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Ms. Breda Lally
| Breda Lally holds a BA and MA from NUI Galway. She initially worked as a
research assistant at NUI Galway for a period of three years before undertaking
research for Teagasc under a Walsh Fellowship Scheme. She has been working as a
University Teacher at NUI Galway since 1999. She is based in St. Angela’s
College, Sligo where she teaches Economics on the undergraduate BA (Environment
and Society/Youth and Family Studies) programme offered by NUI Galway in
Partnership with St. Angela’s College Sligo. She is part-time programme director for the BA (Environment and Society) programme and her research interests include environmental
and agri-environmental economics.
Lally, B., Riordan, B and T. van Rensburg (2009). Controlling Agricultural Emissions of Nitrates: Regulations versus Taxes. Journal of Farm Management, Vol. 13, No. 8. [Journal Article]
Fountas, S. and B. Lally (1999). The Relationship Between Inflation and Wage Growth in the Irish Economy. Applied Economics Letters, 6, 317-321. [Journal Article]
Murphy, E. and B. Lally (1998). Agriculture and the Environment in Ireland: Directions for the Future. Administration, Vol. 46, No. 1. [Journal Article]
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Lally, B, Riordan, B, Van Rensburg, T (2009) 'Controlling Agricultural Emissions of Nitrates: Regulations versus Taxes'. Journal Of Farm Management, 13 (8):557-573. [ARAN Link] [Details]|
|Maloney, M, Lally, B (1998) 'The Relationship Between Attendance at University Lectures and Examination Performance'. The Irish Journal Of Education, 29 :51-61. [Details]|
|Murphy, E, Lally, B (1998) 'Agriculture and the Environment in Ireland: Directions for the Future'. Administration, 46 (1). [Details]|
|McQuinn, K, Riordan, B, Lally, B (2002) Prospective Impact of Environmental Regulations and Other Policies on Fertiliser Use in Ireland Fertiliser Association of Ireland, Conference Proceedings [Details]|
|Lally, B, Riordan, B, Van Rensburg, T (2007) Controlling Agricultural Emissions of Nitrates: Regulations versus Taxes. Agricultural Economics Society Annaual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Lally, B, Riordan, B (2005) Controlling Agricultural Emissions of Nitrates: What are the Policy Options?. Agricultural Economics Society Annaual Conference. Conference Poster [Details]|
Non Published Reports
|Lally, B, Riordan, B (2002) Impact of Implementing the Nitrates Directive on Dairy Farms. Teagasc Rural Economy Situation and Outlook, Series No 11. Non Published Reports [Details]|
|Lally, B, Riordan, B (2001) Economic Impact on Irish Dairy Farms of Strategies to Reduce Nitrogen Applications. Teagasc. Non Published Reports [Details]|
| Teaching Interests
Introductory Microeconomics (Undergraduate)
Statistical Methods for Economics (Undergraduate)
Ecological/Sustainable Economics (Undergraduate)
Introduction to Environment and Society (Undergraduate)
Cost Benefit Analysis (Undergraduate)
Cost Benefit Analysis and Evaluation (Postgraduate)
Applied Economics (Undergraduate)
Natural and Social Environment (Undegraduate)