Biography

Dr. Vincent O'Sullivan is a Lecturer in Economics at University of Limerick. From 2014 to 2021, he was a lecturer in Economics at Lancaster University where he mostly taught health economics. Between 2010 and 2014, he was a research fellow at The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing.

His main strand of research examines the effect of environment, policy, and behaviours on the well-being of older people. Another strand of research, arising from his PhD, examines the determinates of educational outcomes. His research has featured in print and broadcast media in major outlets such as the BBC and The New York Times.

At University of Limerick, Vincent is module convener and lecturer for EC4044 Applied Economic Analysis for undergraduates and EC6062 Applied Econometric Analysis for postgraduate students. Since 2019, he has been a Fellow of Advance HE (FHEA), formerly known as the UK Higher Education Academy.

Dr. O'Sullivan can be contacted at vincent.osullivan@ul.ie

Research Interests

Empirical Microeconomics
Health Economics
Labour Economics
Economics of Education

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2010 University of Warwick - PhD

Peer Reviewed Journals

2021

Internet usage and the cognitive function of retirees

Green C.P.;Mao L.;O'Sullivan V. (2021) Internet usage and the cognitive function of retirees. Journal Of Economic Behavior & Organization :747-767

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2021

The educational attainment of the children of stay-at-home mothers: evidence from the Irish Marriage Bar

Irene Mosca, Vincent O'Sullivan, Robert E. Wright (2021) The educational attainment of the children of stay-at-home mothers: evidence from the Irish Marriage Bar. Oxford Economic Papers-New Series :534-560

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2021

Indoor particulate air pollution from open fires and the cognitive function of older people.

Maher BA;O'Sullivan V;Feeney J;Gonet T;Anne Kenny R; (2021) Indoor particulate air pollution from open fires and the cognitive function of older people.. Environmental Research

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2018

Disabilities moderate the association between neighbourhood urbanity and cognitive health: Results from the Irish longitudinal study on ageing.

Cassarino M;O'Sullivan V;Kenny RA;Setti A; (2018) Disabilities moderate the association between neighbourhood urbanity and cognitive health: Results from the Irish longitudinal study on ageing.. Disability And Health Journal

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2016

Seasonal and meteorological associations with depressive symptoms in older adults: A geo-epidemiological study.

O'Hare C;O'Sullivan V;Flood S;Kenny RA; (2016) Seasonal and meteorological associations with depressive symptoms in older adults: A geo-epidemiological study.. Journal Of Affective Disorders

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2016

Environment and cognitive aging: A cross-sectional study of place of residence and cognitive performance in the Irish longitudinal study on aging.

Cassarino M;O'Sullivan V;Kenny RA;Setti A; (2016) Environment and cognitive aging: A cross-sectional study of place of residence and cognitive performance in the Irish longitudinal study on aging.. Neuropsychology

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2015

Water fluoridation, dentition status and bone health of older people in Ireland.

O Sullivan V;O Connell BC; (2015) Water fluoridation, dentition status and bone health of older people in Ireland.. Community Dentistry And Oral Epidemiology

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2014

Money, mentoring and making friends: The impact of a multidimensional access program on student performance

Denny K.;Doyle O.;Mcmullin P.;O'sullivan V. (2014) Money, mentoring and making friends: The impact of a multidimensional access program on student performance. Economics Of Education Review :167-182

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2014

The wealth, health and wellbeing of Ireland's older people before and during the economic crisis.

Barrett A;O'Sullivan V; (2014) The wealth, health and wellbeing of Ireland's older people before and during the economic crisis.. Applied Economics Letters

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2014

Childhood sexual abuse and later-life economic consequences

Barrett A.;Kamiya Y.;Sullivan V. (2014) Childhood sexual abuse and later-life economic consequences. Journal Of Behavioral And Experimental Economics :10-16

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2013

The impact of parental income and education on the schooling of their children

Chevalier A.;Harmon C.;O’ Sullivan V.;Walker I. (2013) The impact of parental income and education on the schooling of their children. Iza Journal Of Labor Economics

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2007

Can education compensate for low ability? Evidence from British data

Denny K.;O'Sullivan V. (2007) Can education compensate for low ability? Evidence from British data. Applied Economics Letters :657-660

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2007

'The Economic Consequences of Left-Handedness.'

Denny, Kevin & Vincent O'Sullivan (2007) 'The Economic Consequences of Left-Handedness.'. Journal Of Human Resources :353-374

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