Stephen Kinsella is Professor of Economics at the University of Limerick, Head of the Department of Economics, and Research Associate at the Rhodes Centre for International Finance at Brown University. He co-directs the Immersive Software Engineering programme.

He also leads the +CityxChangeINCASE and SMARTLAB research projects for UL and is very interested in smart cities, new regional collaborations, economic networks, and in bringing thinking around natural capital into mainstream economic thinking.

He is Chief Economics Writer for The Currency news, and was for four years a columnist with the Sunday Business Post.

He has written for the Guardian, the New York Times, and the Irish Independent and twice won Economic Commentator of the Year for his columns.