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Louise Dunne

Research Manager

School Of Architecture, Plan & Env Pol
Planning and Env Policy
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7162673
Email: louise.dunne@ucd.ie

Biography

Louise Dunne was educated at Trinity College Dublin (BA Psychology) and University College Dublin (MSc Environmental Resource Management, PhD Environmental Policy).

Prior to working at UCD,  she worked in publishing in San Francisco and New York. Past research has included: Environmental Indicators for the Urban Environment in Ireland; The Origin and Significance of Mushroom Stones in Lowland Karst regions in Ireland; Economic and Environmental Implications of the use of Environmental Taxes and Charges in the EU and its Member States; Green Jobs in Dublin, representative of the Dublin branch of the Urban Forum for Sustainable Development; and the website www.economicinstruments.com which tracks the performance of Environmental Economic Instruments globally.

She is presently involved in TURAS, an FP7 28-partner project on Urban Resilience and Sustainability (www.turas-cities.org/).

Current research tracks the introduction and effects of the Irish Carbon tax. 

Professional

         

Conference Contributions

Convery, F., Dunne, L. and Gallagher, L.; (2006) Getting the Best financial and environmental return from waste. [Invited Lecture], Sherkin Island Conference, Cork , 04-MAY-06.
Dunne, L. and Feehan, J. (2016) Ireland's Mushroom Stones. [Oral Presentation], AAG, San Francisco , 29-MAR-16 - 01-APR-16.
Dunne, L., Convery, F.J., and Redmond, L. (2004) Description and Demonstration of www.economicinstruments.com - A Web-based Information System on Economic Instruments for Environmental Protection. [Oral Presentation], Fifth Global Conference on Environmental Taxation, Pavia , 09-SEP-04 - 11-SEP-04.
Dunne, L. (2004) An Investigation into Mechanisms in the Design and Implementation of Environmental Tax Design to Minimise Public Unrest Based on a Case Study of the Municipal Waste Charges and Subsequent Protests in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Fifth Global Conference on Environmental Taxation, Pavia , 09-SEP-04 - 11-SEP-04.
Dunne, L. and Convery, F.J. (2006) Waste Charges in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Seventh Annual Global Conference on Environmental Taxation, Ottawa , 22-OCT-06 - 26-OCT-06.
Dunne, L., Convery F.J. and Joyce, D. (2014) Ireland's Carbon Tax in the context of the Fiscal Crisis. [Invited Oral Presentation], Environmental Tax Reform in Times of Economic Crisis: What Are the Prospects?, Nicosia, Cyprus , 06-JUN-14 - 06-JUN-14.
Dunne, L. and Ryan, L. (2014) Energy Efficiency Policy vs. Carbon Taxes in the Residential sector ¿ A Comparison of the Irish Case. [Oral Presentation], 15th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation, Copenhagen , 25-SEP-14 - 27-SEP-14.
Dunne, L. With Convery, F.J., Ryan L. and Redmond, L. (2003); (2003) Assessing the EU Emissions Trading Directive. [N/A], European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) Annual Conference, Bilbao, June, Bilbao , 27-JUN-03 - 28-JUN-03.
Dunne, L. With Convery, F.J., Ryan, L. and Redmond, L (2004).; (2004) Achieving Behavioural Change Policy Instruments And The Management Of Climate Change. [Oral Presentation], Final Meeting of the International Collaboration Project, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Cabinet Office, Government of Japans, March 3-5, Tokyo, Tokyo , 22-MAR-04 - 24-MAR-04.
Dunne, L.; (1999) Employment and the Environment in the City. [Oral Presentation], 'Patrick McGill Summer School', Donegal, August 1999, Donegal , 07-FEB-99 - 07-FEB-99.
Dunne, L. With Convery, F.J., Ryan, L. and Redmond, L (2003).; (2003) Achieving Behavioural Change - the Role of Policy Instruments in addressing Climate Change Japan. [Oral Presentation], Meeting of the International Collaboration Project, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, March 6- 7, Tokyo, Tokyo , 06-MAR-03 - 07-MAR-03.
Dunne, L. With Convery, F.J., Ryan, L. and Redmond, L (2003); (2003) CATEP Synthesis Paper: Political Economy of Tradeable Permits competitiveness, co-operation and market power. [Oral Presentation], OECD Global Forum On Sustainable Development: Emissions Trading Concerted Action On Tradeable Emissions Permits (CATEP) Country Forum, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Headquarters, Paris, 17-18 March 2003, Paris , 17-MAR-03 - 18-MAR-03.
Dunne, L. With Clinch, J.P. (2003).; (2003) The Perception and Attitude of Business to the Environment and Environmental Tax Reform: An Irish Case Study. [N/A], Fifth International Conference on Ethics and Environmental Policies, Kyiv, April 2-6, 2003, Kyiv , 02-APR-03 - 06-APR-03.
Dunne, L. With Clinch, J.P.; (2002) An Investigation into the Impediments to Environmental Tax Reform. [Oral Presentation], 'Third Global Conference on Environmental Taxation,' Vermont, April 11-13, Vermont , 11-APR-02 - 13-MAR-02.
Dunne, L.; (2001) Key Indicators of Urban Environmental Performance in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], '2001 International Sustainable Development Research Conference,' 5-6 April 2001. University of Manchester, UK, Manchester , 05-APR-01 - 06-APR-01.
Dunne, L. With Clinch, J.P. (2001); (2001) Policies for Environmental Tax reform: an assessment of social responses. [Oral Presentation], 'Southern Economics Association Annual Meeting,' Tampa, Florida, November 19, 2001, Tampa, Florida , 19-NOV-01.
Dunne, L.; (2001) Building a Healthier and More Sustainable Environment for Irish Towns and Cities. [Oral Presentation], 'Rio +10 Conference - Achievement and Challenge,' University College Dublin 10-14 September, 2001, University College Dublin , 10-SEP-01 - 14-SEP-01.
Dunne, L.; (1998) Mushroom Stones of Ireland. Presented at 'Ireland since the Carboniferous: A 300 Million year Enigma'. [Oral Presentation], Conference held at the Ulster Museum, Belfast. 9-10 September 1998, Belfast , 09-SEP-98 - 10-SEP-98.
 

