About The Author

I am currently a Teaching Assistant in Advanced Microeconomic Analysis at master level and a TA in Economic Integration at intermediate level. My research interests lie in the economics of education. In particular, I am interested in how educational attainment and achievement are used as signals of productivity in the labour market and how these signals are affected by grade inflation.

Homeowners Respond To Energy Efficiency Thresholds When Investing In Home Retrofits

Ireland has a system to grade the energy efficiency of residential buildings, called a Building Energy Rating (BER). A BER is a standardized assessment of a property’s energy requirements for space and water heating, ventilation, and lighting, fewer savings from energy generation technologies. It is calculated in terms of kWh/m2/year of energy consumption from which