Karl Whelan

Karl Whelan was a Research Assistant in the ESRI from 1991 until 1992. He was awarded a Research Fellowship from the ESRI from 1992 until 1995 to study for a PhD in Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was a staff economist with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington DC (1996-2002). He worked in the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland where he held positions as Economist, Senior Economist, and Deputy Head in the Economic Analysis and Research Department (2002-2007). He joined the Department of Economics in UCD in 2007 as Professor. His research interests include inflation; consumption; productivity and growth and finance. See http://www.ucd.ie/research/people/economics/professorkarlwhelan/
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Latest Publications:
  • The Prospects for Future Economic Growth in the Euro Area
  • Economic Assessment of the Euro Area, Winter 2015/2016
  • Europe's Long-Term Growth Prospects: With and Without Structural Reforms
  • Demographics and the Growth Outlook for Europe
  • The Irish Expansionary Fiscal Contraction: A Tale from One Small European Economy
  • Regional Aid and Convergence: Evaluating the Impact of the Structural Funds on the European Periphery
  • Stabilization and Growth in the EC Periphery: A Study of the Irish Economy
  • Economic Policy and Growth: The Context for Irish Industry

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