Patrick Honohan

Patrick Honohan was awarded a Research Fellowship from the ESRI from 1973 until 1976 to study in the LSE (London School of Economics) where he completed his Masters and PhD. He then worked as a Senior Economist in the Central Bank of Ireland and as an Economic Advisor to the Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister). He subsequently worked as a Research Professor in the ESRI (1990-1998) and was a Lead Economist in the Development Economics Research Group and a Senior Advisor in the Financial Sector Vice Presidency at the World Bank from 1998 until 2007. In April 2007 he became Professor of International Financial Economics and Development at Trinity College Dublin. In September 2009, he was appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland. He sits on the Council of the ESRI. See
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Latest Publications:
  • The Globalized Irish Economy in Good Times and Bad
  • To What Extent has Finance been a Driver of Ireland's Economic Success?
  • European and International Constraints on Irish Fiscal Policy
  • Key issues of Cost-Benefit Methodology for Irish Industrial Policy
  • Invisible Entrepot Activity in Irish Manufacturing
  • Diagnosing Banking System Failures in Developing Countries
  • Don't Overdo PPP Adjustment of Real Output
  • Interpreting the Recent Irish Growth Experience
  • EMU — Reaching a Narrow Verdict
  • The Insurance Corporation Collapse: Resolving Ireland's Worst Financial Crash

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