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Prof Alan Ahearne B.B.S., M.Sc., M.Econ.Sc.,Ph.D
Dr. Alan Ahearne joined the Cairnes School of Business and Economics in 2005. He is a member of the Commission (Board) of the Central Bank of Ireland. Dr. Ahearne served as Special Advisor to the Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan from March 2009 to March 2011. He is a Non-Resident Fellow at Bruegel, the Brussels-based think tank, and is a Research Associate at the Institute for International Integration Studies at Trinity College Dublin. Before joining NUIG, he was Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC, where he worked for seven years. He has taught economics at Carnegie Mellon University, University College Dublin, Dublin City University, and the University of Limerick. He began his professional career with Coopers & Lybrand and also worked for Bank of Ireland.
Dr. Ahearne received a B.B.S. from the University
of Limerick in 1989, an M.Econ.Sc. from University College Dublin in 1991 and an
M.Sc. (1995) and a Ph.D. (1998), both in economics, from Carnegie Mellon
University. At Carnegie Mellon, he received several awards and honours,
including the William Larimer Mellon Doctoral Fellowship (1993-1996) and the
Excellence in Teaching Award (1997).
|Ahearne, A. (2007) European and Asian Perspectives on Global Imbalances (edited by Alan Ahearne). [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (with Barry Eichengreen) (2007) 'Europen's External Monetary and Financial Relations since the Euro: A Review and a Proposal' In: Fragmented Power: Europe and the Global Economy (edited by André Sapir). [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (with Jürgen von Hagen) (2007) 'Euroopean Perspectives on Global Imbalances' In: European and Asian Perspectives on Global Imbalances (edited by A. Ahearne). [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Ahearne, A. (2008) 'Coming of Age: Report on the Euro Area'. Bruegal Blueprint Series, . [Details]|
|Ahearne, A., Andre Sapir, Jean Pisani-Ferry and Nicolas Veron (2008) 'The EU and the Governance of Globalisation'. International Journal of Public Policy, . [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (with Juan Delgado & Jakob von Weizsäcker) (2008) 'A Tail of Two Countries'. Bruegal Policy Brief 2008/04, . [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (with William Cline, Kyung Tae Lee, Yung Chul Park, Jean Pisani-Ferry and John Williamson (2007) 'Global Imbalances: Time for Action'. Bruegal Policy Brief 2007/02, . [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (2007) 'Global Imbalances: The Risks for the World Economy'. Field Day Review, 3 . [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (with Jürgen von Hagan and Birgit Schmitz) (2007) 'Internal and External Current Account Balances in the Euro Area'. . [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (with Finn Kydland and Mark Wynne) (2006) 'Ireland's Great Depression'. Economic and Social Review. Release reported by Dow Jones Newswires, 37 (2). [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (with Jean Pisani-Ferry) (2006) 'The Euro Only for the Agile'. Bruegal Policy Brief 2006/1, . [Details]|
|Ahearne,A. (with Naoki Shinada) (2005) 'Zombies Firms and Economic Stagnation in Japan'. International Economics and Economic Policy, 2 (4):363-381. [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (with Juergen von Hagen) (2005) 'Global Current Account Imbalances: How to Manage the Risk for Europe'. Bruegal Policy Brief 2005/2, . [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (with William Griever and Frank Warnock) (2004) 'Information Costs and Home Bias: An Analysis of US Holdings of Foreign Equities'. Journal of International Economics, 62 :313-336. [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (with John Fernald, Prakash Loungani and John Schindler) (2003) 'China and Emerging Asia: Comrades and Competitors'. Seoul Journal of Economics, :183-213. [Details]|
|Ahearne (with John Fernald and Prakash Loungani) (2001) 'Countering contagion: Does China's experience offer a blueprint'. Economic Perspectives, 25 :38-52. [Details]|
|Ahearne,A. (with Robert Martin) (2006) Condoms and House Prices: the Irish Experience. IEA Annual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (with John Fernald, Prakash Loungani and John Schindler) (2006) Glying Geese or Sitting Ducks: China's Impact on the Trading Fortunes of other Asian Economies. International Finance Discussion Paper. Other Item [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (with Steve Kamin,Joseph Gagnon & others) (2005) Preventing Deflation: Lessons from Japan's Experience in the 1990s. International Finance Discussion Papers 729. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Other Item [Details]|
|Ahearne, A. (with John Ammer, Brian Doyle, Linda Kole and Robert Martin) (2005) Monetary Policy and House Prices: A Cross-Country Study. International Finance Discussion Papers 841. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Other Item [Details]|
Masters in International Finance: International Finance, International Macroeconomics & International Monetary Economics.
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|Xiaolei Tang, Doctorate - Ph.D. (Commerce) - Co-supervisor (1)|