Dr. Gerard Turley

Phd

Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
Dept. of Economics
First Floor, St. Anthony's
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 3095
E: gerard.turley@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

After working for a time as a foreign exchange trader and economist, Gerard Turley joined the academic world at NUI Galway in 1990 and since then has lectured in Ireland, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia and the United States where in 2009 he taught at the University of California, Berkeley. As for his educational qualifications, a B.A. and a M.A. from NUI Galway (or University College Galway as it was then) was later followed by a PhD from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, UK. He teaches economics to both undergraduate students and postgraduates of the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, as well as organising internships for business and economics students.  He has worked on numerous international projects, funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EC EuropeAid, Adam Smith Institute, UK Department for International Development and the George Soros’ Open Society Foundations. His research interests include transition economics and local public finance. Currently he is the Director of the Bachelor of Commerce programme at NUI Galway.

Selected Publications:
A Framework to Measure the Financial Performance of Local Governments, Local Government Studies, 2015 (with Geraldine Robbins and Stephen McNena)

A Needs and Resources Assessment of Fiscal Equalisation in the Irish Local Government System, The Economic and Social Review, 2015 (with Darragh Flannery and Stephen McNena)

Economic Transformation: From Central Palling to Market Economy, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behaviourial Sciences, Elsevier, 2015

From boom to bust? The financial performance of city and county councils, Administration, 2014 (with Geraldine Robbins and Stephen McNena)

The impact of the economic boom and bust on local government budgets in Ireland, Administration, 2013 (with Darragh Flannery)

Handbook of the Economics and Political Economy of Transition,
Routledge, 2013 (editor, with Paul Hare)

Principles of Economics; An Irish Text
, 4th edition, Gill & Macmillan, 2011 (with Maureen Maloney and Francis O’ Toole)

Transition Economics: Two Decades On, Routledge, 2010 (with Peter Luke)

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2015) 'A Needs and Resources Assessment of Fiscal Equalisation in the Irish Local Government System'
Gerard Turley, Darragh Flannery, Stephen McNena (2015) 'A Needs and Resources Assessment of Fiscal Equalisation in the Irish Local Government System'. The Economic And Social Review, 46 (3):459-484 [Details]
(2015) 'A Framework to Measure the Financial Performance of Local Governments'
Geraldine Robbins and Stephen McNena (2015) 'A Framework to Measure the Financial Performance of Local Governments'. Local Government Studies, [Details]
(2014) 'Froom boom to bust? The financial performance of city and county councils'
Gerard Turley, Geraldine Robbins and Stephen McNena (2014) 'Froom boom to bust? The financial performance of city and county councils'. Administration, 62 (1):119-151 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2013) 'The impact of the economic boom and bust on local government budgets in ireland'
Gerard Turley and Darragh Flannery (2013) 'The impact of the economic boom and bust on local government budgets in ireland'. Administration, 61 (2):33-56 [ARAN Link] [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2013) Handbook of the Economics and Political Economy of Transition.
Gerard Turley and Paul Hare (2013) Handbook of the Economics and Political Economy of Transition. UK: Routledge. [Details]
(2011) Principles of Economics: An Irish Text.
Turley, Gerard (with Maureen Maloney and Francis O' Toole) (2011) Principles of Economics: An Irish Text. Gill & MacMillan [Details]
(2010) Transition Economics: Two Decades On.
Turley, Gerard (with Peter Luke) (2010) Transition Economics: Two Decades On. Routledge [Details]
(2006) Transition, Taxation and the State. Development and Transition Series.
Turley, Gerard (2006) Transition, Taxation and the State. Development and Transition Series. Ashgate [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2013) 'Transition Economies: The First Two Decades'
Gerard Turley (2013) 'Transition Economies: The First Two Decades' In: Handbook of the Economics and Political Economy of Tansition. UK: Routledge. [Details]
(2013) 'Introduction to the Handbook'
Paul Hare and Gerard Turley (2013) 'Introduction to the Handbook' In: Handbook of the Economics and Political Economy of Transition. UK: Routledge. [Details]
(2011) 'Development and Transition'
Gerard Turley (2011) 'Development and Transition' In: Principles of Economics: An Irish Text. Ireland: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]
(2008) 'Tax, Transition and the State: The Case of Russia In Robert McGee (ed) (2008) Taxation and Public Finance in Transition and Developing Economies'
Turley, Gerard (2008) 'Tax, Transition and the State: The Case of Russia In Robert McGee (ed) (2008) Taxation and Public Finance in Transition and Developing Economies' In: Springer. [Details]
(2002) 'Self-Employment Support in Urban Areas of Moscow's oblast In Active Labour Market Policies in Russia: A European Union Approach'
Turley, Gerard (with Larisa Makhova) (2002) 'Self-Employment Support in Urban Areas of Moscow's oblast In Active Labour Market Policies in Russia: A European Union Approach' In: European Union TACIS Programme. [Details]
(2002) 'Effective versus Statutory Taxation: Measuring Effective Tax Administration in Transition Economies In M Cuddy and R Gekker (2002) Institutional Change in Transition Economies'
Turley, Gerard (with Mark Schaffer) (2002) 'Effective versus Statutory Taxation: Measuring Effective Tax Administration in Transition Economies In M Cuddy and R Gekker (2002) Institutional Change in Transition Economies' In: Ashgate: [Details]

ANET/COS

  Year Publication
(2015) Economic Transformation: From Central Planning to Market Economy.
Gerard Turley (2015) Economic Transformation: From Central Planning to Market Economy. Oxford: ANET/COS [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2001) Skoog, Gun Eriksson The Soft Budget Constraint: The Emergence, Persistence and Logic of an Institution. Economic Systems.
Turley, Gerard (2001) Skoog, Gun Eriksson The Soft Budget Constraint: The Emergence, Persistence and Logic of an Institution. Economic Systems. Reviews [Details]
(2000) Berglof, Eric and Romesh Vaitilingam Stuck in Transit: Rethinking Russian Economic Reforms. Economics of Transition.
Turley, Gerard (2000) Berglof, Eric and Romesh Vaitilingam Stuck in Transit: Rethinking Russian Economic Reforms. Economics of Transition. Reviews [Details]

Teaching Interests

Transition Economics

Intermediate Macroeconomics

Principles of Microeconomics
 
Public Finance 

Local Government

Internal Collaborators

  Name Description of Collaboration
Internal Collaborators
Maureen Maloney Stephen McNena Geraldine Robbins

External Collaborators

  Name Organisation / Institute Country Description of Collaboration
External Collaborators
Peter Luke Paul HareDarragh FlanneryFrancis O Toole