Conor Keegan

Conor Keegan

Social Research | Research Officer
Conor joined the ESRI in January 2016 as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Health Economics. He holds BA and MSc degrees in Economics, both awarded by TCD. In 2016 Conor completed his PhD in TCD investigating aspects of competition in the Irish private health insurance market. His main research interests include competition and consumer mobility in health insurance markets, healthcare financing and utilisation, and Irish health policy.

Previously, Conor worked as a Statistical Analyst in the Institute from 2010 until 2012. He also worked as part of the Resilience Project in TCD which monitored and assessed the impact of the economic crisis on the Irish healthcare system. He is currently engaged in a research programme examining healthcare reform in Ireland.
Contact Details:

Tel: +353 1 8632000
Direct Line: +353 1 8632129
Email: conor.keegan@esri.ie


Latest Publications:
  • Review of the Irish and international literature on health and social care unit cost methodology
  • How many beds? Capacity implications of hospital care demand projections in the Irish hospital system, 2015‐2030
  • An examination of activity in public and private hospitals in Ireland, 2015
  • How many beds? Capacity implications of hospital care demand projections in the Irish hospital system, 2015‐2030
  • Switching benefits and costs in the Irish health insurance market: an analysis of consumer surveys
  • Switching benefits and costs in the Irish health insurance market: an analysis of consumer surveys
  • Projections of demand for healthcare in Ireland, 2015-2030: First report from the Hippocrates Model
  • Measuring healthcare expenditure: different methods, different results
  • Addressing market segmentation and incentives for risk selection: How well does risk equalisation in the Irish private health insurance market work?
  • Addressing market segmentation and incentives for risk selection: How well does risk equalisation in the Irish private health insurance market work?

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  • Alternative approaches to achieving universal healthcare – potential costs, outcomes and challenges

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