Íde Kearney

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Íde Kearney

Economics and Research Division
Phone +31 20 5243635 
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Short Bio

Senior Economist at the Research department since October 2013. Previously worked at the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Dublin, Ireland, since 2009 as Associate Research Professor. Was joint editor of ESRI's biannual Medium-Term Review (1997-2013) and the ESRI's Quarterly Economic Commentary (2005-2010). Since March 2015 Íde is also a board member of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council.

Education

1992-1996: Ph.D in Economics, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
1988-1989: M.Econ.Sc. (Econometrics), University College Dublin

Research interests

  • Macroeconomic modelling
  • Macroeconomic forecasting and policy analysis

Working papers

Bergin, A., T. Conefrey, J. Fitz Gerald, I. Kearney and N. Znuderl (2013), The HERMES-13 macroeconomic model of the Irish economy, ESRI Working Paper 460. 

Kearney, I. and N. Znuderl (2013), User cost of debt-finance capital in Irish manufacturing industry: 1985-2011, ESRI Working Paper 448.

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Publications in refereed journals

Jan Willem van den End, Jakob de Haan, Ide Kearney (2015), Quantitative easing (QE) in the Euro area, ZSE Zeitschrift für Staats- und Europawissenschaften 13, 87-98. Download

Kearney, I. (2012), Measuring fiscal stance, special article in Quarterly Economic Commentary, Economic and Social Research Institute, September.

Fitz Gerald, J. and I. Kearney (2011), Irish government debt and implied debt dynamics: 2011-2015. Special article in Quarterly Economic Commentary, Economic and Social Research Institute, September.

Bergin, A., J. Fitz Gerald , I. Kearney and C. O’Sullivan (2011), The Irish fiscal crisis, National Institute Economic Review 217 , July, R47-R59.

A. Bergin, T. Conefrey, J.  Fitz Gerald and I. Kearney (2010), Recovery scenarios for Ireland: An update. Special article in Quarterly Economic Commentary, Economic and Social Research Institute, July.

Bergin, A. and I. Kearney (2007), Human capital accumulation in an open labour market: Ireland in the 1990s, Economic Modelling 24(6).  Download

Duffy, D., J. Fitz Gerald and I. Kearney (2005), Rising house prices in an open labour market, The Economic and Social Review 36(3).

Bradley , J., J. Fitz Gerald and I. Kearny (1993), Modelling supply in an open economy using a restricted cost function, Economic Modelling 10(1).  Download

Bradley, J., J. Fitz Gerald and I. Kearney (1991), The Irish market services sector: An econometric investigation, The Economic and Social Review 22(4).

Other publications

Robert-Paul Berben, Ide Kearney and Robert Vermeulen (2018), DELFI 2.0, DNB's Macroeconomic Policy Model of the Netherlands, DNB Occasional Studies No. 16-5. Download

Books and publications in books

Kearney, I. (2012), 'Economic Challenges', in: B. Reynolds & S. Healy (eds.), Does the European Social Model Have a Future? Challenges and Responses 70 years after the Beveridge Report, Social Justice Ireland, July, Chapter 1. 

Kearney, I. (2006), Joint author of Chapters 4 and 5 in Ex-Ante Evaluation of the Investment Priorities for the National Development Plan 2007-2013, J. Fitz Gerald and E. Morgenroth (eds), ESRI Policy Research Series 59.

Kearney, I. (2003), Joint author of Chapters 2 and 3 in The Mid-term Evaluation of the National Development Plan and Community Support Framework for Ireland 2000-2006, J. Fitz Gerald, C. McCarthy, E. Morgenroth and P. O’Connell (eds), ESRI Policy Research Series 50.

Fitz Gerald, J., I. Kearney, E. Morgenroth and D. Smyth (1999), National Investment Priorities for the Period 2000-2006, Economic and Social Research Institute, March.

 

Latest update: September 2018