Employment

Employer: Environmental Institute, UCD
Position: PROJECT MANAGER
Employer: Environmental Institute, UCD
Position: RESEARCH FELLOW/PH.D. CANDIDATE
Employer: Environmental Institute, UCD
Position: GOVERNMENT OF IRELAND POST-DOC RESEARCH FELLOW
Employer: Miller Freeman
Position: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Employer: Miller Freeman
Position: PRODUCTION MANAGER
Employer: Austin Recovery Centre
Position: HOUSEPARENT
Employer: Miller Freeman Inc.,
Position: PRODUCTION MANAGER
Employer: Environmental Institute, UCD
Position: RESEARCH FELLOW

Education

Year 1992 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BA Subject:
Year 2000 Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 1993 Institution: Trinity College DUblin
Qualification: BA Subject: Psychology
Year 1999 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MSc Subject:
Year 2001 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject: Environmental Policy
         

Publications

Books

Dunne, L. Feehan, J.; (2003) Ireland's Mushroom Stones: Relics of a Vanished Lakeland. : Environmental Resource Management, UCD. [Details]
Dunne, L. (Ed.); (2002) Biodiversity in the City: Proceedings of a one-day international conference held in Dublin, 12 September 2002. : Environmental Institute, UCD. [Details]
Pender, A., Dunne, L.A., Convery, F.J., Dilworth, C., Doddy, M., Fennelly, R., Kealy, L., Keane, P., Ryan, C. and Scully, F.; (2000) Environmental Indicators for the Urban Environment. : Environmental Institute, UCD. [Details]

