Seamus joined the ESRI in July 2020. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Trinity College Dublin and a Masters in International Economics from the Geneva Graduate Institute (IHEID). His thesis empirically tested the neoclassical growth model for the U.S. and linked growth performances to the results of the 2016 presidential election. Seamus' research at the ESRI is focused on tax, welfare and pensions. He has previously worked as an intern with PwC and State Street.