Guest Speaker: Seamus Coffey, Economist, UCC & Chair of The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council
Seamus will discuss the contribution of Foreign Direct Investment to the Irish economy covering employment, spending and investment and Corporation Tax.
Seamus Coffey is a lecturer in the Department of Economics in University College Cork. His 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. He 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.
Registration opens from 7.30am and full Irish Breakfast is served between 7.40am and 8am. Speaker Introduction and welcome will start at 8am sharp and we will have plenty of time for Q&A between 8.40am and 8.55am. Event closes at 9am sharp.
This event is kindly sponsored by Hays Recruitment