New Vacancy: Lectureship in Economics in UCC

Lectureship in Economics, Department of Economics, Cork University Business School

Permanent Whole-Time Post

UCC wishes to make an appointment to the role of Lecturer in Economics with a particular emphasis in the area of financial\quantitative economics.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Edward Shinnick, Head, Department of Economics. Email:

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale: €34,748 – €61,370 (Scale B) / €36,658 – €58,397 (Scale A) Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 22nd June 2021.

For more information and Application Form please see website:

Stability Programme Update, April 2021

As part of the European Semester, euro area countries publish updates of their Stability Programmes in April of each year. The draft of Ireland’s 2021 SPU has been published by the Department of Finance and is available here.

As well as the draft SPU itself, the Department have posted additional material such as a spreadsheet of past forecasts and a snapshot of real-time economic indicators. These can also be found at the link above.

Sean Barrett on Building Houses

Sean Barrett in the Irish Independent writes on a two-step solution to our housing crisis – cut costs and build more, simple as that.

2021 Economic Letters from the Central Bank

Volume 2021 of the Central Bank’s Economic Letters series has seen a set of interesting contributions across a range of topics so far this year. The Economic Letters published to date are:

New Vacancy: Lectureship in Economics in NUIG

J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, National University of Ireland Galway

Lecturer (Above the Bar) in Economics

Applications are invited for a permanent lectureship post, which will be located within the Discipline of Economics of the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at the National University of Ireland Galway. The Discipline seeks to provide a flourishing and diverse academic environment which integrates teaching and research, theory and empirical applications, in a policy-oriented and interdisciplinary way. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching, supervision, and examining at all levels, engage in scholarship and research, and contribute to the administration of the Discipline, the School and the College.

Candidates should hold a PhD in Economics, have demonstrated ability in teaching and capacity for supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and have a research profile commensurate with the position. The successful candidate will contribute to relevant teaching and examining at all levels, including the B.A., B.Comm. and B.Sc. degrees at undergraduate level and the various M.Econ.Sc. programs at postgraduate level; engage in scholarship and research; and assist with administration and the development of the Economics Discipline and J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Thursday 15th April 2021. 

For more information and Application Form please see website: