Dr Aoife Callan BC, MEcc., Ph.D
| Aoife Callan is a HRB Health Economics Postgraduate Research Fellow on the HRB ICE UTI-C project at the Department of General Practice and the Department of Economics. Her current research project involves assessing the economic cost of antimicrobial resistance in Ireland. She is also involved in the design, implementation and economic evaluation of a complex intervention into prescribing behaviour in Ireland. Prior to this, Aoife was a researcher at the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology at the
National University of Ireland, Galway. She was involved in a number of projects at ICSG and in the Department of Economics including assessing indirect costs associated with obesity and overweight on the island of Ireland as part of Safefood funded research. She was also involved in researching
older women workers and their access to pensions in a North-South colloboration with Queens University
Belfast. Aoife completed her Ph.D. at NUI Galway examining public preferences for different types of community care programmes, including technology-based programmes, that support older people to continue living at home.
| Research interests include Health and Social Care Economics, Health Technology Assessment, Economics of
Ageing, Non-market valuation techniques and Applied Microeconometrics.
|Walsh, K. and O'Shea, E. (2009) 'The Older Adult Health and Social Care Sector' In: The Role of Migrant Care Workers in Ageing Societies: Context and Experiences in Ireland. Galway: ICSG. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Vellinga, A. and Callan, A. (2013) 'Letter to the Editor: The case for resistance epidemiology in the true cost of antimicrobial resistance'. British Medical Journal, . [Details]|
|Walsh, K. & Callan, A. (2011) 'Perceptions, Preferences, and Acceptance of Information and Communication Technologies in Older-Adult Community Care Settings in Ireland: A Case-Study and Ranked-Care Programme Analysis'. Ageing International, 36 (1):102-122. [Details]|
|Duvvury, N., Callan, A. and NiLeime, A. (2012) Economic Crisis and Pension Provision: Experiences of Older Women Workers in the Republic of Ireland 2012 Annual IAFFE Conference [Details]|
|Callan, A., Duvvury, N. and NiLeime, A. (2012) Economic Crisis, Work and Pensions: Experiences of Older Workers in Ireland Gender, Work and Organisation [Details]|
|Callan, A. and O'Shea, E. (2011) Preferences and Expectations of Long-Term Care in Ireland 9th Annual ESPAnet Conference [Details]|
|Walsh, K., and Callan, A. (2007) Social Audit of Assistive Technology for Older Adults in Ireland Assistive Technology Research Series [Details]|
|Perry, I., Dee, A., O’Neill, C., Callan, A., Doherty, E., Staines, A., McVeigh, T., Sweeney, M.R., O’Dwyer, V., Kearns, K., Sharp, L., Kee, F., Hughes and J., Balanda, K (2012) Economic Cost of Overweight and Obesity on the island of Ireland. Safeffood, Dublin. [Details]|
|Duvvury, N., Ní Léime, A, Callan, A, Price, L., Simpson, M. (2012) Older Women Workers'Access to Pensions: Vulnerabilities, Perspectives and Strategies. Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, National University Ireland Galway, Galway. [ARAN Link] [Details]|
|Ni Leime, Aine, Callan, A, Finn, C, Healy, R., (2012) Evaluating the impact of membership of Active Retirement Ireland on the lives of older people. Active Retirement Ireland, Dublin. [ARAN Link] [Details]|
Honours and Awards
| Year: 2012.
Title: Canadian Summer Program in Ageing in Vancouver
| Year: 2011.
Title: InterTradeIreland Community of Researchers Marion McAneney Graduate Research Award
| Year: 2009.
Title: Visiting Scholar, University of California, Berkeley.
|Association: Irish Economic Association, Function/Role: Member|
|Association: Health Economics Association Ireland, Function/Role: Member|
|Association: The European Economic Association, Function/Role: Member|
|Association: AAATE, Function/Role: Member|
|Callan, A. and O'Shea, E. (2012) Implicit and Explicit Preference Elicitation Methods: Does Ranking Question Order Matter in Contingent Valuation?. [Oral Presentation], European Health Economics Conference, Zurich , 18-JUL-12 - 19-FEB-12.|
|Callan, A. (2012) Long-Term Care Session. [Chaired Session], European Health Economics Conference, Zurich , 18-JUL-12 - 21-JUL-12.|
|Duvvury, N, Ni Leime, A, Callan A, Simpson, M (2012) “The impact of pension reforms on older women” - presentation of findings. [Oral Presentation], Launch of report on Women and Pensions,, National University of Ireland, Merrion Square, February, 2012 , 12-MAR-12 - 12-MAR-12.|
|Callan, A. (2011) CARDI conference. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Ageing Globally - Ageing Locally CARDI Conference,, Dublin , 02-NOV-11 - 03-FEB-11.|
|Callan, A. (2011) CARDI conference. [Other], Ageing Globally - Ageing Locally CARDI conference, Dublin , 02-NOV-11 - 03-NOV-11.|
|Callan, A. (2011) Network for European and Social Policy Analysis conference. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], 9th Annual ESPAnet Conference, Valencia , 08-SEP-11 - 10-SEP-11.|
|Callan, A. and O'Shea, E. (2011) European Conference in London School of Economics in collaboration with the BIS, AGE Platform Europe, KTN, TSB, and the EU. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Technology with Disabled and Older People: Business development, Building alliances and Impact assessment, London School of Economics , 28-MAR-11 - 29-MAR-11.|
|Callan, A. and O'Shea, E. (2010) European Health Economics Conference. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], European Health Economics Conference, Helsinki , 07-JUL-10 - 10-JUL-10.|
|Callan, A. and O'Shea, E. (2009) Health Economics Association Ireland Meeting, ESRI. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Health Economics Association Ireland Meeting, ESRI, Dublin , 12-JUN-09 - 12-JUN-09.|
|Callan, A. (2008) Irish Society for New Economist's annual conference. [Chaired Session], Irish Society for New Economist (ISNE), Galway , 03-OCT-08 - 03-OCT-08.|
2011 - 2012: Lecturer: Health Economics, 3rd Year Undergraduate
2010 - 2011: Lecturer: Economics of Public Policy, 2nd Year Undergraduate
2010 - 2011: Teaching assistant, Managerial Economics, 2nd Year Undergraduates
2009 - 2011: Teaching assistant, Econometrics, Masters in Economics.
2008 - 2009: Lecturer, Economics of Ageing, Dip in Social Gerontology.
2007 - 2011:
Lecturer, Health Economics, Dip in Primary Care.