Our September Business Breakfast will have a focus on the upcoming Budget and will feature Seamus Coffey from the Department of Economics in UCC. Seamus is a member of the external advisory board to the Irish Governmental Economic Evaluation Service and of the Irish Economic Association.
Seamus’s research and writing focuses on the performance of the Irish economy. He became a member of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council in 2016 and was made Chair of the Council in January 2017. In October 2016, he was appointed the independent expert by the Minister for Finance to undertake a review of Ireland's Corporation Tax code. He is also a member of the external advisory board to the Irish Governmental Economic Evaluation Service and of the council of the Irish Economic Association.
Seamus is a sometime contributor to print, broadcast and online media relating to the Irish economy including fiscal outcomes, corporation tax, household debt, national accounts and other economic issues. His teaching includes microeconomics, economic policy, advanced microeconomics and econometrics as well as adult and distance education courses.