Archives For June 2017

Are Small Open Economies Still the Model?
Denmark and Ireland in Comparative Perspective

Iontas Building, May 18th 2017

New Deals in the New Economy Project
MUSSI and the Department of Sociology
Maynooth University


Conference Programme

9.30-11.30 Small Open Economies in European Development 

Chair: Joe Larragy, Maynooth

The Return of the National: Implications for Ireland’s Multiple Interface-Periphery Development Model
Joe Ruane, UCC
Financial circuits and the political economy of social housing in Ireland, Denmark and Austria
Mick Byrne and Michelle Norris, UCD

Session 1 – Part 2


Denmark and Ireland  – Assessing a decade of labour market trends and institutional reforms
Bent Greve, Roskilde and Mary Murphy, Maynooth

Session 1 – Part 3


11.45-1.15 Institutions and Capitalisms

Chair: Mary Murphy, Maynooth

The Paradox of Vulnerability: States, Nationalism and the Financial Crisis
John Campbell (co-author John A. Hall), Dartmouth

Session 2 – Part 1


Good Governance Gone Bad: Lessons for Denmark and Ireland
Darius Ornston, Toronto (presented by Seán Ó Riain as Prof. ornston was unable to attend)

Session 2 – Part 2


2.30-3.45 New Deals Research on Comparative Capitalisms

Politics, Work and Industrial Relations in Ireland and Denmark: Rethinking the Worlds of Capitalism
Seán Ó Riain, Felix Behling, John Paul Byrne, Maynooth

Session 3 – Part 1    Session 3 – Part 2


4-5 Discussion: Are Small Open Economies Still the Model?
Chair: David Begg, Pensions Authority

David Soskice, LSE

Niamh Hardiman, UCD

Session 4 – Part 1   Session 4 – Part 2