Policy and Working Papers

Export Participation and Performance of Firms on the Island of Ireland, InterTradeIreland, 2018

Cross-border trade and supply chain linkages report (with Zuzanna Studnicka), InterTradeIreland, 2018.

Irish-UK services trade and Brexit, ESRI Working Paper WP595, July 2018.

Intermediate goods inputs and the UK content of Irish good exports, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Department of Business, Enterprise and Employment and Enterprise Ireland, 2018.   

Brexit and Irish Consumers (with Edgar Morgenroth) Special Article in ESRI Quarterly Economic Commentary, Spring 2018.

Scenarios and Distributional Implications of a Household Wealth Tax in Ireland, (with Donal Lynch), ifo DICE Report, Vol. 16 (2), pages 27-31, 2018.  Longer working paper version available here.

Estimating an SME investment gap and the contribution of financing frictions (with Conor O’Toole and Rachel Slaymaker), Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Working Paper WP589, March 2018.

Productivity spillovers from multinational activity to indigenous firms in Ireland (with Mattia Di Ubaldo and Iulia Siedschlag) Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Working Paper WP587, March 2018. 

Old Firms and New Products: Does Experience Increase Survival?  (with Zuzanna Studnicka), Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Working Paper WP584, February 2018.

The Product and Sector Level Impact of a Hard Brexit across the EU (with Edgar Morgenroth), ESRI Working Paper No. 550, November 2016.

The Financial Position of Irish Households (with Reamonn Lydon and Tara McIndoeCalder), Central Bank of Ireland Quarterly Bulletin, No.1, 2015.

SMEs, Credit constraints and Growth – A Cross-Border Study (with Conor O’Toole and Derek Lambert), InterTradeIreland, 2015.

Financing SMEs in Recovery: Evidence for Irish Policy Options (with Conor O’Toole and Derek Lambert), Department of Finance and ESRI, Dublin, 2014.

The Importance of Corporation Tax Policy in the Location Choices of Multinational Firms (with Daire McCoy, Edgar Morgenroth and Conor O’Toole), Department of Finance, Dublin, 2014.

Credit Requirements for Irish Firms in the Economic Recovery (with Niall Mc Inerney, Kieran McQuinn and Conor O’Toole), Special Article in ESRI Quarterly Economic Commentary, Autumn 2014

The importance of banks in SME financing: Ireland in a European context, (with Fergal McCann and Conor O’Toole), Central Bank of Ireland Economics Letters, Number 5, Volume 2013 October 2013.

SMEs in Ireland: Stylised Facts from the Real Economy and Credit Market (with Fergal McCann and Tara McIndoe-Calder), Central Bank of Ireland Quarterly Bulletin, Summer 2012. (Page 99).

The Irish SME Lending Market: A Snapshot, (with Fergal McCann), Central Bank of Ireland Economics Letters, Number 3, Volume 2012, December 2010.

Job Creation and Destruction in Recessions, Central Bank of Ireland Economics Letters, Number 1, Volume 2012.

Wage Adjustment in Europe (with Jan Babecky, Philip Du Caju, Kamil Dybczak, Kamil Galuscak, Mary Keeney, Theodora Kosma, Julian Messina, Daphne Nicolitsas, Tairi Room, Frank Smets and Pawel Strzelecki), CNB Economic Research Bulletin Czech National Bank, Edition 2, Volume 8, Number rb08/2, 2010.

Wage Setting and Wage Flexibility in Ireland (with Mary Keeney and Alan Murphy), Central Bank of Ireland Quarterly Bulletin, Winter 2009.

Job Gains and Losses in Ireland (with Alan Murphy), Central Bank of Ireland Quarterly Bulletin, Spring 2008.

Export Activities of Irish-Owned Firms, Central Bank of Ireland Quarterly Bulletin, Spring 2007.

Measurement Issues and International Comparisons of Output and Productivity Growth, Central Bank of Ireland Quarterly Bulletin, Summer 2006.