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Ciara Whelan

Lecturer

School Of Economics
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7168509
Email: ciara.whelan@ucd.ie

Biography

Ciara Whelan completed  her Ph.D. in Economics (Trinity College Dublin) in 1997 (conferred 1998). She then undertook postdoctoral studies at the London School of Economics, Economics of Industry Group. She was an Economics Research Council Fellow, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven 1998-1999. She is a College Lecturer in the School of Economics, University College Dublin since September 2000. Amongst other publications she has published in the Journal of Industrial Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Review of Industrial Organization, and The International Review of Law and Economics.

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2003.
Title: Awarded the Barrington Medal 2002/2003. Lecture on 'Is Equating Market Share to Market Power a Sound Economic Principle?'
Year: 1998.
Title: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Research Council Fellow (1998-1999)
           

Employment

Employer: University College Dublin
Position: College Lecturer since Sept. 2000
Employer: Trinity College Dublin
Position: Lecturer, Oct. 1999 - Sept. 2000
Employer: London School of Economics
Position: Researcher Oct. 1997 - Sept. 1999
Employer: N.U.I. Maynooth
Position: Lecturer, Oct. 1996 - Oct. 1997
Employer: Trinity College Dublin
Position: Economics Tutor Oct. 1993 - Oct. 1997
Employer: Trinity College Dublin
Position: Economics Occassional Lecturer, Oct. 1994 - Oct. 1996

Education

Year 1993 Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Qualification: BA (Mod) Subject:
Year 1997 Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject: Economics
       

Other Activities

Joint Guest Editor of Economic Systems Special Issue on Restructuring and Market Liberalisation in Central and Eastern Europe, 2003
Joint Guest Editor of Economic and Social Review Special Issue for EARIE 2001 Papers and Proceedings.
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Research Council Fellow (1998-1999)

Publications

 

Book Chapters

C. Whelan, F. Mariuzzo and P.P. Walsh; (2007) 'Merger Control in Differentiated Product Industries' In: Jay Pil Choi (eds). Recent Developments in Antitrust: Theory and Evidence. *: MIT Press. , pp.187-213 [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Patrick Paul Walsh and Ciara Whelan; (2011) 'Mr Whitaker and Industry: Setting the Record Straight - A Reply to Barry and Daly'. Economic and Social Review, 42 (2):169-175. Available Online [Details]
Walsh, P.P. and Whelan C.; (2010) 'Hirschman and Irish Industrial Policy'. Economic and Social Review, 41 (3):283-300. Available Online [Details]
Mariuzzo, F., Walsh, P. P., and Whelan C; (2010) 'Coverage of Retail Stores and Discrete Choice Models of Demand: Estimating Price Elasticities and Welfare Effects'. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 28 (5):555-578. Available Online [Details]
(Co-author P.P. Walsh); (2003) 'Restructuring and Market Liberalisation: Evidence Using Micro-Data across Central and Eastern Europe'. Economic Systems, 2 (27):127-128. [Details]
Mariuzzo, F; Walsh, PP; Whelan, C; ; (2003) 'Firm size and market power in carbonated soft drinks'. Review of Industrial Organization, 23 (3-4):283-299. Available Online [Details]
C. Whelan, ; (2003) 'Is Equating Market Share to Market Power a Sound Economic Principle?'. Journal of Statistical & Social Inquiry Society of Irl, 32 :109-127. [Details]
(Co-author P.P. Walsh); (2002) 'Portfolio Effects and Firm Size Distribution: Carbonated Soft Drinks'. Economic and Social Review, 33 (1):43-54. [Details]
(Co-author P.P. Walsh); (2001) 'Firm Performance and the Political Economy of Corporate Governance in Central Eastern Europe'. Economic Systems, 25 (2):85-112. [Details]
Co-author P.P. Walsh; (2000) 'The Importance of Structural Change in Industry for Growth'. Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society O, XXIX :1-32. [Details]
(Co-author P.P. Walsh); (1999) 'Modelling Price Dispersion as an Outcome of Competition in the Irish Grocery Market''. Journal of Industrial Economics, XLVII (3):1-19. [Details]
Co-author P.P. Walsh; (1999) 'A Rationale for Repealing the 1987 Groceries Order in Ireland'. Economic and Social Review, 30 (1):71-90. [Details]
(Co-author P.P. Walsh); (1999) 'Loss-Leading and Price Intervention: Welfare Outcomes in a Second Best World'. International Review of Law and Economics, 19 (3). [Details]
                                             

Working Paper

Mariuzzo, F. Walsh, P.P., Whelan, C.; (2009) Coverage of Retail Stores and Discrete Choice Models of Demand: Estimating Price Elasticities and Welfare Effects. International Journal of Industrial Organization (In Press): Working Paper Available Online [Details]
Oi Li, Patrick Paul Walsh and Ciara Whelan ; (2007) Building Export Capabilities by promoting Inter-Firm Linkages: Ireland's Industrial Policy Revisited. Geary Institute, UCD: Working Paper Available Online [Details]
Walsh, P.P. and Whelan, C.; (2002) Product Differentiation and Firm Size Distribution: An Application to Carbonated Soft Drinks. STICERD, London School of Economics: Working Paper Available Online [Details]
C. Whelan, F. Mariuzzo and P.P. Walsh; (2005) Embedding Consumer Taste for Location into a Structural Model of Equilibrium. Working Paper [Details]
C. Whelan, F. Mariuzzo and P.P. Walsh; (2004) EU Merger Control in Differentiated Product Industries. Working Paper [Details]
C. Whelan, P.P. Walsh; (2002) Product Differentiation and Firm Size Distribution: An Application to Carbonated Soft Drinks. Working Paper [Details]
C. Whelan, P.P. Walsh; (0) Employment Responses to Trade Liberalisation: Irelands Industrial Development 1972 - 2000. Working Paper [Details]
                                             

Research

Research Interests

Research interests are in applied industrial economics, including structural models of industries and industrial development.
   

Current Postgraduate Students

Haikuan Zhang, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor

Teaching

 

Modules Coordinated

201300   ECON10030     Economics: Intro Quantitative Economics
201300   ECON41750     Economics: Industrial Organisation
201300   ECON20100     Economics: Game Theory