Economics Research Seminar Series 2023-24

Seminars in are held on Tuesdays in CA101, Cairnes Building from 1pm, unless otherwise indicated.

If you are interested in joining the seminar series, please email us at economics@universityofgalway.ie 

Seminars in Semester 1 2023-24

Date Speaker Title
September 12th (Week 1) Matthew Collins The academic job market for economists - what is it and how does it work?
September 19th (Week 2) Matthew Collins Some advice and tips on how to give a well-structured academic seminar
September 26th (Week 3) Akhil Sasidharan Estimating the impact of Star Scientist moves on their research performance
October 3rd (Week 4)  Féidhlim McGowan, Luke McGrath, Terry Hynes Three examples of careers in economics outside of universities
October 10th (Week 5)  No Seminar  
October 17th (Week 6) Aidan Kane Data Visualisation
October 24th (Week 7) Tom McDermott The Academic Publication Process
October 31st (Week 8) Felipe Javier Aguiar Introduction to Latex
November 7th (Week 9) Zaid Hattab To explore heterogeneity in the cost-effectiveness of high flow nasal cannula (HFNC) therapy compared with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in children following extubation
November 14th (Week 10) James Curtin The organisation of government in Ireland 1900-1960: growth, efficiency, and specialisation
November 21st (Week 11) Gillian Salerno Preference Profiles and Sen Cycles
November 28th (Week 12) Oyinlola Ogunpaimo Farm-Level Greenhouse Gas Mitigation: Understanding the effect of Interactions and Heterogeneity
     

Seminars in Semester 2 2023-24

Date Speaker Title
January 9th (Week 1) Michael Lane Aspects of the Economic Analysis of Early 19th Century Local Government Expenditure in Co. Limerick
January 16th (Week 2) Geraldine Doolan Estimating the recreational value of a blue carbon ecosystem
January 23rd (Week 3) Jules Linden Social Policy responses to environmental taxes - Are carbon prices and revenue recycling compatible with a just transition?
January 30th (Week 4) Matthew Collins Talking about your research
February 6th (Week 5) Tuyen Tran Heterogeneous consumption behaviors and monetary policy in a tank model of Vietnamese economy
February 13th (Week 6) Garreth Gibney Avoidance Behaviours and Adaptation Constraints: Temperature and Time-Allocation in the UK
February 20th (Week 7) Terence Hynes Self-sufficiency in the healthcare workforce: A system dynamics model of the domestic and foreign-educated nursing and midwifery workforce in Ireland
February 27th (Week 8) Edward Henry Parental Health Spillovers of Child Morbidity: A Dynamic Panel Analysis
March 5th (Week 9) Alfred Afeku A Systematic Review of Micro Whole Farm Systems Simulation Models for Pasture Based Agriculture
March 12th (Week 10) first-year presentations Adetunji Adeleke, Simon Ngorok, Darragh Corcoran Adetunji: Coexisting Forms of Malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa
Simon: Climate change impacts and adaptation: Modelling economic loss and damage from flood events in sub-Saharan Africa
Darragh: Developing Ecosystem Accounting for Ireland’s Marine and Coastal Ecosystems - Ecosystem Extent Mapping
March 19th (Week 11) first-year presentations Jianmei Zhou, Preetha Joseph, Vamsi Krishna Boyangari Jianmei: Homecare inequities for rural older dwellers in Ireland: A critical review of rural, care, and age-related policies
Preetha: Impact of interventions that build belonging for older people in diverse and changing places
Vamsi: Autonomous Living for People with Dementia: Resource Allocation and the Role of Design
March 26th (Week 12) first-year presentations Adegoke Familola, Luke Roche, Ghassan Al-Mashbi Adegoke: System analyses of innovation system in agriculture: A Systematic Review
Luke: A Systematic Review of Food-Environment Interactions in Catchment Models
Ghassan: Systematic Review of Microsimulation Models for Food Security, Nutrition and Sustainability
April 9th  Marie-Christin Lanser Renewable Energy Development in Ireland: Evaluating Economic, Environmental, and Social Dimensions with Emphasis on Meaningful Community Engagement
April 10th Felipe Javier Aguiar Noury Determinants of farmers’ intentions to adopt climate change mitigation measures
April 16th Anna Salomoni, Abrahem Albaluei Anna: Voices of Diversity: Exploring Inclusion of Older Adults in Ageing in Place Policy Development and Urban Planning
Abrahem: The Impact of Social Infrastructure on Output per Worker (1990-2018): A Beta and Sigma Convergence
April 23rd Irena Ruppo (Academic Writing Centre) Academic Writing Workshop

Economics Seminar Series 2023-24

Seminars in are held on Thursdays in CA004, Cairnes Building from 1pm, unless otherwise indicated.

