Why study Economics
An understanding of Economics is essential for thinking about many of the issues confronting society today, such as unemployment, taxation, globalisation, inequality and pollution.
The Department of Economics at Maynooth University offers a vibrant environment for learning. Members of the Department are regularly published in leading international journals and also play an influential role in economic development at a local and national level. We are passionate about Economics, and convey this enthusiasm through our teaching and research.
The Department is particularly strong in International Trade, Industrial Organization, Game Theory, Labour Economics and Macroeconomics.
You don’t have to have any previous knowledge of economics to study with us, only an interest in how the economy works and a desire to know more