Dr Sharon Walsh

BA, MBS, PhD

 
researcher
 

Biography

Dr Sharon Walsh is a Lecturer in Economics at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics at NUI Galway. Prior to joining the Discipline of Economics, Sharon worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher in both the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia, and the Health Economics and Policy Analysis Centre in NUI Galway. She completed a PhD in Economics at NUI Galway in 2017, and she also holds a Masters Degree in Economics, and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Geography from University College Cork (UCC).



Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2020) 'Public preferences for home care services for people with dementia: A discrete choice experiment on personhood'
Walsh S, O'Shea E, Pierse T, Kennelly B, Keogh F, Doherty E (2020) 'Public preferences for home care services for people with dementia: A discrete choice experiment on personhood'. Social Science And Medicine, [Details]
(2019) 'Exploring heterogeneity in willingness to pay for the attributes of higher education institutions'
Walsh S; Cullinan J; Flannery D (2019) 'Exploring heterogeneity in willingness to pay for the attributes of higher education institutions'. Oxford Economic Papers, 71 (1):203-224 [Details]
(2019) 'Factors influencing the cost of care and admission to long-term care for people with dementia in Ireland'
Walsh S, Pertl M, Gillespie P, Lawlor B, Brennan S, O'Shea E (2019) 'Factors influencing the cost of care and admission to long-term care for people with dementia in Ireland'. Aging & Mental Health, [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'Socioeconomic disparities in unmet need for student mental health services in higher education'
Cullinan J, Walsh S, Flannery D (2019) 'Socioeconomic disparities in unmet need for student mental health services in higher education'. Applied Health Economics And Health Policy, [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'Antenatal care pathways to mode of birth: evidence from a mixed public/private healthcare system'
Gillespie, Paddy; Walsh Sharon; Cullinan, John (2019) 'Antenatal care pathways to mode of birth: evidence from a mixed public/private healthcare system'. Economic And Social Review, [Details]
(2019) 'Bullying and Work-Related Stress in the Irish Workplace'
Cullinan, J; Hodgins, M; Hogan, V; McDermott, M; Walsh, S (2019) 'Bullying and Work-Related Stress in the Irish Workplace'. Societies, [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2018) 'Analysing the preferences of prospective students for higher education institution attributes'
Walsh S; Flannery D; Cullinan J (2018) 'Analysing the preferences of prospective students for higher education institution attributes'. Education Economics, 26 (2):161-178 [Details]
(2017) 'The impact of proposed higher education reforms on geographic accessibility to universities in Ireland'
Walsh S; Cullinan J; Flannery D (2017) 'The impact of proposed higher education reforms on geographic accessibility to universities in Ireland'. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, 10 (4):515-536 [Details]
(2015) 'Geographic accessibility to higher education on the island of Ireland'
Walsh S; Flannery D; Cullinan J (2015) 'Geographic accessibility to higher education on the island of Ireland'. Irish Educational Studies, 34 (1):5-23 [Details]
(2013) 'Distance effects, social class and the decision to participate in higher education in Ireland'
Cullinan J; Flannery D; Walsh S; McCoy S (2013) 'Distance effects, social class and the decision to participate in higher education in Ireland'. Economic And Social Review, 44 (1):19-51 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2017) 'Factors influencing higher education institution choice'
Walsh S; Cullinan J (2017) 'Factors influencing higher education institution choice' In: Economic Insights on Higher Education Policy in Ireland. Evidence from a Public System. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]

Teaching Interests

Sharon has taught a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses across a range of topics at University College Cork (UCC), University of Limerick (UL) and NUI Galway. Through her teaching, she endeavours to deliver high quality, student focused and research-led economic courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.