Book Chapters

Convery, F. J., L. Dunne and D. Joyce (2013) 'Ireland's Carbon Tax and the Fiscal Crisis: Issues in Fiscal Adjustment, Environmental Effectiveness, Competitiveness, Leakage and Equity Implications, OECD Environment Working Papers' In: Braathen, N.A (eds). OECD Environment Working Papers. Paris: OECD Publishing. [DOI] [Details]
Convery, F.J., Dunne, L., Redmond, L. and Ryan, L.; (2004) 'CATEP Synthesis Paper: Political Economy of Tradable Permits - competitiveness, co-operation and market power' In: S. Bygrave (eds). Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading and Project-Based Mechanisms in OECD and non-OECD Countries. Paris: OECD. [Details]
Convery, F.J., Dunne, L. and Gallagher, L.; (2006) 'Mobilising the market to reduce household waste going to final disposal in Ireland: A preliminary exploration' In: M. Murphy (eds). The Cost of Waste Disposal. Cork, Ireland: Sherkin Island Marine Station. , pp.17-26 [Details]
Convery, F.J., Dunne, L., and Joyce, D. (2013) 'El Impuesto Sobre el Carbono en Irlanda' In: Pelegry, E.A., and Basterra, M.L (eds). Energia y tributacion ambiental. Madrid: Orkestra - Instituto Vasco de Competitividad. , pp.99-108 [Details]
Louise Dunne; (2006) 'An Investigation into Waste Taxes and Charges' In: Cavaliere, A., Ashiabor, H., Deketelaere, K., Kreiser, L., Milne, J (eds). Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation. International and Comparative Perspectives. Richmond, London: Richmond Law & Tax. , pp.485-494 [Details]
Louise Dunne, Convery, F.J. and Gallagher, L.; (2006) 'Mobilising the market to reduce household waste going to final disposal in Ireland: A preliminary exploration' In: M. Murphy (eds). The Cost of Waste Disposal. Cork, Ireland: Sherkin Island Marine Station. , pp.17-26 [Details]
Convery, F.J., Dunne, L.A., Ryan, L. and Redmond, L.; (2004) 'Political Economy of tradeable Permits - competitiveness, cooperation and market power' In: Stephen Bygrave, OECD (eds). Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading and Project-based Mechanisms in OECD and non-OECD Countries. [Details]
Dunne, L.; (2002) 'Building a healthier and more sustainable environment for Irish towns and cities' In: In 2002. F.J.Convery and J. Feehan (eds) 551pp., Environmental Institute, UCD (eds). Achievement and Challenge. Rio +10 and Ireland. [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Dunne, L. with Convery, F.J., Redmond, L. and Ryan, L. ; (2003) 'Assessing the European Union Emissions Trading Directive'. Economia Agraria y Recursos Naturales, 3 (6):65-79. [Details]
Convery, F.J., Dunne, L., and Joyce, D. (2014) 'Ireland's Carbon Tax in the Context of the Fiscal Crisis'. Cyprus Economic Policy Review, 8 (2):135-143. Available Online [Details]
Dunne, L. and Convery, F.J.; (2008) ' An investigation into waste charges in Ireland, with emphasis on public acceptability'. Waste Management, . [DOI] [Details]
Clinch, JP, Dunne, L, Dresner, S, ; (2006) 'Environmental and wider implications of political impediments to environmental tax reform'. Energy Policy, 34 (8):960-970. [DOI] [Details]
Dunne, L. with Convery, F.J., Redmond, L. and Ryan, L. ; (2003) 'Assessing the European Union Emissions Trading Directive'. Economia Agraria y Recursos Naturales, 3 (6):65-79. [Details]
Clinch, JP; Dunne, L; ; (2006) 'Environmental tax reform: an assessment of social responses in Ireland'. Energy Policy, 34 (8):950-959. [Details]
Clinch, J.P., Dunne, L., Dresner, S.; (2006) 'Environmental and Wider Economic Implications of Political Impediments to Environmental Tax Reform'. Energy Policy, 34 (8):960-970. [Details]
Dresner, S; Dunne, L; Clinch, P; Beuermann, C; ; (2006) 'Social and political responses to ecological tax reform in Europe: an introduction to the special issue'. Energy Policy, 34 (8):895-904. [Details]
L. Dunne; (2004) 'Introduction of Waste Charges and Public Resistance'. JOURNAL OF IRISH URBAN STUDIES, . [Details]
Dunne, L. With Feehan, J.; (2002) 'The Origin and Significance of Mushroom Stones in Lowland Karst Regions'. Irish Journal of Earth Science, 20 :33-40. [Details]

Other Journals

O'Donoghue, D. and Dunne, L.; (2005) 'Towards Planning recommendations to encourage the growth of Farmers¿ Markets as an element of revitalising Rural areas' Planning and Environmental Policy Research Series Working Paper 05 (4) :1-19. [Details]
Clinch, J.P. and Dunne, L.A.; (2002) 'Environmental and Wider Economic Implications of Modifications to Environmental Tax Reform' Environmental Studies Research Series Working Papers 02 (01) :2-20. [Details]
Dunne, L. and Clinch. J.P.; (2001) 'A Theory of the Impediments to Environmental Tax Reform' Environmental Studies Research Series Working Paper 01 (14) . [Details]
Pender, A., Dunne, L. and Convery, F.J.; (2000) 'Environmental Indicators for the Urban Environment: A Literature Review' Environmental Studies Research Series Working Paper 00 (07) . [Details]

