Welcome to the Department of Economics

The Department of Economics at the University of Limerick’s triple accredited Kemmy Business School. We have fourteen faculty members, four full time teaching assistants, and several postdoctoral researchers and PhD students. Learn more about our people in the 'Faculty' link below.

Our Research Our faculty publish in leading international journals, ensure their research has an impact in the real world, and actively contribute to the development of public policy. 

Our Programmes Economics is a way of seeing the world. We are outstanding teachers of economics and proud of our faculty members who have won regional, national and international teaching awards. Our programmes will help you achieve your career goals. Learn more about programmes we teach by following the link below.

Our Alumni Our graduates become entrepreneurs, executives, policy makers, academics, politicians, and change makers. We are proud of all of them. To keep up with what the department is doing, please follow our LinkedIn page.  


For information about the department, please contact 

Head of Department

Professor Stephen Kinsella 
Email: stephen.kinsella@ul.ie
Tel: +353 (0) 61 233611 


Department Coordinator

Ms Deirdre McCarthy
Tel: +353 (0) 61 202284 
Fax: +353 (0) 61 213188 
E-mail: Deirdre.A.Mccarthy@ul.ie
Room: KB3-22A


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For information about the MSc in Economics and Policy Analysis, please contact 

Dr Olubunmi Ippinnaiye 
Course Director 

Email: Olubunmi.Ipinnaiye@ul.ie


For information about the Postgraduate Diploma in Economic Analysis, please contact 

Dr Mauricio Perez Alainz 
Course Director 

Email: Mauricio.PerezAlaniz@ul.ie


For information about the MA in International Tourism, please contact 

Ms Mary Wallace 
Course Director 
Email: Mary.Wallace@ul.ie  
Tel: +35361202975