Darragh Flannery


Contact Details

Lecturer
T: 061202975
E: darragh.flannery@ul.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Dr. Darragh Flannery is a lecturer in economics at the University of Limerick. He completed his Masters and doctoral studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway and also holds a primary degree in BBS from the University of Limerick. Darragh's primary area of research is focused upon the economics of higher education policy, focusing upon issues such as higher education participation and financing. He also has a keen interest in teaching and learning methods within economics, specifically with the use of technology. He has published his work on these issues in Economics of Education Review, Applied Economics, The Economic and Social Review, Oxford Economic Papers, as well as in other journals.

Research Interests

Economics of Higher  Education

Labour Economics

Applied Microeconomics

Economics of the Public Sector

 
 

Books

  Year Publication
2017 Economic insights on higher education policy in Ireland: Evidence from a public system.
Cullinan J.;Flannery D. (2017) Economic insights on higher education policy in Ireland: Evidence from a public system. [DOI] [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2020 'Modelling student preferences for the design of campus counselling services'
Walsh S.;Cullinan J.;Flannery D.;Kennelly B. (2020) 'Modelling student preferences for the design of campus counselling services'. Studies In Higher Education, [DOI] [Details]
2020 'Direct Costs of Epidermolysis Bullosa by Disease Severity'
Flannery D.;Doyle C.;Hickey S.;Aherne F.;Kennan A. (2020) 'Direct Costs of Epidermolysis Bullosa by Disease Severity'. Acta Dermato-Venereologica, 100 (8) [DOI] [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-New Series, 71 (1):203-224 [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 'Public-private partnership tendering periods: an international comparative analysis'
Palcic D.;Reeves E.;Flannery D.;Geddes R. (2019) 'Public-private partnership tendering periods: an international comparative analysis'. Journal Of Economic Policy Reform, [DOI] [Details]
2019 'A distributional analysis of upper secondary school performance'
Cullinan J.;Denny K.;Flannery D. (2019) 'A distributional analysis of upper secondary school performance'. Empirical Economics, [DOI] [Details]
2019 'Understanding PPP Tendering Periods in Canada: A Duration Analysis'
Casady, C; Flannery, D; Geddes, R.R; Palcic, D; Reeves, E (2019) 'Understanding PPP Tendering Periods in Canada: A Duration Analysis'. Public Performance & Management Review, [DOI] [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 :161-178 [DOI] [Details]
2018 'Assessing the wage gap between public and private sector employees in Ireland: issues, evidence and challenges'
Flannery, D;Turner, T (2018) 'Assessing the wage gap between public and private sector employees in Ireland: issues, evidence and challenges'. Irish Management Journal, 37 :51-64 [DOI] [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 :515-536 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'The Determinants of Tendering Periods for PPP Procurement in the UK: An Empirical Analysis'
Reeves, E., Palcic, D., Flannery, D. and Geddes, R. (2017) 'The Determinants of Tendering Periods for PPP Procurement in the UK: An Empirical Analysis'. Applied Economics, 49 (11):1071-1082 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Did partnership in Ireland deliver for all workers? Unions and earnings'
Turner, T,Flannery, D (2016) 'Did partnership in Ireland deliver for all workers? Unions and earnings'. Employee Relations, 38 :946-960 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'UTILIZING MICROSIMULATION TO ESTIMATE THE PRIVATE AND FISCAL RETURNS TO EDUCATION: IRELAND 1987-2011'
Flannery, D,O'Donoghue, C (2016) 'UTILIZING MICROSIMULATION TO ESTIMATE THE PRIVATE AND FISCAL RETURNS TO EDUCATION: IRELAND 1987-2011'. Manchester School, 84 :55-80 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'A Needs and Resources Assessment of Fiscal Equalisation in the Irish Local Government System'
Turley, G,Flannery, D,McNena, S (2015) 'A Needs and Resources Assessment of Fiscal Equalisation in the Irish Local Government System'. Economic And Social Review, 46 :459-484 [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 :5-23 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'PPP Procurement in Ireland: An Analysis of Tendering Periods'
