Gavin Murphy

Economic Analysis | Post Doctoral Fellow
Gavin Murphy was a Post Doctoral Research Fellow, at the ESRI, from May 2012. In 2012, he completed his PhD at Trinity College Dublin on Economic Adjustments to Globalisation in a Small Open Economy. He previously worked for the Central Bank of Ireland and for International Financial Services (IFS). Gavin?s main research interests are in international trade, economic growth, and applied microeconometrics. He has also undertaken research in the areas of exchange rate regime choice, access to finance, labour market regulation and firm innovation. His research has been published in Regional Studies and Review of Economics and Institutions. Gavin has co-authored two chapters in the European Competitiveness Report 2014 completed for EC DG Enterprise and Industry; the chapter on ?Access to Finance and Firm Growth? and the chapter on Drivers of SME internationalisation: Implications for Firm Growth and Competitiveness?
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Latest Publications:
  • Determinants of R&D offshoring: firm-level evidence from a small open economy
  • Employment protection and industry innovation
  • Exporting under Financing Constraints: Firm-level Evidence from EU Countries
  • Firms’ engagement in Global Value Chains
  • Financing Constraints and Firms? Growth in the European Union: Has the Financial Crisis Made Them Worse?
  • Determinants of R&D Offshoring
  • Drivers of SME Internationalisation: Implications for Firm Growth and Competitiveness
  • Access to External Finance and Firm Growth
  • Globalization and Ireland's Export Performance
  • Human Capital and Growth of Information and Communication Technology-intensive Industries: Empirical Evidence from Open Economies

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  • Programmes and Projects:
  • Research for the European Competitiveness Report 2014
  • Financial Market Imperfections, Innovation and International Activities
  • Innovation, New Technologies, and Exporting
  • Globalisation and Export Performance
  • A Study to Measure the Impact of Product and Labour Market Regulations on Innovation and the Adoption of New Technologies (NEUJOBS)
  • A Study of the Impact of Service Sector Innovation and Internationalisation on Growth and Productivity (SERVICEGAP)

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