Féidhlim McGowan

Féidhlim joined the ESRI’s Behavioural Research Unit (BRU) as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in February 2022. He worked with the BRU to design and test policy interventions to boost decisions in the area of switching provider of financial services. His PhD thesis examines how numerical information is represented and weighted in decisions by consumers and experts.

Féidhlim holds an MSc in Behavioural Economics from the University of Nottingham, an LL.M. in International and European Business Law from Trinity College Dublin (TCD), and a BA in Economics and Psychology, also from TCD. He previously worked as a Research Assistant in the BRU from 2016-2018. He has co-authored seven peer-reviewed articles in psychology, behavioural economics, and consumer policy journals, and has contributed to four non-journal publications.