Monday, September 20, 2010

7th Annual Meeting of the Irish Society of New Economists: in TCD on 24-25 September

The 7th annual meeting of the Irish Society of New Economists (ISNE) will take place in Trinity College Dublin on 24-25 September, 2010. This year's conference is organised by Christian Danne, Benjamin Elsner and Eoin McGuirk; and features 28 sessions over two days with 112 presentations in total. There are speakers from 66 economics departments representing 20 European countries. This year's conference has a strong focus on labour economics and international economics. There are sessions dealing with hotly debated topics such as trade finance, labour market rigidities, the role of labour market institutions, and the effects of fiscal policy. In addition, there will be a keynote speech by Professor Philip Lane (TCD and CEPR), one of the most senior figures in the field of international economics. The conference programme can be viewed and downloaded here; the schedule of talks is on pages 12-19 of the Pdf.

This year the conference is sponsored by the Irish Economic Association (IEA), the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Teagasc, Fitzpatrick Associates, Indecon, the UCD Geary Institute, the Trinity College Dublin (TCD) Economics Department, the TCD Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS), the TCD Long Room Hub, and the Statistical and Social Enquiry Society of Ireland (SSISI).

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