and Econometrics.

The closing date for submissions will be Friday, 17th February. The formal call for papers, including submission requirements, will issue shortly.

Online Event: Reconstructing the Economy of Ukraine

The J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics and the Whitaker Institute for Innovation and Societal Change at NUI Galway will host an online event on Reconstructing the Economy of Ukraine at 6.00 p.m. (Irish time) on April 26. The event is free but registration is required. To register for the event, please go to:

Webinar Registration – Zoom

The main speaker is Professor Tymofiy Mylovanov. Professor Mylovanov is the President of Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh. He served as Minister of Economic Development, Trade, and Agriculture in Ukraine from 2019 to 2020.

Also speaking will be Professor Barry Eichengreen. Professor Eichengreen is the George C. Pardee & Helen N. Pardee Chair and Distinguished Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has served as a Senior Policy Advisor to the International Monetary Fund.

The event will be chaired by Dr. Edel Doherty, Lecturer in Economics at NUI Galway.

Fiscal Council Webinar on Long-Run Public Finance Data

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council is launching some new research and a new database of the Irish public finances since the foundation of the State.

It is organising a webinar exploring some of the key tax and spending trends over the past century with Professor Patrick Honohan as a discussant.

The webinar takes place on Thursday 21st April at 10am and you can register by signing up at:

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Qga6g2ctRC-v2bgtqEe_uQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

CSO Seminar: Government Finance Statistics

The CSO will host an online Government Financial Statistics seminar on Wednesday 27th April 2022 from14.00-16.00 and registration is available at the following link:

Government Finance Statistics Seminar – CSO – Central Statistics Office

The seminar will look at the Classifications, Compilation and Outputs of the Government Accounts in CSO using quarterly government finance statistics (GFS) and annual excessive deficit procedure (EDP) data. It will expand on what the statistics tell us about the significance of the government sector in Ireland. The use of GFS and EDP data at the European Commission will be explored by speakers from DG ECFIN (European Commission Directorate‑General for Economic and Financial Affairs).

Through CSO presentations and user perspectives, this online seminar will help users to make the most of the wealth of detail in the accounts.

Speakers:
Jennifer Banim, Assistant Director General – Economic Statistics, Central Statistics Office
Stephen McDonagh, Central Statistics Office
Norita Murphy, Central Statistics Office
Tom Fitzgerald, Central Statistics Office
Derek Stynes, Central Statistics Office
Ingrid Toming, DG ECFIN
Antonino Barbera Mazzola, DG ECFIN

IEA Conference: Submission Deadline – 11 February

A reminder that the deadline for submitting your paper to the 35th Annual Irish Economic Association Conference is the end of this week.

The deadline for submissions is Friday 11th of February 2022 and submissions can be made through this site.

The 35th Annual Irish Economic Association Conference will be hosted by the University of Limerick in the Castletroy Park Hotel on Thursday 5th May and Friday 6th May 2022. 

Please note that the conference will be held in person and will not be a hybrid or online conference.