Conference Publications

Convery, F.J., Dunne, L. and Joyce, D. (2013) IRELAND'S CARBON TAX AND THE FISCAL CRISIS - ISSUES IN FISCAL ADJUSTMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTIVENESS, COMPETITIVENESS, LEAKAGE AND EQUITY IMPLICATIONS European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Available Online [Details]
Louise Dunne, John Feehan and Marcus Collier (2012) The Mushroom Stones of Ireland PECSRL THE PERMANENT EUROPEAN CONFERENCE FOR THE STUDY OF THE RURAL LANDSCAPE, 25th SESSION, 2012 Available Online [Details]
Dunne, L. With Clinch, P.; (2003) The perception and attitude of business to the environmental tax reform: an Irish case-study Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Ethics and Environmental Policies Business Styles And Sustainable Development held in Kiev, April 2 - 6, 2003. http://www.fondazionelanza.it/epa/proceedings.htm Kiev, , 02-APR-03 - 06-APR-03 [Details]
(Ed.) Dunne, L.; (2002) Biodiversity in the City Proceedings of a one-day international conference held in Dublin 12 September 2002. Environmental Institute, UCD Dublin, , 12-SEP-02 [Details]

Published Reports

Pender, A., Dunne, L. and Convery, F.J.; (2006) The use and regulation of environmental claims as a means for promoting sustainable consumption in Ireland. Environmental Protection Agency, Wexford. [Details]
Convery, F.J. and Dunne, L. (Eds.); (2003) Emissions Trading Policy Briefs Series (1-6). Environmental Institute, UCD. [Details]
           

Reports

Pender, A., Dunne, L Convery, F.; (2006) The use and regulation of environmental claims as a means for promoting sustainable consumption in Ireland. Final Report to the Environmental Protection Agency under ERTDI Programme 2000 - 2006. Reports [Details]
Pender, A., Dunne, L Convery, F.; (2006) The use and regulation of environmental claims as a means for promoting sustainable consumption in Ireland. Final Report to the Environmental Protection Agency under ERTDI Programme 2000 - 2006. Reports [Details]
                         

Working Paper

Pender, A., Convery F. and Dunne, L. ; (2000) Environmental Indicators for the Urban Environment. Working Paper [Details]
Clinch Jp and Dunne L; (2001) A theory of the impediments to environmental tax reform. Dublin: Working Paper [Details]
Dunne, L. and Convery F.; (2007) An investigation into waste charges in Ireland, with emphasis on public acceptability Waste management. Working Paper [Details]
Dunne, L. With Pender, A., and Convery F.; (2000) Environmental Indicators for the Urban Environment. Working Paper [Details]
Dunne, L. With Pender, A., and Convery F.; (2000) Environmental Indicators for the Urban Environment: A Literature Review. Working Paper [Details]
Dunne, L. With Clinch, P.; (2001) A Theory of the Impediments to Environmental Tax Reform. Working Paper [Details]
Dunne, L. With Clinch, J.P.; (2002) Environmental and Wider Economic Implications of Stakeholders Preferred Environmental Tax Revenue Recycling. Working Paper [Details]
Dunne, L. With Convery, F.J.; (2003) Emissions Trading Policy Briefs Series (1-6). Working Paper [Details]
Dunne, L. With Feehan, J; (2003) Mushroom Stones in Ireland Relics of a Vanished Lakeland. Working Paper [Details]
Louise Dunne and J. Peter Clinch ; (2004) The Perception and Attitude of Business to the Environment and Environmental Tax Reform: Some observations from Irish Case Study. Working Paper [Details]
Louise Dunne; (2004) An Investigation into Waste Taxes and Charges. Working Paper [Details]
Louise Dunne and Frank J. Convery; (2004) Greenhouse Gas Abatement Costs and Market Based Instruments. Working Paper [Details]
Donogh O'Donoghue and Louise Dunne; (2005) Towards Planning Recommendations to Encourage the Growth of Farmers Markets as an Element of Revitalising Rural Areas. Working Paper [Details]
                                                                     

Research

Research Interests

Irish Carbon Tax; Waste taxes; Urban Resilience; Economic Instruments for Environmental Protection; Emissions Trading; Environmental Taxes; Environmental Psychology; Mushroom Stones http://www.ucd.ie/apep/mushroomstones/index.html


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Research Projects

Sponsor : Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Title : The use and regulation of environmental claims as a tool for promoting sustainable consumption in Ireland
Start Date / End Date : 01-JAN-05 / 31-DEC-05
Sponsor : EU Non Framework
Title : Energy points for increasing energy usage awareness (ENV.A.I)
Start Date / End Date : 01-APR-04 / 31-MAR-05