News for: Macroeconomics And Finance

Professor Alan Ahearne on the latest OECD Economic Outlook for Ireland

Professor Alan Ahearne, director of the Whitaker Institute, spoke to RTÉ Radio 1’s Morning Ireland about the latest Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) economic outlook for Ireland which says growth remains robust but also warns of risks to the Irish economy from the likes of Brexit.  

Professor Alan Ahearne on the Fed and U.S. Economy

Professor Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute, discusses the future for the Fed and U.S. Economy with Vincent Wall, of the Taking Stock podcast by Newstalk. Listen to the podcast on iTunes here Listen to the podcast online here

Dr Aidan Kane Features on RTE’s Brainstorm

Dr Aidan Kane–of the Whitaker Institute’s Macroeconomics and Finance reseach cluster, as well as Creative, Liveable, and Sustainable Communities and Socio-economic Marine Research Unit research clusters–recently featured on RTE’s Brainstorm website, discussing fiscal and budgetary history, linking it to his groundbreaking research project Duanaire. According to Dr Kane, budgets may be about the future, but… | Read on »

Article highlights growing demand for students with diverse skills suited for the modern economy

Dr Srinivasan Raghavendran of the Macroeconomics and Finance research cluster published an article on 7 September in The Deccan Herald, titled ‘Look beyond the engineering field‘. In the financial sector, there is a growing demand for students with diverse skill set, such as economics, analytics, and computing. In it, Dr Raghavendran explores how the modern… | Read on »