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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 was based in St. Angela’s
College, Sligo from 1999 to 2015 where she taught Economics on the undergraduate BA (Environment and Society/Youth and Family Studies) programme offered by NUI Galway and was programme director for a number of years. She is currently lecturing in NUI Galway, where she contributes to undegraduate and postgraduate teaching in Economics. Her research interests include environmental and agri-environmental economics.
Lally, B. and T. van Rensburg (2014). Reducing nitrogen applications on Irish dairy farms: effectiveness and efficiency of different strategies. International Journal of Agricultural Management, Vol. 4, No. 1 [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]
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
Introduction to Research in Public and Social Policy (Undergraduate)
Natural Resource Governance (Postgraduate)
Applied Economics (Undergraduate)
Cost Benefit Analysis and Evaluation (Postgraduate)
Public Economics (Undergraduate)
Natural and Social Environment (Undegraduate)
Introductory Microeconomics (Undergraduate)
Introductory Macroeconomics (Undergraduate)
Statistical Methods for Economics (Undergraduate)
Ecological/Sustainable Economics (Undergraduate)
Introduction to Environment and Society (Undergraduate)
Cost Benefit Analysis (Undergraduate)