Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland

Welcome to the Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland (AESI) website.  

The aim of the AESI is to promote knowledge in relation to agricultural and food production, natural resources. the bioeconomy, and rural development. The society also aims to connect academics, professionals, policy makers, and industry representatives.


The AESI hosts regular meetings to promote knowledge, inform policy and stakeholders and support new researches. The annual conference takes place at University College Cork on 15 and 16 June 2023. You can find out more about it here


Verena Scherfranz from the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna won the Bob O’ Connor prize for the best presentation of a postgraduate researcher at the 2022 AESI conference.

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Membership is open to all with a broad interest in Agricultural Economics. Find out more here

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Thanks to Ryan Burger and Lorraine Balaine for providing pictures for this website.