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Dr. Stephen Kinsella

Biography

I am Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Limerick, Ireland, Senior Fellow at the Melbourne School of Government, University of Melbourne, Australia, and Research Associate at the Rhodes Centre for International Finance at Brown University.My research uses national accounting data to make better models. I am also interested in the economics of small open economies like Ireland, and health systems research. My research is archived at Orcid and citations, etc., at Google Scholar. My academic CV is here.I am Chief Economics Writer for The Currency.news, and was for 4 years a columnist with the Sunday Business Post. I have written for the Guardian, the New York Times, and the Irish Independent. I have twice won Economic Commentator of the Year for my columns.

Research Interests

Macroeconomics, Stock Flow Consistent Models, Econometrics, Economic History, Computable Economics

Teaching Interests

Macroeconomics, Economics for Business, Financial Economics

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2016 - Smurfit Business Journalist of the Year
  • 2015 - Excellence in Research Award: Early Career Award

Association

  • 2013 Ordinary Member, American Economic Association
  • 2007 Council Member, Irish Economic Association

Education

  • 2010 New School for Social Research - PhD
  • 2007 NUI, Galway - Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2006 New School for Social Research - MPhil
  • 2003 NUI, Galway - MEconSc
  • 2002 Trinity College Dublin - BA (Mod)

Outreach

  • Launched in 2013, the Centre for Academic Achievement (CAA) provides academic after school courses to high ability primary school children aged 8-12 years from economically disadvantaged areas of Limerick. To-date, approx. 500 students have attended CAA's personal enrichment courses at the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick (UL), including subjects as diverse as animation, medicine, experimental science, architecture, how to make an app, volcanoes and earthquakes, and zoology.

    The programme is run by Dr Stephen Kinsella, the Department of Economics in the Kemmy Business School, in conjunction with the Centre for Talented Youth Ireland (CTYI) at Dublin City University, in cooperation with Limerick's School Completion Officers.

Publications

Book

2011

Computable Economics
Velupillai, K. V.; Zambelli, S.; Kinsella, S.
(2011) Computable Economics
Edward Elgar

2011

Quick Win Economics
Kinsella, S.
(2011) Quick Win Economics
Oaktree Press

2010

Understanding Ireland's Economic Crisis: Prospects for Recovery
Kinsella, S; Leddin, A.
(2010) Understanding Ireland's Economic Crisis: Prospects for Recovery
Blackhall Press

2009

Ireland in 2050: How we will be Living
Kinsella, S
(2009) Ireland in 2050: How we will be Living
Liberties Press

Book Chapter

2016

Economic and Fiscal Policy
Stephen Kinsella
(2016) Economic and Fiscal Policy
In Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession; Oxford University Press

2014

Young and Unlimited, Realising Talent: Kemmy Business School's programmes with local schools
Hynes, B., Kinsella, S. and Killian, S
(2014) Young and Unlimited, Realising Talent: Kemmy Business School's programmes with local schools
In Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME (UK and Ireland); Greenleaf

2012

Debt-deflation Traps Within Small Open Economies: A Stock-flow Consistent Perspective
Kinsella, S.; Khalil, S.
(2012) Debt-deflation Traps Within Small Open Economies: A Stock-flow Consistent Perspective
In Contributions in Stock-flow Consistent Modeling: Essays in Honor of Wynne Godley; Palgrave-Macmillan

2012

A very Irish default
Kinsella, S.
(2012) A very Irish default
In What if Ireland Defaults?; Orpen Press

2011

A return to managing the Irish Economy
Kinsella, S. ; Lyons, R.
(2011) A return to managing the Irish Economy
In Next Generation Ireland; Blackhall Press

2009

Financial Fragility and Corporate Governance in Ireland
Kinsella, S
(2009) Financial Fragility and Corporate Governance in Ireland
In Corporate Governance and Regulation; Roundhall Press

Peer Reviewed Journal

2017

Exploring the link between household debt and income inequality: an asymmetric approach
Fasianos, A,Raza, H,Kinsella, S
(2017) Exploring the link between household debt and income inequality: an asymmetric approach
In Applied Economics Letters;
DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2016.1197360

2017

Designing policy: collaborative policy development within the context of the European capital of culture bid process
Stephen Kinsella, Niamh NicGhabhann, Annmarie Ryan
(2017) Designing policy: collaborative policy development within the context of the European capital of culture bid process
In Cultural Trends;
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09548963.2017.1342997

