Announcement: 2021 Brendan Walsh Prize

  • Kieran Rankin Trinity College Dublin


The 2021 Brendan Walsh Prize has been awarded to Judith Delaney (University of Bath) and Paul Devereux (University College Dublin) for their paper “How Gender and Prior Disadvantage Predict Performance in College”. The Brendan Walsh Prize was inaugurated in 2018 to select the best paper published in The Economic and Social Review in the previous year. The prize includes €1,000 and a certificate. The selection was made by the following sub-committee of the Economic and Social Studies Council: Adele Bergin (Economic and Social Research Institute), John Cullinan (NUI Galway) Aedín Doris (Maynooth University), David Madden (UCD), and Carol Newman (Trinity College Dublin).