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Prof. James Deegan

Biography

James Deegan is Professor of Tourism Policy and Director of the National Centre for Tourism Policy Studies at the University of Limerick. An economist by training, his research interests are in tourism policy, international economics and development economics. He has published widely on Irish tourism policy.

Research Interests

Economics of Tourism. All aspects of tourism policy.

Professional Activities

Education

  • 1983 University College Dublin - MA
  • 1982 University College Dublin - BA

Publications

Book

Book Chapter

2010

A Factor Analysis of the North American Coach Sector In Ireland
Deegan, J. and M.Ryan
"Contemporary Issues in Irish and Global Tourism and Hospitality

2007

West Cork - A Place Apart: Destination Quality Management
Woods, M; Deegan, J
The West Cork Regional Branding Initiative: Fuchsia Brands Ltd

2006

The Fuchsia Destination Quality Brand:Low on Quality Assurance,High on Knowledge Sharing
Woods, M; Deegan, J
Knowledge Sharing and Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism

2006

A Comparison of Tourism Output and Employment in Ireland, and the UK: Some TSA-Based Results
Deegan, J; Kenneally,M; Moloney, R; Wanhill, S
Global Business & Economics Anthology

2001

Seasonality in Irish Tourism 1973-1995
Kennedy, L; Deegan, J
Seasonality in Tourism

2000

Market Services and Tourism
Dineen, DA; Deegan, J
The Economy of Ireland: Policy and Performance of a European Region, 8e

2000

Market Services and Tourism
Deegan, J; Dineen, DA
The Economy of Ireland: Policy and Performance in a European Region

1997

The Tourism Dimension of Irish Economic Development
Dineen, DA; Deegan, J
Ireland in the Coming Times. Essays to celebrate T.K. Whitaker's 80 years

1997

The Tourism Dimension to Irish Economic Development
Deegan, J; Dineen, DA
Ireland in the Coming Times: Essays to Celebrate T. K. Whitaker 80 Years

1993

Irish Tourism Policy: Targets, Outcomes and Environmental Considerations
Deegan, J; Dineen, DA
Tourism in Ireland: A Critical Analysis

1992

The Employment Effects of Irish Tourism Projects - A Microeconomic Approach
Deegan, J; Dineen, DA
Perspectives on Tourism Policy

1992

The Employment Effects of Irish Tourism Projects - a Microeconomic Approach
Dineen, DA; Deegan, J
Perspectives on Tourism Policy

Conference Publication

2012

Third Annual Tourism Policy Workshop
Ryan, M., Deegan, J. and R.Moloney

2007
2003

23rd Annual Irish Economics Conference
Deegan, J., Dineen, D.J and S.Wanhill

2003

AOIFE Annual Conference
O Leary, S. and J. Deegan

2001
2001

EuroCHRIE conference proceedings
Woods, M. and J. Deegan

2000

DEW Economic Policy Conference
Deegan, J. and D. J. Dineen.

1997

Tourism and Hospitality Research Seminar
Deegan, J. and D.A. Dineen

Other Journal

2014

Niche Markets in Irish Tourism: The Case of the North American Coach Tour Sector in Ireland
Deegan, J. et al
Irish Business Journal: Vol 9: 1 pp 94-112

2011

A Factor Analysis of The North American Coach Tour Sector In Ireland
Deegan, J. , R. Moloney and M. Ryan
Global Business and Economics Anthology

Other Publication

2007
2004
2004

Tourism Treasures
O'Leary, S; Deegan, J

2003

Ireland TSA Progress Report
Deegan, J; Dineen, DJ; Wanhill, S
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

2002

Benchmarking of Best Practice in Tourism
Deegan, J; Lennon, J; O'Leary, S

2000

Irish Tourism Policy under Full Employment
Deegan, J; Dineen, DA
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

1998

Evaluation of CAT/MT skills requirements and QA automation
Deegan, J
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

1992

Employment and Environmental Issues in Irish Tourism
Dineen, DA; Deegan, J
American Journal Of Pharmaceutical Education

1991

Employment,Economic Development and Environmental Interdependencies
Deegan, J; Dineen, DA
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

1990

The Employment Effects of Irish Tourism Projects - A Microeconomics Approach
Deegan, J; Dineen, DA
American Journal Of Pharmaceutical Education

1987

International Monetary Fund involvement in the World Debt Problem
Deegan, J
American Journal Of Pharmaceutical Education

Peer Reviewed Journal

2006

The fuchsia destination quality brand: Low on quality assurance, high on knowledge sharing
Woods M., Deegan J.
Journal Of Quality Assurance In Hospitality And Tourism DOI: 10.1300/J162v07n01_05

2005

Career progression of Irish tourism and hospitality management graduates
O'Leary S., Deegan J.
International Journal Of Contemporary Hospitality Management DOI: 10.1108/09596110510604841

2003

A warm welcome for destination quality brands: The example of the Pays Cathare region
Woods, M., Deegan, J.
International Journal Of Tourism Research

2002

Irish Tourism Policy in the New Age of Tourism
Deegan, J
Irish Banking Review

2000

Irish Tourism: Driving Forces and Future Issues
Deegan, J; Dineen, DA
Irish Banking Review

2000

Developments in Irish tourism, 1980-96
Deegan, J., Dineen, D.A.
International Journal Of Tourism Research

1995

Hospitality Delivers Jobs: The Tourism Dimension.
Deegan, J
Irish Hotel And Catering Institute Journal

Published Report

2002

Benchmarking of Best Practice in Tourism
Deegan J., S.O' Leary and J.lennon