2017

Redistribution in the age of austerity: evidence from Europe 2006-2013
Schneider, MPA,Kinsella, S,Godin, A
(2017) Redistribution in the age of austerity: evidence from Europe 2006-2013
In Applied Economics Letters;
DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2016.1221030

2016

Self-enforcing agreement in cooperative teams: an agent-based modeling approach
Xiong, H,Kinsella, S,Payne, D
(2016) Self-enforcing agreement in cooperative teams: an agent-based modeling approach
In Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling;
DOI: 10.1186/s40294-016-0033-8

2016

Agent based-stock flow consistent macroeconomics: Towards a benchmark model
Caiani, A,Godin, A,Caverzasi, E,Gallegati, M,Kinsella, S,Stiglitz, JE
(2016) Agent based-stock flow consistent macroeconomics: Towards a benchmark model
In Journal Of Economic Dynamics & Control;
DOI: 10.1016/j.jedc.2016.06.001

2016

The roles of Financial Threat, social support, Work stress, and Mental Distress in Dairy Farmers' expectations of injury
Furey, EM,O'Hora, D,McNamara, J,Kinsella, S,Noone, C
(2016) The roles of Financial Threat, social support, Work stress, and Mental Distress in Dairy Farmers' expectations of injury
In Frontiers In Public Health;
DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00126

2016

Is It Possible to Visualise Any Stock Flow Consistent Model as a Directed Acyclic Graph?
Fennell, PG,O'Sullivan, DJP,Godin, A,Kinsella, S
(2016) Is It Possible to Visualise Any Stock Flow Consistent Model as a Directed Acyclic Graph?
In Computational Economics;
DOI: 10.1007/s10614-015-9521-8

2016

Two thorns of experience: financialisation in Iceland and Ireland
Raza, H,Gudmundsson, B,Zoega, G,Kinsella, S
(2016) Two thorns of experience: financialisation in Iceland and Ireland
In International Review Of Applied Economics;
DOI: 10.1080/02692171.2016.1208739

2016

Changes in the profile of inequality across Europe since 2005: austerity and redistribution
Schneider, MPA,Kinsella, S,Godin, A
(2016) Changes in the profile of inequality across Europe since 2005: austerity and redistribution
In European Journal Of Economics And Economic Policies-Intervention;
DOI: 10.4337/ejeep.2016.03.08

2016

Peer effects in the diffusion of innovations: Theory and simulation
Xiong, H,Payne, D,Kinsella, S
(2016) Peer effects in the diffusion of innovations: Theory and simulation
In Journal Of Behavioral And Experimental Economics;
DOI: 10.1016/j.socec.2016.04.017

2015

Bad banks choking good banks: simulating balance sheet contagion
Khalil, S,Kinsella, S
(2015) Bad banks choking good banks: simulating balance sheet contagion
In European Journal Of Economics And Economic Policies-Intervention;
DOI: 10.4337/ejeep.2015.01.06

2014

Legal protection of investors, corporate governance, and investable premia in emerging markets
O'Connor, T,Kinsella, S,O'Sullivan, V
(2014) Legal protection of investors, corporate governance, and investable premia in emerging markets
In International Review Of Economics & Finance;
DOI: 10.1016/j.iref.2013.07.003

2013

A descriptive cost analysis study of cases of right iliac fossa pain.
Healy DA, Aziz A, Wong M, Clarke Moloney M, Coffey JC, Grace PA, Kinsella S, Walsh SR.
(2013) A descriptive cost analysis study of cases of right iliac fossa pain.
In International Journal Of Surgery;
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2013.05.001

2013

Modeling Moments of Crisis: The Case of Ireland
Kinsella, S,Aliti, GTT
(2013) Modeling Moments of Crisis: The Case of Ireland
In Journal Of Economic Issues;
DOI: 10.2753/JEI0021-3624470230

2013

Financial and Regulatory Failure: The Case of Ireland
Kinsella, S. and O'Sullivan, KPV
(2013) Financial and Regulatory Failure: The Case of Ireland
In Journal Of Banking Regulation;
DOI: 10.1057/jbr.2011.30

2013

A descriptive cost analysis study of cases of right iliac fossa pain.
Healy DA, Aziz A, Wong M, Clarke Moloney M, Coffey JC, Grace PA, Kinsella S, Walsh SR
(2013) A descriptive cost analysis study of cases of right iliac fossa pain.
In International journal of surgery (London, England);
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2013.05.001

