Adele Whelan

Adele Whelan

Economic Analysis | Research Officer
Dr Adele Whelan is a Research Officer in the Economics Analysis Division. Her research interests are in the areas of labour economics, the economics of education, and industrial organisation. She obtained her PhD in Economics from Maynooth University in 2014 and has previously held roles at Maynooth University and University College Dublin. Recently, she contributed to a major study of the Further Education and Training in Ireland and a European Commission funded project Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe (STYLE) examining youth education and skills mismatch.
Contact Details:

Tel: +353 1 8632000
Direct Line: +353 1 8632032
Email: adele.whelan@esri.ie


Latest Publications:
  • Does a satisfied student make a satisfied worker?
  • Overeducation in Europe: trends, convergence and drivers
  • Making centralised data work for community development: an exploration of area-Based training programmes in a unified framework
  • Improving the employment prospects of graduates: What can universities do?
  • An Exploration of (Area-based) Social Inclusion and Community Development Training Programmes in Ireland
  • Is There a Role for Higher Education Institutions in Improving the Quality of First Employment?
  • Is There a Role for Higher Education Institutions in Improving the Quality of First Employment?
  • Review of the School Completion Programme
  • Location and Occupancy of Energy Inefficient Residential Properties
  • Recruitment Methods & Educational Provision Effects on Graduate Over-Education and Over-Skilling

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  • Programmes and Projects:
  • Research Programme on Community Development and Social Inclusion
  • Programme on Issues impacting on Minimum Wage and Low Pay in Ireland
  • STYLE: Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe
  • Study of PLC Programme Provision and Outcomes for Participants in PLC and Leaving Cert Programmes

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