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The Department of Economicsf has a mission to produce innovative and impactful research that addresses important economic questions and to provide students with a rigorous education that prepares them for successful careers in academia, government, and industry. The department's vision is to be a leading centre for economic research and education, where faculty and students collaborate to generate new insights and push the boundaries of economic knowledge. 

At the heart of the department's mission is a commitment to advancing our understanding of economic phenomena through rigorous empirical and theoretical analysis. Staff in the department are actively engaged in research on a wide range of topics, including microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, industrial organization, labour economics, development economics, and international economics. The department's research is characterized by its innovative and interdisciplinary approach, as well as its focus on addressing real-world economic problems. 

In addition to its research activities, the department is dedicated to providing a high-quality education to its students. Our undergraduate programmess are designed to give students a strong foundation in economic theory and to equip them with the analytical and quantitative skills needed to pursue advanced study in economics or to succeed in a variety of careers. The department's MSc in Economics & Finance provides students with rigorous training in economic theory, econometrics, and applied research methods. Graduates of the programme are well-prepared for successful careers in academia, government, and industry. 

The Department of Economics is committed to advancing our understanding of economic phenomena and to training the next generation of leaders in the field. The department's mission and vision are reflected in its cutting-edge research, innovative teaching methods, and commitment to excellence in all aspects of its work. 

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Professor Mary O'Mahony, Head of Department, Economics

TBA, Department Support Officer


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