The Irish Economics and Psychology Conference has been taking place every year since 2008. Prof Liam Delaney (now at LSE) has been the leading figure in this event series. The conference has grown tremendously reflecting the growth of the work at the edges of economics and psychology (e.g., behavioural economics, economics psychology, behavioural science, behavioural public policy, judgement and decision making) internationally and in Ireland. The purpose of the conference is to develop the links between Economics, Psychology, and cognate disciplines throughout Ireland. A special theme of these academic events is the implications of behavioural insights for public policy. [...]
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UCD is hiring across all levels. Please find details of the Ad Astra fellowship programme on this website. This programme will operate over the next five years and aims to expand the academic staff numbers in UCD significantly across disciplines and career stages. In the first year, the programme will hire 65 assistant professors. UCD will also hire senior staff through a variety of mechanisms listed. Behavioural Science and Policy is a growing area in UCD and this scheme represents one way of joining our group here.
On September 7th, we will host a one-day workshop to mark one year since the launch of our programme on behavioural science and public policy at UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy.
Our work on scarring effects of unemployment was recently published in the Social Science Journal. The full paper is available within.
There is an opportunity for paid research experience assisting the development of the behavioural science and policy research group at UCD working with Professor Liam Delaney.
Professor Andrew Oswald will speak at UCD Geary Institute on June 5th from 1230pm to 2pm. All are welcome but registration is required. Lunch will be provided in advance.
Full details, including a link to apply are available within. Applications are invited for a permanent Lecturer/Assistant Professor post in Environmental Policy. Applicants must have a PhD in environmental economics and policy or a related area, a strong, demonstrable commitment to research and international publication in environmental policy design and behavioural science, an ability to teach at University level, a capacity for graduate student supervision, a strong quantitative research and teaching ability, a commitment to translating the fruits of research into policy innovation, excellent interpersonal skills, and a capacity and enthusiasm for working in an interdisciplinary context within the School, the UCD Earth Institute, UCD Geary Institute and the wider academic community.
The UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy is pleased to announce our PhD Student Conference in Behavioural Science for 2018 in collaboration with the Stirling University Management School. This continues successful annual events held at Dublin and Stirling. For information about last two year's PhD conference see within. The PhD conference will be held at University College Dublin on November 29th and will be followed by the 11th annual Irish economics and psychology conference on November 30th. Attendees to the PhD conference on November 29th are also welcome to attend the November 30th workshop.
The 11th annual one day conference on Economics and Psychology will be held on November 30th in Dublin, jointly organised by researchers in ESRI and UCD. The purpose of these sessions is to develop the link between Economics, Psychology, and cognate disciplines throughout Ireland. A special theme of these events is the implications of behavioural economics for public policy. If you would like to present at this event please send a 200 word abstract to Liam.Delaney@ucd.ie before Friday 7th September.
UCD School of Economics is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2018-19 PhD Scholarship scheme. The aim of the scheme is to attract applicants of the highest academic standards to participate in the UCD School of Economics PhD programme (details here) and provide them with the training, experience and mentorship necessary to their professional development. These PhD Scholarships will comprise an annual tax-free stipend of €15,000 plus a full waiver of fees. The scheme is open to both new applicants and existing PhD students, with the understanding that the stipend and fee waiver will continue to be provided to students up to and including their fourth year of PhD studies, subject to their continuing to make satisfactory progress in their studies and meeting the terms and requirements of their scholarship.