Muireann Lynch joined the ESRI as a postdoctoral research fellow in June 2014. She holds a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Trinity College, Dublin and a PhD from the department of Electrical Engineering in UCD. The title of her thesis was ‘Sustainable low-risk generation in liberalised interconnected electricity markets’. Her research interests include power system economics, interconnection, electricity markets, and regulation.
The ESRI works towards a national vision of ‘Informed policy for a better Ireland’. This means producing high-quality analysis to provide robust evidence for policymaking, with the goals of research excellence and policy impact.
The ESRI produces research that contributes to understanding economic and social change in the new international context and that informs public policymaking and civil society in Ireland.