Policy Reports and Working Papers

EU-US Trade Structure and Risks (with Luke Daly), ESRI Working Paper No.694, January 2021

Examination of the sectoral overlap of COVID-19 and Brexit shocks (with Luke Daly), ESRI Working Paper No.677, September 2020

Productivity dispersion and sectoral labour shares in Europe (with Luke Rehill), ESRI Working Paper No.659, May 2020

SME investment report 2019: Developments between 2016 and 2018, (with Maria Martinez-Cillero, Conor O’Toole, Eric Gargan, Leona Cantillon and Peter McGoldrick), ESRI Survey and Statistical Series No.86

COVID-19 pandemic and SMEs revenues in Ireland: What’s the gap?, (with Maria Martinez-Cillero and Conor O’Toole), ESRI Quarterly Economic Commentary Special Article, Autumn 2020

Northern Ireland inputs to Republic of Ireland EU FTA exports, Report for the Department of the Economy, Northern Ireland, August 2020

Transitioning to a low-carbon Irish economy: An analysis of regional labour impacts (with Kelly de Bruin, Eoin Monaghan and Aykut Mert Yakut), ESRI Research Series No.100, December 2019

Products or Markets: What Type of Experience Matters for Export Survival? (with Zuzanna Studnicka), UCD Working Paper WP19/23, October 2019

The determinants of SME capital structure across the lifecycle (with Maria Martinez-Cillero and Conor O’Toole), ESRI Working Paper No.614, February 2019

Productivity spillovers from multinational activity to local firms in Ireland (with Mattia di Ubaldo and Iulia Siedschlag), OECD Productivity Working Paper No. 16, November 2018

Shock absorption capacity of firms in Ireland and Northern Ireland, Report for InterTradeIreland, March 2019

Exploring SME investment patterns in Ireland: New survey evidence, (with Maria Martinez-Cillero and Conor O’Toole), ESRI Quarterly Economic Commentary Special Article, Autumn 2018

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.