2013

A descriptive cost analysis study of cases of right iliac fossa pain
Healy, DA,Aziz, A,Wong, M,Moloney, MC,Coffey, JC,Grace, PA,Kinsella, S,Walsh, SR
(2013) A descriptive cost analysis study of cases of right iliac fossa pain
In International journal of surgery (London, England);
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2013.05.001

2013

Accounting for Intangibles, the Knowledge Economy and the Issue of Memory: Some Insights from the Philosophy of Bergson
Mullins, M, O'REGAN, P, Kinsella, S, and Regan, K, .
(2013) Accounting for Intangibles, the Knowledge Economy and the Issue of Memory: Some Insights from the Philosophy of Bergson
In Philosophy of Management;

2012

Blueprint for an algorithmic economics
Kinsella, S
(2012) Blueprint for an algorithmic economics
In New Mathematics and Natural Computation;
DOI: 10.1142/S1793005712400066

2012

Debt-deflation Traps Within Small Open Economies: A Stock-flow Consistent Perspective
Kinsella, S,Khalil, S,Papadimitriou, DB,Zezza, G
(2012) Debt-deflation Traps Within Small Open Economies: A Stock-flow Consistent Perspective
In Contributions In Stock-Flow Modeling: Essays In Honor Of Wynne Godley;

2012

Is Ireland really the role model for austerity?
Kinsella, S
(2012) Is Ireland really the role model for austerity?
In Cambridge Journal Of Economics;
DOI: 10.1093/cje/ber032

2011

Income distribution in a stock-flow consistent model with education and technological change
Kinsella S., Greiff M., Nell E.J.
(2011) Income distribution in a stock-flow consistent model with education and technological change
In Eastern Economic Journal;
DOI: 10.1057/eej.2010.31

2011

Acute medical Assessment Units: An efficient alternative to in-hospital acute medical care
Watts M., Powys L., Hora C.O., Kinsella S., Saunders J., Reid L., Finucane P.
(2011) Acute medical Assessment Units: An efficient alternative to in-hospital acute medical care
In Irish Medical Journal;

2011

An experimental Analysis of Irish Electricity Auctions
O'Donovan, C. and Kinsella, S.
(2011) An experimental Analysis of Irish Electricity Auctions
In The Electricity Journal;
DOI: 10.1016/j.tej.2011.10.008

2011

An institutional architecture for meta-risk reg- ulation in Irish banking. Lessons from Anglo Irish Bank's Minsky moment
O'Sullivan, K.P.V.; Kinsella, S.
(2011) An institutional architecture for meta-risk reg- ulation in Irish banking. Lessons from Anglo Irish Bank's Minsky moment
In Journal Of Banking Regulation;
DOI: 10.1057/jbr.2011.13

2010

ECONOMIC IMPACT OF ADDITIONAL RADIOGRAPHIC STUDIES AFTER REGISTERED DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHER (RDMS)-CERTIFIED EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN-PERFORMED IDENTIFICATION OF CHOLECYSTITIS BY ULTRASOUND
Young, N; Kinsella, S; Raio, CC; Nelson, M; Chiricolo, G; Johnson, A; Malcolm, G; Drumheller, BC; Ward, MF; Sama, A
(2010) ECONOMIC IMPACT OF ADDITIONAL RADIOGRAPHIC STUDIES AFTER REGISTERED DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHER (RDMS)-CERTIFIED EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN-PERFORMED IDENTIFICATION OF CHOLECYSTITIS BY ULTRASOUND
In Journal Of Emergency Medicine;
DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2008.10.016

2009

Ultrasound-Guided Central Line Placement as Compared with Standard Landmark Technique: Some Unpleasant Arithmetic for the Economics of Medical Innovation
Kinsella, S; Young, N
(2009) Ultrasound-Guided Central Line Placement as Compared with Standard Landmark Technique: Some Unpleasant Arithmetic for the Economics of Medical Innovation
In Value In Health;
DOI: 10.1111/j.1524-4733.2008.00427.x

2009

Preference Falsification in Teaching
Kinsella, S
(2009) Preference Falsification in Teaching
In Econ Journal Watch;

2009

Many to One: Using the Mobile Phone to Interact with Large Classes
Kinsella, S
(2009) Many to One: Using the Mobile Phone to Interact with Large Classes
In British Journal Of Educational Technology;
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8535.2008.00888.x

2008

Reconciling Newtonian and Simonian Concepts of Space
Kinsella, S
(2008) Reconciling Newtonian and Simonian Concepts of Space
In *;

