Sheelah Connolly

Sheelah Connolly

Social Research | Research Officer
Sheelah Connolly joined the ESRI as a Research Officer in the Social Research Division in August 2014. Prior to this she was employed as a Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, working on the economics and epidemiology of neurodegenerative disorders.

She has a PhD in Epidemiology from Queens University Belfast, an MSc in Health Economics from the University of York and a BA in Economics and Legal Science from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Her research interests include the social and economic determinants of health, the economics of ageing and the operation of health systems. Sheelah is currently working on a programme of research looking at healthcare reform in Ireland.
Contact Details:

Tel: +353 1 8632000

Latest Publications:
  • Economics of dementia: A review of methods
  • Universal GP care in Ireland: potential cost implications
  • Universal GP care in Ireland: potential cost implications
  • A European late starter: lessons from the history of reform in Irish health care
  • Projections of demand for healthcare in Ireland, 2015-2030: First report from the Hippocrates Model
  • Unmet healthcare needs in Ireland
  • Measuring healthcare expenditure: different methods, different results
  • Unmet healthcare needs in Ireland: Analysis using the EU-SILC survey
  • An approach to estimating the effects of financing system change on Irish healthcare expenditure
  • Palliative Care Interventions in Advanced Dementia

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  • Programmes and Projects:
  • Alternative approaches to achieving universal healthcare – potential costs, outcomes and challenges
  • Research Programme in Healthcare Reform

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