Date: Thursday, February 1, 2024 - Thursday, May 23, 2024
Time: 3pm - 5pm
Contact: Ciaran Casey -
The Department of Economics is proud to announce the return of the Economics Seminar Series for 2024. Starting the visit of Professor Professor Frank Barry of Trinity Business School on the 21st February.

We are delighted to announce the return of the Economics Seminar Series for 2024.

You are invited to join our guest speakers on the following dates at room (KB-G-16) at 3pm.

  1. Thursday 1st February: Professor Frank Barry (Business & Development, Trinity Business School)
  2. Thursday 15th February: Danny McCoy (CEO, Ibec, Irish Business & Employers Confederation)
  3. Thursday 21st May: Professor Karl Whelan (Professor of Economics at University College Dublin)
  4. Thursday 25th April: Dr. Rebecca Stuart (Institute for Economic Research at the University of Neuchâtel)
  5. Thursday 23rd May: Dr. Muireann Lynch (Senior Research Officer, Economic and Social Research Institute)

Starting with the Visit of:

Professor Frank Barry on February 1st

Frank Barry is Professor of International Business & Economic Development at the Trinity Business School and a member of the Royal Irish Academy. He has held positions at the Universities of Stockholm, California and New South Wales, and with the Harvard Institute for International Development. He has acted as a consultant for the World Bank, the European Commission, the African Economic Research Consortium, and various Irish and UK government agencies. His current research interests are in the fields of foreign direct investment and economic and business history.