Semester 2: 31st January 2022 - 9th May 2022

TIME: Fridays 3pm (unless otherwise stated)

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25 February Maynooth University Dr Paul Redmond Economic and Social Research Institute  The Impact of Voter Turnout on Referendum Outcomes
11 March Maynooth University Dr Damien Cassells Technological University Dublin  An Empirical Investigation of the Relationship Between Business Performance and Suicide in the US
25 March Maynooth University Dr Jan-Luca Hennig Aix-Marseille Université, France Labor Market Polarization and Intergenerational Mobility: Theory and Evidence
1 April Maynooth University Dr Oana Peia University College Dublin Financial fragility in open-ended mutual funds: the role of liquidity management tools 
8 April Online Dr Cian Allen International Monetary Fund Saving Across the Income Distribution: an International Perspective
29 April Online Prof Alex Bryson University College London Examining the size of the gender wage gap within and across birth cohorts
9 May @ 1pm Maynooth University Dr Janez Kren Economic and Social Research Institute Gravity of trade creation and trade diversion: A new approach

Semester 1: 20th September 2021 - 17th December 2021

15 October  Dr James Carroll  Trinity College Dublin (TCD) Overcoming EV inertia: stated and revealed preference experiments from Ireland
5 November Dr David Butler University College Cork (UCC) Ex Post Preferences for Premier League Football: Evidence from the Sky Sports YouTube Channel
12 November Dr Dora Tuda Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) The effects of overtime tax on hours worked: Evidence from France
19 November Dr Bruno Morando Maynooth University (MU) Tariffs, Productivity and Resource Misallocation
26 November Dr Alex Farnell Maynooth University (MU) Covid-19 Infections and Short Run Worker Performance: Evidence from European Football
3 December Dr Nicola Mastrorocco Trinity College Dublin (TCD) Who watches the watchmen? Local news and police behaviour in the United States