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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

Quick Win Economics
Kinsella, S.

Book Chapter

2016

Economic and Fiscal Policy
Stephen Kinsella
Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession

2012

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

2012

A very Irish default
Kinsella, S.
What if Ireland Defaults?

2011

A return to managing the Irish Economy
Kinsella, S. ; Lyons, R.
Next Generation Ireland

2009

Financial Fragility and Corporate Governance in Ireland
Kinsella, S
Corporate Governance and Regulation

Conference Contribution


Conference Publication

2008
2008

2nd PBL Summer School
Kinsella, S

2008

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

2008
2007
2007

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

2007

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

2007

Irish Pediatric Association Meeting
Kinsella, S. and McElligott, F.

2007

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

2006
2006

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

2004

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

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

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
Irish journal of medical science

2010

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

2009

Peer Reviewed Journal

2017

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

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
Computational Economics DOI: 10.1007/s10614-015-9521-8

2016

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

2016

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

2016

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

2016

Self-enforcing agreement in cooperative teams: an agent-based modeling approach
Xiong, H,Kinsella, S,Payne, D
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
Journal Of Economic Dynamics & Control DOI: 10.1016/j.jedc.2016.06.001

2015

Bad banks choking good banks: simulating balance sheet contagion
Khalil, S,Kinsella, S
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
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,Moloney, MC,Coffey, JC,Grace, PA,Kinsella, S,Walsh, SR
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, Clarke Moloney M, Coffey JC, Grace PA, Kinsella S, Walsh SR.
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
Journal Of Economic Issues DOI: 10.2753/JEI0021-3624470230

2013

Financial and Regulatory Failure: The Case of Ireland
Kinsella, S. and O'Sullivan, KPV
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
International journal of surgery (London, England) DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2013.05.001

2012

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

2012

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

2012

Blueprint for an algorithmic economics
Kinsella, S
New Mathematics and Natural Computation DOI: 10.1142/S1793005712400066

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.
Irish Medical Journal

2011

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

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
Journal Of Emergency Medicine DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2008.10.016

2009
2009

Preference Falsification in Teaching
Kinsella, S
Econ Journal Watch

Published Report