Brendan Walsh

Brendan Walsh

Social Research | Research Officer
Dr Brendan Walsh is a Research Officer in the Social Research Division, who joined the ESRI in July 2016. He was awarded a PhD in 2014 from NUIG, his thesis was titled “An economic examination of cancer screening”. He holds a M.A. in Economics and a B.A in Economics and History from NUIG.

Prior to this position, Brendan was a post-doctoral research fellow in the School of Health Sciences at City University London from 2014-2016. As part of his PhD, he was also a visiting research scholar in the Department of Health Services at the University of Washington, Seattle from 2011-2013.

His main research interest is health economics, with a particular focus on healthcare costs, access, and inequalities, and the economics of cancer.
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Tel: +353 1 8632000
Direct Line: +353 1 8632036

Latest Publications:
  • Projections of demand for healthcare in Ireland, 2015-2030: First report from the Hippocrates Model
  • Disparities In cancer care and costs at the end of life: evidence from England’s National Health Service
  • Impact of laparoscopic versus open surgery on hospital costs for colon cancer: a population-based retrospective cohort study

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