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Tough childhood linked to long-term health problems

By Noel Baker, The Irish Examiner, 27th June 2013

Philip O’Connell, Director of the UCD Geary Institute took part in Sarah Carey’s “Talking Point” Show

on Newstalk on Saturday Sept 14th

€800m a year 'misspent' on work schemes

By Dan O'Brien, The Irish Times, 2nd February 2013 

Public and private pay

By Dan O'Brien, The Irish Times Business, 31st January 2013 

Constitutionally unable to bring political reform  

By Diarmuid Torney, The Irish Times, 26th January 2013

Two-tier workforce emerging as new employees taken on at lower pay rates

By irishtimes.com, 18th January 2013

ESRI: Black Africans report highest level of discrimination

By the RTE News website, 16th January 2013

 

Mentoring may reduce C sections

By Kitty Holland, The Irish Times, 30th November 2012

Our young people deserve more than a sticking plaster 

By Dr Kevin Denny, The Irish Independent, 20th August 2012

Two sides to the bonus points for maths story 

By Katharine Donnelly, The Irish Independent, 17th August 2012

Primacy of financial goals is 'ludicrous' 

By Kitty Holland, The Irish Times, 5th July 2012

Yeah, but no, but yeah, but no 

By Kathy Sheridan, The Irish Times, 28th April 2012

Quinn faces Fine Gael revolt over new means test for student grants 

By Kim Bielenberg, The Irish Independent, 21st March 2012

Don't be swayed by recent headlines when choosing your university course 

By Dr Kevin Denny, The Irish Independent, 21st March 2012

Do we really need four more Irish Universities? 

By Kim Bielenberg, The Irish Independent, 1st February 2012

Jobless 'shoehorned' into inappropriate training 

By Dan O'Brien, The Irish Times, 28th January 2012

 

Making sense of market data 

By Emma Kennedy, The Sunday Business Post, 11th December 2011

Working to ensure debt doesn't become despair

By Emma Kennedy, The Sunday Business Post, 4th September 2011

Problems with CAO points system

By Kevin Denny and Colm Harmon, The Irish Times, 26th August 2011

Jobless in 'soul-destroying' lifestyle

By Niamh Griffin, The Irish Times, 19th August 2011

Points system a crude measure of student's suitability for third level

By Kevin Denny and Colm Harmon, The Irish Times, 19th August 2011

Being on the dole degrades us, say jobless

By Juno McEnroe, The Irish Examiner, 18th August 2011

Low scores on Leaving Cert results highlighted

By Seán Flynn, The Irish Times, 15th August 2011

Free Schools outperform fee-paying schools

By Seán Flynn, The Irish Times, 10th August 2011

Demand-led training can help get people back to work

By Liam Delaney and Colm Harmon, The Irish Times, 29th July 2011

Taxation as an instrument for reducing alcohol problems?

By Kevin Denny, The Irish Times, 25th July 2011

Will Barack O'Bama Cheer Up the Irish?

By Catherine Boyle, CNBC.com

Understanding the biology of disadvantage 

By John Holden, The Irish Times Special Supplement, 17th May 2011

Happy? Check. Thriving? Check. Consider yourself truly Irish 

By Arminta Wallace, The Irish Times Weekend Review, 30th April 2011

The psychology of selling

By Patrick Freyne, irishtimes.com, 14th March 2011

Fate of €90m clinic in balance

By Susan Mitchell, The Sunday Business Post, 13th March 2011

Stick with higher maths

By Mark Rogers, Irish Independent, 10th January 2011

'November 21: quiet day after weekend away; agreed to go cap in hand to IMF'

By Maeve Sheehan, Sunday Independent, 9th January 2011

 

We need to change the way we make policy decisions

By Colm Harmon, Irish Times Business, 10th December 2010

VHI showdown with hospitals

By Susan Mitchell, Sunday Business Post, 5th December 2010

Path to rebuilding Republic should start with citizens' assembly

By Elaine Byrne, David Farrell, Eoin O'Malley, Jane Suiter and Matthew Wall, The Irish Times, 26th November 2010

Why investment in the humanities and social sciences matters

By Conor O'Carroll, The Irish Times, 25th November 2010

Less than 15% in some Dublin areas going to college

By Seán Flynn and Peter McGuire, The Irish Times, 18th November 2010

Training and welfare need radical overhaul

By Dan O'Brien, The Irish Times, 5th November 2010

Key to boosting job hopes lies in training and placement

By Liam Delaney, The Irish Times, 3rd November 2010

Free college tuition has failed to open doors to all

By Seán Flynn, The Irish Times, 3rd November 2010

EU argues for ongoing investment

By Conor O'Carroll, The Irish Times, 28th October 2010

Do CAO bonus points for taking Leaving Cert maths add up?

