Date Speaker Title
20th Sept 2016 Slawa Rokicki, Geary Institute for Public Policy Disparities in Early Life Investments and Children’s Time Use in Ireland
27th Sept 2016 Kevin Denny, School of Economics, UCD and Dr Darragh Flannery, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick The determinants of secondary school attainment: a distributional approach
4th Oct 2016 Niamh Hardiman, SPIRE, UCD Economic vulnerability in the European periphery
11th Oct 2016 Christopher T. Whelan Social Class and Income Class Perspectives on the Impact of the Great Recession on Economic Stress in Ireland
18th Oct 2016 Colin Green, Department of Economics, Lancaster University The Effect of Female Directors on Firm Performanc
25th Oct 2016 David Comerford, Economics Division and Behavioural Science Centre, University of Stirling Are people averse to having markets allocate goods and services?
1st Nov 2016 Mark Mc Govern, Queen’s Management School, Queens University Belfast Designing RCTs and Observational Studies to Account for Missing Data not Missing at Random
8th Nov 2016 David Hevey, School of Psychology, TCD Radon and Risk
22th Nov 2016 Aoife Brick, ESRI Variation in caesarean section rates in Ireland by public/private status
29th Nov 2016 Clare Delargy, Behavioural Insights Team Applying Behavioural Science to Policy: An Update from the Behavioural Insights Team
 24rd Jan 2017 Milly Nevill, Education Endowment Foundation, London Evaluation in Education: new approaches, different perspective, design challenges * Presentation
 7th Feb 2017 John Martin, OECD Whither Activation Policies? Reflections for the future
 14th Feb 2017 James Cross, SPIRE, UCD Speaking to the mandate? A dynamic topic model approach to unveiling the policy focus of the European Central Bank between 1997 and 2016.
21st Feb 2017 Mathew Creighton, Sociology, UCD Hunting liars: An experimental approach to anonymity, honesty and attitudes toward immigrants in the UK
28th Feb 2017 Liam Delaney, School of Economics, UCD Self-control, present bias, and well-being: evidence from day reconstruction studies
7th Mar 2017 Mika Haappannen, Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, Finland Labour Markets and education
28th Mar 2017 Stijn van Wiesel, School of Economics, UCD Communal violence in the Horn of Africa following the 1998 El Niño
4th Apr 2017 Lina Zgaga, Public Health and Primary Care, Trinity College Centre for Health Sciences Vitamin D: its prevalence and effects on human health
11th Apr 2017 Vincent O'Sullivan, University of Lancaster The Deterrent Effect of Capital Punishment: The Case of Australia
18th Apr 2017 Sinead Smyth, School of Nursing and Human Sciences, DCU TBC
25th Apr 2017 Deborah Cobb-Clark, School of Economics, University of Sydney; ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course; Institute for the Study of Labor Economics, Bonn Mental Health and Productivity at Work: Does What What You Do Matter?
9th May 2017 Kevin Schnepel, School of Economics, University of Sydney Early Life Health Investments and Human Capital Formation in Australia's Northern Territory
23rd May 2017 Steven Stillman, Department of Economics and Management, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy The Effect of Violent Conflict on the Quantity and Quality of Children: Evidence from Nepal’s Maoist People’s War