Dr Adele Bergin appointed to the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council

Today 13 January 2021, the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council announced the appointment of Dr Adele Bergin to the independent statutory body. The ESRI Associate Research Professor was appointed alongside Mr Alessandro Giustiniani.

There are five members of the Council. including the Chair. Members were appointed by the Minister for Finance based on their experience and competence in domestic and international macroeconomic and fiscal matters.

Dr Adele Bergin is an Associate Research Professor at the Economic and Social Research Institute, where she is a joint research area coordinator for macroeconomics. She is an adjunct Professor at the Department of Economics in Trinity College Dublin and a Research Fellow with the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from NUI Maynooth, a Masters of Science (Economics and Econometrics) from the University of Bristol and a B.A. (Economics) from Trinity College Dublin. Dr. Bergin was a Council Member of the Irish Economic Association from 2014 to 2020 and is the Policy Section Editor for the Economic and Social Review.

Learn more about the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council here.