Conference Publication

2008

CIFREM Workshop on Agent-Based Modelling and Finance
Kinsella, S.
(2008) CIFREM Workshop on Agent-Based Modelling and Finance

2008

Probabilistic Political Economy in the 21st Century
Kinsella, S.
(2008) Probabilistic Political Economy in the 21st Century

2008

Economic and Social Research Institute Seminar Series
Kinsella, S. and McElligott, F.
(2008) Economic and Social Research Institute Seminar Series

2008

UL Teaching Enhanced Learning Workshop
Kinsella, S.
(2008) UL Teaching Enhanced Learning Workshop

2008

Pluralism in economics: rethinking the teaching of economics
Kinsella, S.
(2008) Pluralism in economics: rethinking the teaching of economics

2008

2nd PBL Summer School
Kinsella, S
(2008) 2nd PBL Summer School

2008

Ireland¿s Knowledge Economy in the 21st Century: Educational Perspectives
Kinsella, S.
(2008) Ireland¿s Knowledge Economy in the 21st Century: Educational Perspectives

2008

Irish Economic Association Annual Conference
Kinsella, S. and Ramsey, D.
(2008) Irish Economic Association Annual Conference

2008

Irish Society for New Economists Annual Conference
Kinsella, S. and Trepel, D.
(2008) Irish Society for New Economists Annual Conference

2008

International Mathematica Symposium
Kinsella, S.
(2008) International Mathematica Symposium

2007

12th Italian Health Economics Association Conference
Kinsella, S. and McElligott, F. and Philip, R.
(2007) 12th Italian Health Economics Association Conference

2007

Health Systems Inaugural Conference
Kinsella, S. and McElligott, F. and Philip, R.
(2007) Health Systems Inaugural Conference

2007

Irish Pediatric Association Meeting
Kinsella, S. and McElligott, F.
(2007) Irish Pediatric Association Meeting

2007

Kemmy Business School Resaerch Conference
Kinsella, S. and McElligott, F. and Philip, R.
(2007) Kemmy Business School Resaerch Conference

2007

UCD Teaching Colloquium
Kinsella, S.
(2007) UCD Teaching Colloquium

2006

Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference
Kinsella, S and Nell, E
(2006) Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference

2006

Irish Pediatric Association Meeting
Kinsella, S. and McElligott, F. and Philip, R.
(2006) Irish Pediatric Association Meeting

2006

New Ideas: Has Economics failed the challenge of development?
Kinsella, S
(2006) New Ideas: Has Economics failed the challenge of development?

2006

International Association for Economic Method (INEM) bi-annual conference
Kinsella, S.
(2006) International Association for Economic Method (INEM) bi-annual conference

2004

XII International Conference on Computing
Kinsella, Stephen, and Gomez, J, and Bussler, C. and Fensel, D
(2004) XII International Conference on Computing

2000

Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the European Society of Biomechanics
Kinsella S.M., G.M. Lyons, A.J. Harrison, A. Hannigan, J. Burridge, A. Dunkerley, G. Mann, Swain, P. Taylor, D. Wood
(2000) Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the European Society of Biomechanics

Conference Contribution



Published Report

2016

Health workforce planning models, tools and processes in five countries
Stephen Kinsella and Rachel Kiersey
(2016) Health workforce planning models, tools and processes in five countries
Health Research Board

Other Publication

2013

First Laparoscopy or Active Observation in Acute Non-Specific Abdominal Pain 'The FLO Trial'
Healy, D,Moloney, MC,Saunders, J,Grace, P,Kavanagh, E,Burke, P,Kinsella, S,Walsh, S
(2013) First Laparoscopy or Active Observation in Acute Non-Specific Abdominal Pain 'The FLO Trial'
In Irish journal of medical science;

2010

THE ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS OF RSV BRONCHIOLITIS ON THE MID-WEST
McElligott, F; Mirza, A; Kinsella, S; Philip, RK
(2010) THE ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS OF RSV BRONCHIOLITIS ON THE MID-WEST
In Irish Journal Of Medical Science;

2009

Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Stable Paretian Distributions applied to Index and Option Data
O'Brien, F; Kinsella, S
(2009) Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Stable Paretian Distributions applied to Index and Option Data

2009

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
Kinsella, S
(2009) The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

DOI: 10.1016/j.jebo.2009.03.004

2009

Many to one: Using the mobile phone to interact with large classes
Kinsella, S
(2009) Many to one: Using the mobile phone to interact with large classes
In British Journal Of Educational Technology;
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8535.2008.00888.x