Reeves, E., Palcic, D., Flannery, D. (2015) 'PPP Procurement in Ireland: An Analysis of Tendering Periods'. Local Government Studies, 41 :379-400 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Where they go, what they do and why it matters: the importance of geographic accessibility and social class for decisions relating to higher education institution type, degree level and field of study'
Flannery D. and Cullinan, J. (2014) 'Where they go, what they do and why it matters: the importance of geographic accessibility and social class for decisions relating to higher education institution type, degree level and field of study'. Applied Economics, [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Modelling the preferences of students for alternative assignment designs using the discrete choice experiment methodology'
Kennelly B.;Flannery D.;Considine J.;Doherty E.;Hynes S. (2014) 'Modelling the preferences of students for alternative assignment designs using the discrete choice experiment methodology'. Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation, 19 (16):1-13 [Details]
2013 'Of Mice and Pens: A discrete choice experiment on student preferences for assignment systems in economics'
Flannery D., B. Kennelly, E. Doherty, S. Hynes and J. Considine (2013) 'Of Mice and Pens: A discrete choice experiment on student preferences for assignment systems in economics'. International Review of Economics Education, 14 :57-70 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'The impact of the economic boom and bust on local government budgets in Ireland'
Turley Gerard and Flannery Darragh (2013) 'The impact of the economic boom and bust on local government budgets in Ireland'. Administration, 61 (2):33-55 [Details]
2013 'The demand for higher education: A static structural approach accounting for individual heterogeneity and nesting patterns'
Flannery, D,O'Donoghue, C (2013) 'The demand for higher education: A static structural approach accounting for individual heterogeneity and nesting patterns'. Economics Of Education Review, 34 :243-257 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Distance Effects, Social Class and the Decision to Participate in Higher Education in Ireland'
Cullinan, J., Flannery, D., Walsh, S. and McCoy S. (2013) 'Distance Effects, Social Class and the Decision to Participate in Higher Education in Ireland'. Economic And Social Review, [ULIR Link] [Details]
2013 'Paper and Online Assignments in Economics: A Comparison using Panel Data'
Kennelly, B., Flannery D. and J. Considine (2013) 'Paper and Online Assignments in Economics: A Comparison using Panel Data'. International Review of Economics Education, 13 :31-43 [DOI] [Details]
2011 'The Life-cycle Impact of Alternative Higher Education Finance Systems in Ireland'
Flannery, D,O'Donoghue, C (2011) 'The Life-cycle Impact of Alternative Higher Education Finance Systems in Ireland'. Economic And Social Review, 42 :237-270 [Details]
2011 'Online Assignments in Economics: A Test of Their Effectiveness'
Kennelly, B; Considine, J; Flannery, D (2011) 'Online Assignments in Economics: A Test of Their Effectiveness'. JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC EDUCATION, 42 (2):136-146 [DOI] [Details]
2009 'The Determinants of Higher Education Participation in Ireland: A Micro Analysis'
Flannery, Darragh; O'Donoghue, Cathal (2009) 'The Determinants of Higher Education Participation in Ireland: A Micro Analysis'. Economic And Social Review, [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2017 'The economics of higher education participation'
Denny K.;Flannery D. (2017) 'The economics of higher education participation' In: Economic Insights on Higher Education Policy in Ireland: Evidence from a Public System. [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Student financing of higher education'
Flannery D.;Doris A.;Chapman B. (2017) 'Student financing of higher education' In: Economic Insights on Higher Education Policy in Ireland: Evidence from a Public System. [DOI] [Details]
2017 'The returns to third level education'
Flannery D.;O¿Donoghue C. (2017) 'The returns to third level education' In: Economic Insights on Higher Education Policy in Ireland: Evidence from a Public System. [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Economics and higher education policy'
Flannery D.;Cullinan J. (2017) 'Economics and higher education policy' In: Economic Insights on Higher Education Policy in Ireland: Evidence from a Public System. [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2017 21st Annual IRSPM Conference
