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PhD Opportunities in our group on naturalistic monitoring

2018-03-31T22:28:15+00:00

Our research group in UCD seeks to recruit PhD students and postdoctoral researchers in the area of behavioural economics. While we will consider applications across a wide range of areas, a particular focus of our work is on the development of naturalistic methods such as experience sampling and day reconstruction in behavioural economics to study real-world decision making. Those interested in conducting a PhD in this area should contact Liam Delaney at Liam.Delaney@ucd.ie. Postdoctoral funding opportunities are currently available through the Irish Research Council, and we also aim to advertise more posts during the upcoming year. Indicative projects are below but we [...]

PhD Opportunities in our group on naturalistic monitoring2018-03-31T22:28:15+00:00

IRC Employment Partnership Call

2018-04-18T18:51:16+00:00

See below and this website for details of the forthcoming IRC employment based PhD initiative. I would be very happy to speak to people interested in working with our group on a proposal, including current partners. Background The Employment-Based Postgraduate Programme is a unique national initiative. First piloted in 2012, it provides students in all disciplines an opportunity to work in a co-educational environment involving a higher education institution and an employment partner. What is an employment partner? An eligible Employment Partner on this programme is a business, company, registered charity, social, cultural or not-for-profit organisation, or a commercial semi-state organisation with [...]

IRC Employment Partnership Call2018-04-18T18:51:16+00:00

IRC Indicative Call Schedule

2018-04-18T18:51:25+00:00

See this link for the 2018 indicative call schedule for research funding of the main research funding body in Ireland. This includes calls for PhD studentships, postdoctoral fellowships, industry/policy collaborations, and principal investigator led research funding. I am happy to discuss collaboration or hosting in the broad areas of interest in our research group across these funding areas.

IRC Indicative Call Schedule2018-04-18T18:51:25+00:00

Opportunities for Behavioural Economics in Dublin

2018-04-18T18:52:32+00:00

Below are some potential routes to study and work in this area with our group in UCD. a) Our MSc in Behavioural Economics is recruiting for the 2018/2019 round. This is one-year programme covering core economics modules and a wide range of modules and engagments in behavioural economics. b) Those considering a PhD in the area should look at the PhD scholarships in the UCD School of Economics. I can speak to people who are interested in doing a PhD in the area of behavioural economics. c) See this link for a wide range of funding calls forthcoming from the main Irish government research funder, [...]

Opportunities for Behavioural Economics in Dublin2018-04-18T18:52:32+00:00

Derville Rowland Talk at Geary Institute

2018-03-31T22:17:26+00:00

Derville Rowland will speak on "Financial Conduct Regulation: Why Understanding Behaviour Matters.". The talk takes place on Wednesday 7th February at 930am in the UCD Geary Institute seminar room. The talk will be followed by a Q+A session ending at 1030am. Speaker Biography: Derville Rowland was appointed Director General (Financial Conduct) in the Central Bank of Ireland on 1 September 2017 and is responsible for consumer protection, securities and markets supervision, enforcement and policy and risk. Derville is a member of the European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA).Prior to this appointment, Derville was the Director of Enforcement in the Central Bank, [...]

Derville Rowland Talk at Geary Institute2018-03-31T22:17:26+00:00

Call for Papers: Irish Economics Postgraduate and Early Career Conference 2018

2018-01-24T15:32:02+00:00

Call for Papers: Irish Economics Postgraduate and Early Career Conference 2018 The Irish Society for New Economists (ISNE) workshop for postgraduate and early career researchers will take place in University College Dublin Geary Institute for Public Policy on Friday May 4th. The event is aimed at PhD students and early career researchers across the Irish universities. It will take the form of thematic sessions with faculty discussant input at each session, along with keynote talks, and engagement with policy and industry. We welcome submissions of papers from PhD students and early career researchers in institutions on the island of Ireland. The [...]

Call for Papers: Irish Economics Postgraduate and Early Career Conference 20182018-01-24T15:32:02+00:00

Geary Institute and Amarach Research Event: Decisions and Well-Being in the Irish Population

2018-01-24T15:32:11+00:00

Geary Institute and Amarach Research Event: Decisions and Well-Being in the Irish Population    Venue: Institute of Banking, Main Auditorium. Details of how to get to the venue are available here Time: 1115am to 1pm. Overview: We are delighted to invite you to a joint event being run by the Geary Institute for Public Policy and Amarach Research on well-being and decision making in Ireland. The use of well-being data in business and policy has attracted substantial international attention over the last decade but far more work is need to ground such data in practical applications in the Irish population. Similarly, the [...]

Geary Institute and Amarach Research Event: Decisions and Well-Being in the Irish Population2018-01-24T15:32:11+00:00

Neil Stewart Talk

2018-03-31T22:19:15+00:00

Speaker: Professor Neil Stewart  Venue: ESRI, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2 Registration: There is no fee to attend this event but please register your attendance HERE. Seminar Topic Professor Stewart will discuss three papers on behavioural science with mass transaction data. Paper 1: Gathergood, J., Mahoney, N., Stewart, N., & Weber, J. (2017). How do individuals repay their debt? The balance-matching heuristic (available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3000526) We study how individuals repay their debt using linked data on multiple credit cards from five major issuers. We find that individuals do not allocate repayments to the higher interest rate card, which would minimize [...]

Neil Stewart Talk2018-03-31T22:19:15+00:00

Funding Opportunities in our Dublin group

2018-04-18T18:52:25+00:00

Below are some potential routes to study and work in this area with our group in UCD. a) Our MSc in Behavioural Economics is recruiting for the 2018/2019 round. This is one-year programme covering core economics modules and a wide range of modules and engagments in behavioural economics. b) Those considering a PhD in the area should look at the PhD scholarships in the UCD School of Economics. I can speak to people who are interested in doing a PhD in the area of behavioural economics. c) See this link for a wide range of funding calls forthcoming from the main Irish government research funder, [...]

Funding Opportunities in our Dublin group2018-04-18T18:52:25+00:00

Kevin Volpp Seminar

2018-03-31T22:23:49+00:00

HEPAC Seminar   Speaker: Professor Kevin Volpp, University of Pennsylvania,   Title: Behavioral Economics and Health   Venue: AMB_G065 (Psychology Building)   Time: December 7, 4.30 – 6.00 Kevin Volpp, University of Pennsylvania, is the Janet and John Haas President’s Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics and Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine and Health Care Management at the Wharton School. He is also the founding Director of the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE), Vice Chairman for Health Policy for the Department of Medical Ethics and Policy, and Director (with Karen Glanz) of the Penn CDC [...]

Kevin Volpp Seminar2018-03-31T22:23:49+00:00