If you are interested in joining the seminar series, please email us at economics@universityofgalway.ie 

Seminars in Semester 1 2023-24

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
September 7th (Week 1) Guy Michaels London School of Economics  Evaluating Urban Planning: Evidence from Dar es Salaam
September 14th (Week 2) Asif Khan Discipline of Economics, University of Galway Quantifying Individuals’ Willingness-to-Pay for Improved Air Quality in Delhi India: Comparing Contingent Valuation and Discrete Choice Experiment Estimates"
September 21st (Week 3) Uta Bolt University of Bristol What is the Source of the Health Gradient? The Case of Obesity
September 28th (Week 4)  Agnese Romiti University of Strathclyde "Beliefs on Children's Human Capital Formation and Mothers at Work", which is joint work with Cesarine Boinet, Jonathan Norris and Zhan Shi
October 5th (Week 5)  Felipe Aguiar Discipline of Economics, University of Galway "Farmers’ Expectations on Climate Action: Evidence from an Information Experiment"
October 12th (Week 6) Pete Lunn ESRI "Belief Updating Among Researchers and Policymakers in Response to New Evidence"
October 19th (Week 7) John Cullinan Discipline of Economics, University of Galway The Commuting Paradox for Female College Students"
October 26th (Week 8) Conal Duddy University College Cork "Egalitarian random assignment"
November 2nd (Week 9) Féidhlim McGowan Discipline of Economics, University of Galway Salience and Status: Insights from random variation in car licence plate formats"
November 9th (Week 10) Hamideh Mohtashami Borzadaran University of Birmingham  A healthy start for healthy start vouchers?", which is joint with Johannes Lohse and Emma Frew
November 16th (Week 11) Neil Cummins London School of Economics Assortative Mating and the Industrial Revolution: England, 1754-2021", which is joint with Greg Clark
November 23rd (Week 12) Davide Romelli Trinity College Dublin "Warning words in a warming world: central bank communication and climate change” (with Emanuele Campiglio and Jérôme Deyris)
November 30th (Study Week) Daragh Clancy Central Bank of Ireland “The Macroeconomic Effects of Global Supply Chain Reorientation”
       

Seminars in Semester 2 2023-24

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
January 11th (Week 1) Alan Fernihough Queens University Belfast   "Mind Your Language: The Decline of the Irish in the Nineteenth Century"
January 18th (Week 2) Tom McDermott  Discipline of Economics, University of Galway 'Weather shocks and household impacts: Nigeria’s 2012 floods'
January 25th (Week 3) Rob Gillanders Dublin City University "Health Sector Corruption and Access to Healthcare in Africa"
February 1st (Week 4) Daragh O'Leary   Unemployment & Entrepreneurship: The Role of Education"
February 8th (Week 5) Matthias Perry University of Surrey "Household Responses to Trade Shocks" 
February 15th (Week 6)      
February 22nd (Week 7) Matthew Collins Discipline of Economics The intergenerational persistence of intimate partner violence
February 29th (Week 8) Cloé Garnache Oslo Metropolitan University Sticky Asset Prices
March 7th (Week 9) Eleonora Fichera University of Bath “The Low Emission Zone impacts on physical health and wellbeing in England using survey and administrative data”
March 14th (Week 10) Eoin McLaughlin Heriot-Watt University “Rethinking the geography of distress in nineteenth century Ireland: Excess mortality and the Land War”
March 21st (Week 11) Vincent Munley Leigh University From the locker room to the classroom – gender roles and team interdependence as determinants of peer learning participation: evidence from NCAA Division 1 student-athletes"
March 28th (Week 12) Laura Muñoz-Blanco University of Exeter  "The Final Mile against Polio: Reaching the-Hard-to-Reach" 
April 11th (Study Week) Aidan Kane Discipline of Economics, University of Galway "Public finance in independent Ireland"