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Dr. Darragh Flannery

Biography

Dr. Darragh Flannery is a lecturer in economics at the University of Limerick. He completed his Masters and doctoral studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway and also holds a primary degree in BBS from the University of Limerick. Darragh's primary area of research is focused upon the economics of higher education policy, focusing upon issues such as higher education participation and financing. He also has a keen interest in teaching and learning methods within economics, specifically with the use of technology. He has published his work on these issues in Economics of Education Review, Applied Economics, The Economic and Social Review, Oxford Economic Papers, as well as in other journals.

Research Interests

Economics of Higher Education

Labour Economics

Applied Microeconomics

Economics of the Public Sector

Teaching Interests

Microeconomics

Public Economics

Labour Economics

Education Economics

Publications

Books

2017

Economic insights on higher education policy in Ireland: Evidence from a public system
Cullinan J.;Flannery D.
(2017) Economic insights on higher education policy in Ireland: Evidence from a public system
In Economic Insights on Higher Education Policy in Ireland: Evidence from a Public System; pp. 1-284
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-48553-9

Book Chapters

2017

The economics of higher education participation
Denny K.;Flannery D.
(2017) The economics of higher education participation
In Economic Insights on Higher Education Policy in Ireland: Evidence from a Public System; pp. 27-52
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-48553-9_2

2017

Economics and higher education policy
Flannery D.;Cullinan J.
(2017) Economics and higher education policy
In Economic Insights on Higher Education Policy in Ireland: Evidence from a Public System; pp. 3-24
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-48553-9_1

2017

Student financing of higher education
Flannery D.;Doris A.;Chapman B.
(2017) Student financing of higher education
In Economic Insights on Higher Education Policy in Ireland: Evidence from a Public System; pp. 247-272
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-48553-9_10

2017

The returns to third level education
Flannery D.;O’Donoghue C.
(2017) The returns to third level education
In Economic Insights on Higher Education Policy in Ireland: Evidence from a Public System; pp. 221-245
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-48553-9_9

Peer Reviewed Journals

2021

A distributional analysis of upper secondary school performance
Cullinan J.;Denny K.;Flannery D.
(2021) A distributional analysis of upper secondary school performance
In Empirical Economics; pp. 1085-1113
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00181-019-01756-8

2021

The disconnected: COVID-19 and disparities in access to quality broadband for higher education students
Cullinan J.;Flannery D.;Harold J.;Lyons S.;Palcic D.
(2021) The disconnected: COVID-19 and disparities in access to quality broadband for higher education students
In International Journal Of Educational Technology In Higher Education;
DOI: 10.1186/s41239-021-00262-1

2020

Direct Costs of Epidermolysis Bullosa by Disease Severity
Flannery D.;Doyle C.;Hickey S.;Aherne F.;Kennan A.
(2020) Direct Costs of Epidermolysis Bullosa by Disease Severity
In Acta Dermato-Venereologica; pp. -adv00116
DOI: 10.2340/00015555-3456

2020

Modelling student preferences for the design of campus counselling services
Walsh S.;Cullinan J.;Flannery D.;Kennelly B.
(2020) Modelling student preferences for the design of campus counselling services
In Studies In Higher Education;
DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2020.1744124

2019

Public-private partnership tendering periods: an international comparative analysis
Palcic D.;Reeves E.;Flannery D.;Geddes R.
(2019) Public-private partnership tendering periods: an international comparative analysis
In Journal Of Economic Policy Reform;
DOI: 10.1080/17487870.2019.1657016

2019

Socioeconomic Disparities in Unmet Need for Student Mental Health Services in Higher Education
Cullinan J.;Walsh S.;Flannery D.
(2019) Socioeconomic Disparities in Unmet Need for Student Mental Health Services in Higher Education
In Applied health economics and health policy;
DOI: 10.1007/s40258-019-00529-9

2019

Understanding PPP Tendering Periods in Canada: A Duration Analysis
Casady, C; Flannery, D; Geddes, R.R; Palcic, D; Reeves, E
(2019) Understanding PPP Tendering Periods in Canada: A Duration Analysis
In Public Performance & Management Review;
DOI: 10.1080/15309576.2019.1597739

2019

Exploring heterogeneity in willingness to pay for the attributes of higher education institutions
Walsh S.;Cullinan J.;Flannery D.
(2019) Exploring heterogeneity in willingness to pay for the attributes of higher education institutions
In Oxford Economic Papers-New Series; pp. 203-224
DOI: 10.1093/oep/gpy030