By Kim Bielenberg, The Irish Independent, 27th October 2010

Blame testosterone for crippling economic crisis, says top academic

By Charlie Weston, The Irish Independent, 21st October 2010

Labour market trio win Nobel economics prize

By Dan O'Brien, The Irish Times, 12th October 2010

Obesity a health crisis for women of all classes

By Ann Marie Hourihane, The Irish Times, 11th October 2010

Women's softer side plays role in 8.3pc pay gap with men

By Katherine Donnelly, The Irish Independent, 11th October 2010

Mothers lead their girls up social ladder

By Jack Grimston and Cal Flyn, The Sunday Times, 19th September 2010

Students' old school tie still the key to the best paid jobs

By Katherine Donnelly, The Irish Independent, 21st August 2010

Why driving to work is less fun than we think

By Valerie Flynn, The Evening Herald, 17th August 2010

Time is right to bring back third-level fees and grants

By Karlin Lillington, The Irish Times, 30th July 2010

Universities step up bid to end 'free fees'

By Sean Flynn, The Irish Times, 26th May 2010

Revealed: the 90-point Leaving Cert class divide

By John Walshe, The Irish Independent, 25th May 2010

We will reap what we have sown

The Irish Independent, 25th May 2010

Debate: Was the abolition of college fees a good idea?

By Niamh Bhreathnach and Colm Harmon, The Irish Independent, 25th May 2010

Political patronage still controls the purse strings

By Jane Suiter, The Irish Times, 4th May 2010

Revealed, the four dangers that can kill

Evening Herald, 27th April 2010

Closely Examining the Structure

By Louise Holden, The Irish Times, 8th March 2010

Reading Between the Right Lines

By Louise Holden, The Irish Times, 9th March 2010

 

Students on access schemes ‘do better’

by Katherine Donnelly, Irish Independent, 3rd December 2009

In urgent need of a cash injection

by Fiona Reddan, Irish Times Health Plus, 24th November 2009

Linking psychology and economics

by Emma Kennedy, Sunday Business Post, 15th November 2009

Fears for ‘lost generation’ in recession

by Pamela Duncan, Irish Times, 3rd November 2009

Economist who predicted bust warns big cuts in public purse could trigger '30s-style depression

by Allison Bray, Irish Independent, 3rd November 2009

Public spending cuts ‘could cause havoc’

by Brian O'Mahony, Irish Examiner, 3rd November 2009

Unions want €1bn jobs fund

Metro, 3rd November 2009

Cutbacks of €4bn ‘will kill economy’

Herald AM, 3rd November 2009

More price hikes in store as people struggle for cover

by Fiona Reddan, Irish Times Health Plus, 29th September 2009

Money concerns are damaging the mental health of students

by Katherine Donnelly, Irish Independent, 11th August 2009

I told you so... survey adds weight to those tales of undergraduate woe

by Katherine Donnelly, Irish Independent, 11th August 2009

Research study conducted with policies in mind

Irish Independent, 11th August 2009

Figuring out the future from the past

by Colm Harmon, Sunday Business Post, 19th July 2009

House prices fall by 4%, survey reveals

by Sean McCarthaigh, Irish Examiner, 6th April 2009

Property crash knocks €63,000 off asking prices

by Jason O'Brien, Irish Independent, 6th April 2009

Economics Prof predicts a boom

by Kim Bielenberg, Irish Independent, 4th March 2009

Short-sighted schools cuts will hurt most vulnerable

by Breda O'Brien, Irish Times, 28th March 2009

Loss of Commissioner key to Lisbon No vote

study by Harry McGee, Irish Times, 10th March 2009

Irish steadily more doubtful of EU in recent years - poll

by Mark Hennessy, Irish Times, 18th February 2009

Ireland's love of the EU hits rocky patch

by the Irish Daily Mail, 18th February 2009

Fixed constituency boundaries proposed in electoral report

by Stephen Collins, Irish Times, 26th January 2009

Economics prof predicts a boom

by Kim Bielenberg

One in Ten Irish men will have a heart attack

by Sarah Neville, Evening Herald, 27th October 2008

Growing Pains: there may be trouble ahead for Ireland's ageing population

by John Downes, Sunday Tribune, 19th October 2008

Schooling a key factor in drink patterns: study

by Katherine Donnelly, Irish Independent, 26th May 2008

New survey to help third-level planning

by Eamon McGrane, Knowledge Ireland, May 2008

We've become the ultimate 'nanny state'

by Paul Melia, Irish Independent, 3rd March 2008

This is the nanniest state of all with 267 regulatory bodies

by Eithne Shortall. Irish Independent, Sunday 2nd March, 2008

It's all about investing in third level, 'stupid'

by Colm Harmon. Irish Independent, Wednesday 16th April, 2008

Down tools

by Oonagh O'Mahony. Irish Independent Jobs & Careers, Thursday 10th April, 2008

Dubs are the most stressed workers in the country

by Cathal McMahon. Evening Herald, Wednesday 5th March, 2008

Soft Supporters of EU need to be inspired to vote Yes to Lisbon Treaty

by Richard Sinnott and Stephen Quinlan. Irish Times, Wednesday 30th January, 2008

