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The Foundation aims to make a positive contribution to inform policies and activities which address the major fiscal, economic and societal issues and opportunities we face in Ireland, reflecting the global environment in which we operate.  In particular, we aim to ensure that broader societal outcomes and objectives are reflected in the dialogue related to fiscal and economic matters.

2022 MHOB Prize Winner


The Foundation for Fiscal Studies are delighted to announce the  winner of the Miriam Hederman O’Brien Prize 2022, The Commission on Taxation and Welfare for their work on The Report of the Commission on Taxation and Welfare 2022. The award was presented by Chairman of the Revenue Commissioners, Niall Cody.

2022 Winner

2022 Finalists

2022 MHOB Prize Finalists

The Foundation for Fiscal Studies are delighted to share the list of finalists for the Miriam Hederman O’Brien Prize 2022.

The awards ceremony to recognise and congratulate the finalists will take place Thursday 14 September 2023 at 8-10am at the Irish Tax Institute. The Foundation will of course also be awarding the prize to the overall winner.

The Foundation hopes to see many friends, colleagues and members of the community at the awards ceremony. To register to attend, please click the button below.


Last Event


Miriam Hederman O’Brien Award Ceremony

Thursday 16 February, @ 8:30am – 10:00am

The Foundation for Fiscal Studies hosted an award ceremony to announce the winner of the 2021 Miriam Hederman O’Brien prize recognising outstanding original work on policy issues of significance.  We were delighted to be joined by Minister of State, Jennifer Carroll MacNeill.

There were 11 papers nominated for the 2021 prize:

The event took place on Thursday 16 February from 8:30am to 10:00am at the Irish Tax Institute (eircode D02 H927).

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Foundation For Fiscal Studies
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Grand Canal Harbour
Dublin 2

Tel: +353 1 6631700
Fax: +353 1 6688387
Email: info@fiscal.ie

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