2018

Assessing the wage gap between public and private sector employees in Ireland: issues, evidence and challenges
Flannery, D;Turner, T
(2018) Assessing the wage gap between public and private sector employees in Ireland: issues, evidence and challenges
In Irish Management Journal; WARSAW : DE GRUYTER POLAND SP ZOO pp. 51-64
DOI: 10.2478/ijm-2018-0005

2018

Analysing the preferences of prospective students for higher education institution attributes
Walsh, S;Flannery, D;Cullinan, J
(2018) Analysing the preferences of prospective students for higher education institution attributes
In Education Economics; ABINGDON : ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD pp. 161-178
DOI: 10.1080/09645292.2017.1335693

2017

The Determinants of Tendering Periods for PPP Procurement in the UK: An Empirical Analysis
Reeves, E., Palcic, D., Flannery, D. and Geddes, R.
(2017) The Determinants of Tendering Periods for PPP Procurement in the UK: An Empirical Analysis
In Applied Economics; pp. 1071-1082
DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2016.1210779

2017

The Impact of Proposed Higher Education Reforms on Geographic Accessibility to Universities in Ireland
Walsh, S,Cullinan, J,Flannery, D
(2017) The Impact of Proposed Higher Education Reforms on Geographic Accessibility to Universities in Ireland
In Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy; pp. 515-536
DOI: 10.1007/s12061-016-9193-3

2016

Did partnership in Ireland deliver for all workers? Unions and earnings
Turner, T,Flannery, D
(2016) Did partnership in Ireland deliver for all workers? Unions and earnings
In Employee Relations; pp. 946-960
DOI: 10.1108/ER-10-2015-0196

2016

UTILIZING MICROSIMULATION TO ESTIMATE THE PRIVATE AND FISCAL RETURNS TO EDUCATION: IRELAND 1987-2011
Flannery, D,O'Donoghue, C
(2016) UTILIZING MICROSIMULATION TO ESTIMATE THE PRIVATE AND FISCAL RETURNS TO EDUCATION: IRELAND 1987-2011
In Manchester School; pp. 55-80
DOI: 10.1111/manc.12088

2015

A Needs and Resources Assessment of Fiscal Equalisation in the Irish Local Government System
Turley, G,Flannery, D,McNena, S
(2015) A Needs and Resources Assessment of Fiscal Equalisation in the Irish Local Government System
In Economic And Social Review; pp. 459-484

2015

PPP Procurement in Ireland: An Analysis of Tendering Periods
Reeves, E., Palcic, D., Flannery, D.
(2015) PPP Procurement in Ireland: An Analysis of Tendering Periods
In Local Government Studies; pp. 379-400
DOI: 10.1080/03003930.2014.982108

2015

Geographic accessibility to higher education on the island of Ireland
Walsh, S,Flannery, D,Cullinan, J
(2015) Geographic accessibility to higher education on the island of Ireland
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 5-23
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2015.1010302

2014

Where they go, what they do and why it matters: the importance of geographic accessibility and social class for decisions relating to higher education institution type, degree level and field of study
Flannery D. and Cullinan, J.
(2014) Where they go, what they do and why it matters: the importance of geographic accessibility and social class for decisions relating to higher education institution type, degree level and field of study
In Applied Economics;
DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2014.916392

2014

Modelling the preferences of students for alternative assignment designs using the discrete choice experiment methodology
Kennelly B.;Flannery D.;Considine J.;Doherty E.;Hynes S.
(2014) Modelling the preferences of students for alternative assignment designs using the discrete choice experiment methodology
In Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation; pp. 1-13

2013

Distance Effects, Social Class and the Decision to Participate in Higher Education in Ireland
Cullinan, J., Flannery, D., Walsh, S. and McCoy S.
(2013) Distance Effects, Social Class and the Decision to Participate in Higher Education in Ireland
In Economic And Social Review;
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2013

The demand for higher education: A static structural approach accounting for individual heterogeneity and nesting patterns
Flannery, D,O'Donoghue, C
(2013) The demand for higher education: A static structural approach accounting for individual heterogeneity and nesting patterns
In Economics Of Education Review; pp. 243-257
DOI: 10.1016/j.econedurev.2012.12.001

2013

The impact of the economic boom and bust on local government budgets in Ireland
Turley Gerard and Flannery Darragh
(2013) The impact of the economic boom and bust on local government budgets in Ireland
In Administration; pp. 33-55

