Dr. Paul Egan is a Research Officer in the Economic Analysis Division. Paul joined the ESRI in September 2021. Prior to this, he worked as a Senior Macro-Financial Risk Specialist at AIB where he was responsible for a number of projects including the development of an aggregate econometric model of the Irish economy for the purposes of short-term forecasting, policy simulations and scenario analysis. From 2015 to 2019, Paul was an Associate Lecturer in Economics and Finance at the University of St Andrews, where he was also a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis (CDMA).
Paul was awarded a PhD in Economics from the University of Limerick in 2015, where he was an Irish Research Council (IRC) Scholar and also holds an M.Econ.Sc. in International Finance from the National University of Ireland, Galway.
Paul’s main research interests are in the areas of applied econometrics and macroeconomic modelling.