 

Is online gambling a major cause for concern?

by Liam Delaney. Irish Times, Monday 10th December, 2007

Make equity work for you

by Niall Brady. Sunday Times Business & Money, Sunday 2nd December, 2007

New graduate research programmes announced

Technology Ireland, Wednesday 14th November, 2007

Mum's the word on baby genes

by Rebecca Knowles. Irish Times, Thursday 1st November, 2007

22 to 28 year olds - attitudes to career, life and money

Irish Independent, Thursday 19th July, 2007

Celtic tiger cubs are getting penny wise

Evening Herald,Hannah-Louise Dunne, Tuesday 17th July, 2007

Majority of people in their 20s regular savers-survey

by Paul Cullen, The Irish Times, Tuesday 17th July, 2007

Sisters are doin it for themselves

Herald AM, Tuesday 17th July, 2007

Centre for Behaviour and health launched at UCD

Irish Medical News, Tuesday June 5th, 2007

Building up the PhDs

by Colm Harmon, Liam Delaney and Martin Ryan, Business and Finance Magazine, Friday June 1, 2007

Looking past the statistics

by Greg Baxter, Irish Medical Times, Friday May 25, 2007

Launch of health policy thinktank

by Greg Baxter, Irish Medical Times, Friday May 18, 2007

Psychology of economics

by Liam Delaney and Martin Ryan, Business and Finance Magazine, Friday March 9, 2007

Four in 10 students binge drink regularly

by John Downes, Irish Times, Thursday March 8, 2007

Insuring a healthy future

by Claire Finn and Colm Harmon, Sunday Business Post, Sunday February 4, 2007

BUPA's move is bad news for health and wealth of the nation

by Claire Finn and Colm Harmon, Irish Independent, Saturday December 16, 2006

Society's response to age

by Patrick Wall and Liam Delaney, Business and Finance, Thursday October 5th, 2006

Diageo funds alcohol abuse study

by Áine Kerr, Irish Times Health Supplement, Tuesday April 11th, 2006

Nothing to fear but ill health

by Patrick Wall and Liam Delaney, Business and Finance, Thursday April 6th, 2006

UCD to study young drinkers

by John Walshe, Irish Independent, Thursday April 6th, 2006

Rates of depression increase by a fifth for people aged 50-70

by Sylvia Thompson, Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

Radio

Interview with Prof Philip O'Connell on 'Morning Ireland', RTE Radio 1, Wednesday 16th January 2013.  'Immigrants face discrimination in the labour market'.  Philip O'Connell, Director of the Geary Institute in UCD and author of the ESRI report, says Ireland's black African immigrants are seven times more likely to experience discrimination when looking for work than white Irish people.  Link to podcast here

The Friday Podcast: The Case for Preschool, Prof James J Heckman on NPR.  Link to podcast here

Interview with Prof Colm Harmon on 'Morning Ireland', RTE Radio 1, Friday 24th September 2010.  Link to podcast here

Preparing for Life (parenting intervention), interview with Dr Orla Doyle on the Inside Eductation programme on 103.2 Dublin City FM. Link to podcast here

'Handedness and earnings'; interview with Kevin Denny on WEOL AM 930 (Cleveland, OH), 29th June 2010.  Link to MP3 here.

Survey on Leaving Cert class divide by Kevin Denny featured in 'It says in the Papers', Morning Ireland, RTE Radio 1, Tuesday 25th May 2010

Saving and spending habits of people in their twenties. Newstalk 106-108, The Right Hook with George Hook, Monday 16th July, 2007

Saving and spending habits of people in their twenties. News on Two, Monday 16th July, 2007

Saving and spending habits of people in their twenties. Cork County Sound 103fm, North Cork Today, Tuesday 17th July, 2007

Television

Prof Philip O'Connell, Director, UCD Geary Institute appeared on 'The Week in Politics', RTE1 on 9th June 2013 to talk about youth unemployment.  Link to programme here.  (at 24:55 mins)

Prof Philip O'Connell, Director, UCD Geary Institute appeared on Primetime, RTE1 on 17th January 2013 to talk about unemployment and the jobs crisis.

ESRI: Black Africans report highest levels of discrimination, RTE News, 16th January 2013.  Link to video here

Debate on the Irish economy. TV3, Tonight with Vincent Browne, Tuesday 3rd November 2009

Exchequer figures reveal €18bn deficit in State Budget. TV3, 5.30pm News, Wednesday 2nd September 2009

Video

Prof James J Heckman speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative in a panel discussion 'Education in America: Regaining Our Edge' on 29th June 2011.  Link to video here.

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