2013

Of Mice and Pens: A discrete choice experiment on student preferences for assignment systems in economics
Flannery D., B. Kennelly, E. Doherty, S. Hynes and J. Considine
(2013) Of Mice and Pens: A discrete choice experiment on student preferences for assignment systems in economics
In International Review of Economics Education; pp. 57-70
DOI: 10.1016/j.iree.2013.04.019

2013

Paper and Online Assignments in Economics: A Comparison using Panel Data
Kennelly, B., Flannery D. and J. Considine
(2013) Paper and Online Assignments in Economics: A Comparison using Panel Data
In International Review of Economics Education; pp. 31-43
DOI: 10.1016/j.iree.2013.04.016

2011

The Life-cycle Impact of Alternative Higher Education Finance Systems in Ireland
Flannery, D,O'Donoghue, C
(2011) The Life-cycle Impact of Alternative Higher Education Finance Systems in Ireland
In Economic And Social Review; pp. 237-270

2011

Online Assignments in Economics: A Test of Their Effectiveness
Kennelly, B; Considine, J; Flannery, D
(2011) Online Assignments in Economics: A Test of Their Effectiveness
In Journal Of Economic Education; pp. 136-146
DOI: 10.1080/00220485.2011.555696

2009

The Determinants of Higher Education Participation in Ireland: A Micro Analysis
Flannery, Darragh; O'Donoghue, Cathal
(2009) The Determinants of Higher Education Participation in Ireland: A Micro Analysis
In Economic And Social Review;

Conference Publications

2017

21st Annual IRSPM Conference
Casady, C; Flannery, D; Geddes, R.R; Palcic, D; Reeves, E.
(2017) 21st Annual IRSPM Conference
Budapest

2016

Fifth Annual International Public-Private Partnership Conference
Flannery, D.; Geddes, R.R.; Palcic, D.; Reeves, E.
(2016) Fifth Annual International Public-Private Partnership Conference
Antwerp

2015

19th Annual Conference of the International Society for New Institutional Economics
Reeves, E., Flannery, D. and Palcic, D.
(2015) 19th Annual Conference of the International Society for New Institutional Economics
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

2014

Irish Economic Association Conference
Flannery, D. and O'Donoghue, C.
(2014) Irish Economic Association Conference
Limerick

2014

Irish Economic Association 28th Annual Conference
Reeves, E., Palcic, D. and Flannery, D.
(2014) Irish Economic Association 28th Annual Conference
Limerick

2013

Irish Economic Association Annual Conference
Flannery, D. and Cullinan, J.
(2013) Irish Economic Association Annual Conference
Maynooth

2013

The ABS Learning & Teaching Conference
Flannery, D. Kennelly, B., Doherty, E., Hynes, S. and Considine, J.
(2013) The ABS Learning & Teaching Conference
Nottingham, UK

2013

CBS-Sauder-Monash Public-Private Partnership Conference Series
Reeves, E., Palcic, D. and Flannery, D.
(2013) CBS-Sauder-Monash Public-Private Partnership Conference Series
Vancouver, Canada

2012

American National Conference on Teaching Economics
Flannery, D. Kennelly, B., Doherty, E., Hynes, S. and Considine, J.
(2012) American National Conference on Teaching Economics
Boston, Massachusetts

2012

Higher Education Policy Research Unit Seminar
Flannery, D. and O'Donoghue, C.
(2012) Higher Education Policy Research Unit Seminar
Dublin

2012

International Microsimulation Conference
Flannery, D. and O'Donoghue, C.
(2012) International Microsimulation Conference
Dublin

2011

American National Conference on Teaching Economics,
Kennelly, B., Considine, J., and Flannery, D.
(2011) American National Conference on Teaching Economics,
Palo Alto, California

2010

Irish Economic Association Annual Conference
Flannery, D. and O'Donoghue, C.
(2010) Irish Economic Association Annual Conference
Belfast

2010

Third Annual Conference of the National Academy for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning
Kennelly, B., Considine, J. and Flannery, D
(2010) Third Annual Conference of the National Academy for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning

Conference Contributions

2014

28th Irish Economic Association Conference
Reeves, E., Palcic, D. and Flannery, D.
(2014) 28th Irish Economic Association Conference
Limerick

2013

CBS-Sauder-Monash Public-Private Partnership Conference Series
Reeves, E., Palcic, D. and Flannery, D.
(2013) CBS-Sauder-Monash Public-Private Partnership Conference Series
Vancouver, Canada