Edgar Morgenroth is full Professor of Economics in the Business School, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland. He is also an independent member of the National Economic and Social Council (NESC), a Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences and a Fellow of the Regional Studies Association having served as its vice chairman and treasurer. He was previously Associate Research Professor at the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), and also held positions at Keele University and the Strategic Investment Board (SIB). His research interests include economic policy, regional development, public economics and trade. Among his recent work are studies on the possible impact of Brexit, estimates of tax revenue elasticities, the impact of infrastructure on firm location and the effect of privatisation of enterprise efficiency. His work is widely published including papers in eminent Journals such as the Journal of International Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance, Regional Studies, the Journal of Regional Science and Papers in Regional Science.