Higher education’s contribution to Irish economy tops €10 billion a year

Posted in Research on December 28th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“The Republic of Ireland’s higher education institutions contribute €10.6 billion (£7.8 billion) a year to the country’s economy, a new study indicates. The report by economists from Trinity College Dublin also found that higher education supports 150,000 jobs in the country …” (more)

[Jack Grove, Times Higher Education, 28 December]

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Suggestions for Multiple Contributor Behavioural Economics Blog

Posted in Life on June 4th, 2011 by steve

“A lot of people emailed about the Geary blog and my general response has been that this current blog is a holding position until I can think of the best format for a new multiple contributor blog. I have been talking to people in the last few days about setting up a multiple contributor behavioural economics similar to the Geary blog but with a wider range of contributors and with a more EU-wide focus …” (more)

[Liam Delaney, 3 June]

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Behavioural Economics and Humanities

Posted in Research, Teaching on May 2nd, 2011 by steve

“… I had an interesting email from a student constructively criticising me for dismissing the value of studying English literature for understanding behavioural economics. The context is a class where some of the students have joint majors – the value of studying political science, law and philosophy for studying behavioural economics is very obvious and I spoke a bit about the overlap between behavioural economics and these fields …” (more)

[Liam Delaney, 1 May]

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