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Archive: 2007



Friday 23rd November 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Towards an effective and sensible climate policy

Richard Tol ESRI

Friday 16th November 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
A comparison between the methods of apportionment using power indices: the case of the US presidential election.

Mathieu Martin Université de Cergy-Pontoise

Friday 9th November 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Teaching economics: what I didn't learn in graduate school

Jacqueline Khorassani Marietta College, Pennsylvania

Thursday 8th November 2007
4.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Measurement of poverty in the UK using structural equation modelling

Mark Tomlinson Department of Social Policy & Social Work, Oxford University

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Friday 2nd November 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Modelling the incidence of taxation as an outcome of imperfect competition in the Irish automobile industry

Patrick Paul Walsh, Franco Mariuzzo UCD and TCD

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Friday 19th October 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Young minds: the role of economics in research to improve the mental health of young people

Barbara Barrett Centre for the Economics of Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, London

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Thursday 18th October 2007
1.00 PM Room 216, Clinical Science Institute
Economics seminar
Using stated preference theory (conjoint analysis) to assess health-related quality of life for economic assessment of drugs and medical interventions: an application to Alzheimer's disease.

Joel W. Hay Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy

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Tuesday 9th October 2007
4.00 PM Seminar Room, Moore Institute
Economics seminar
The bankruptcy of significance and other measures of fit as measures of importance

Deirdre McCloskey University of Illinois at Chicago

Monday 8th October 2007
4.00 PM Seminar Room, Moore Institute
Economics seminar
The bourgeois virtues

Deirdre McCloskey University of Illinois at Chicago

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Friday 5th October 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Making the commons work: conservation and co-operation in common property resources—the case of Irish commonage.

Thomas Van Rensburg Economics, NUI Galway

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Friday 28th September 2007
3.00 PM Siobhan McKenna Theatre
Economics seminar
The role of health insurance in the joint retirement of married couples

Kanika Kapur, Jeannette Rogowski

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Friday 21st September 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Eliciting preferences for resource allocation in mental health care in Ireland

Brenda Gannon, Brendan Kennelly, Eamon O'Shea Economics, NUI Galway

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Thursday 20th September 2007
NUI Galway
Call for papers
INFER Workshop on "Public Economics and the Provision of Global Goods" 20th-21st September 2007


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Thursday 6th September 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 3
Economics seminar
Guinnessometrics: the economic origins of "Student's t"

Stephen T. Ziliak Roosevelt University, Chicago

Wednesday 23rd May 2007
12.00 PM BS116 Cairnes
Economics seminar
Identity, collective beliefs, and the allocation of resources

Rowena Pecchenino Michigan State University

Friday 30th March 2007
11.00 AM Lecture Hall 2
Economics seminar
Seeing the NICE side of cost-effectiveness: reflections on the use of CEA in the UK and the US

Stirling Bryan University of Birmingham

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Friday 23rd March 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Solving exchange rate puzzles with neither sticky prices nor trade costs

Michael Moore QUB

Friday 9th March 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Weather, living standards, and population growth before the Industrial Revolution

Morgan Kelly UCD

Wednesday 7th March 2007
2.00 PM Moore Institute
Economics seminar
On the determinants of optimal border enforcement

Joseph Haslag University of Missouri

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Monday 5th March 2007
2.00 PM BS116 Cairnes
Economics seminar
Social learning in continuous time: when are informational cascades more likely to be inefficient?

Tuvana Pestine NUI Maynooth

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Friday 23rd February 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
The impact of measurement error and endogeneity of disability in a labour force participation model

Brenda Gannon Irish Centre for Social Gerontology (ICSG), NUI Galway

Friday 16th February 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Some empirical observations on the forward exchange rate anomaly

Derek Bond University of Ulster

Friday 16th February 2007
11.00 AM BS114 Cairnes
Economics seminar
Cognitive functioning and labour force participation among older men and women in England

David Haardt University of Essex

Friday 9th February 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Defence procurement's effects on technology use, human resource practices, labor skills, and voluntary quits in small manufacturers

Todd Watkins Lehigh University, Pennsylvania

Monday 5th February 2007
2.00 PM BS116 Cairnes
Economics seminar
From taxation to subsidies: the recent agricultural policy change in China

Zhong Tang Renmin University of China

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Friday 2nd February 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Manipulating an ordering

Ashley Piggins Economics, NUI Galway

Friday 26th January 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Majority efficient representation of the citizens in a federal union

Vincent Merlin Universite de Caen

Friday 19th January 2007
2.00 PM Lecture Hall 1
Economics seminar
Measuring the benefits of mobile number portability

Sean Lyons ESRI

Wednesday 17th January 2007
6.00 PM BS116 Cairnes
Information event
Career opportunities for economics graduates and the postgraduate programmes in economics at NUI Galway

NUI Galway

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