Casady, C; Flannery, D; Geddes, R.R; Palcic, D; Reeves, E. (2017) PPP Procurement in Canada: An Economic Analysis 21st Annual IRSPM Conference Budapest, , 19-APR-17 - 21-APR-17 [Details]
2016 Fifth Annual International Public-Private Partnership Conference
Flannery, D.; Geddes, R.R.; Palcic, D.; Reeves, E. (2016) The Length of PPP Tendering Periods: A Multi-Country Analysis Fifth Annual International Public-Private Partnership Conference Antwerp, , 20-NOV-16 - 22-NOV-16 [Details]
2015 19th Annual Conference of the International Society for New Institutional Economics
Reeves, E., Flannery, D. and Palcic, D. (2015) PPP Procurement in the United Kingdom: An Analysis of Tendering Periods 19th Annual Conference of the International Society for New Institutional Economics Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, , 18-JUN-15 - 20-JUN-15 [Details]
2014 Irish Economic Association 28th Annual Conference
Reeves, E., Palcic, D. and Flannery, D. (2014) PPP Procurement in Ireland: An Analysis of Tendering Periods Irish Economic Association 28th Annual Conference Limerick, , 08-MAY-14 - 09-MAY-14 [Details]
2014 Irish Economic Association Conference
Flannery, D. and O’Donoghue, C. (2014) Utilising microsimulation to estimate the private and fiscal returns to education: Ireland 1987-2011 Irish Economic Association Conference Limerick, [Details]
2013 The ABS Learning & Teaching Conference
Flannery, D. Kennelly, B., Doherty, E., Hynes, S. and Considine, J. (2013) Exploring preference heterogeneity for assignment systems across universities in Ireland: results from a discrete choice experiment The ABS Learning & Teaching Conference Nottingham, UK, [Details]
2013 CBS-Sauder-Monash Public-Private Partnership Conference Series
Reeves, E., Palcic, D. and Flannery, D. (2013) Are We There Yet? The Length of Tendering Periods for PPPs in Ireland Paper CBS-Sauder-Monash Public-Private Partnership Conference Series Vancouver, Canada, , 13-JUN-13 - 14-JUN-13 [Details]
2013 Irish Economic Association Annual Conference
Flannery, D. and Cullinan, J. (2013) The Double-Edged Sword: Investigating the Quantity and Quality Effects of Geographic Proximity on Higher Education Participation in Ireland Irish Economic Association Annual Conference Maynooth, [Details]
2012 American National Conference on Teaching Economics
Flannery, D. Kennelly, B., Doherty, E., Hynes, S. and Considine, J. (2012) Assignment Systems in Economics: A discrete Choice Experiment’ American National Conference on Teaching Economics Boston, Massachusetts, [Details]
2012 Higher Education Policy Research Unit Seminar
Flannery, D. and O’Donoghue, C. (2012) Financing Higher Education in Ireland: Repayment Patterns and Redistribution Effects over the Lifecycle Higher Education Policy Research Unit Seminar Dublin, [Details]
2012 International Microsimulation Conference
Flannery, D. and O’Donoghue, C. (2012) Participation in Higher Education: A Random Parameters Logit Approach with Policy Simulations International Microsimulation Conference Dublin, [Details]
2011 American National Conference on Teaching Economics
Kennelly, B., Considine, J., and Flannery, D. (2011) Online versus paper assignments in teaching economics American National Conference on Teaching Economics Palo Alto, California, [Details]
2010 Irish Economic Association Annual Conference
Flannery, D. and O’Donoghue, C. (2010) Financing Higher Education in Ireland: Repayment Patterns and Redistribution Effects over the Lifecycle Irish Economic Association Annual Conference Belfast, [Details]
2010 Third Annual Conference of the National Academy for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning
Kennelly, B., Considine, J. and Flannery, D (2010) Technological Change in Assessing Economics Third Annual Conference of the National Academy for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2013 CBS-Sauder-Monash Public-Private Partnership Conference Series,
Reeves, E., Palcic, D. and Flannery, D. (2013) Are We There Yet? The Length of Tendering Periods for PPPs in Ireland Paper. [International Refereed Conference], CBS-Sauder-Monash Public-Private Partnership Conference Series, Vancouver, Canada , 13-JUN-13 - 14-JUN-13 [Details]
2014 28th Irish Economic Association Conference,
Reeves, E., Palcic, D. and Flannery, D. (2014) PPP Procurement in Ireland: An Analysis of Tendering Periods. [National Refereed Conference Paper], 28th Irish Economic Association Conference, Limerick , 08-MAY-14 - 09-MAY-14 [Details]

Teaching Interests

Microeconomics

Public Economics

Labour Economics

Education Economics