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Cormac O'Grada

Professor

Address

Tel: +353 1 7168305
Email: cormac.ograda@ucd.ie

Biography

  • The Economic and Demographic History of Irish Jewry,
  • The Comparative History of Famines,
  • Irish Historical Demography,
  • The Comparative History of Savings Institutions,
  • Financial Panics,
  • The Economic History of the Irish Border
  • Professional

     

    Associations

    Association: Cliometric Society, Function/Role: Member
    Association: Economic History Society, Function/Role: Member
    Association: European Historical Economics Society, Function/Role: Member
    Association: Irish Economic and Social History Society, Function/Role: Member
    Association: Royal Irish Academy, Function/Role: Member
                         

    Other Activities

    Co-Editor of European Review of Economic History

    Publications

    Books

    O'Grada, C.; (2009) Famine: A Short History. Princeton: Princeton University Press. [Details]
    O'Grada, C.; (2006) Jewish Ireland in the Age of Joyce: A Social Science History. Princeton: Princeton University Press. [Details]
    Ó Gráda, Cormac; (2006) Ireland's Great Famine: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Dublin: UCD Press. [Details]
    Edited (with David Dickson, Trinity College Dublin),; (2003) Refiguring Ireland: Essays on Social and Economic History in Honour of Louis M. Cullen. : *. [Details]
    Edited with (with Tim Dyson, London School of Economics); (2002) Famine Demography: Evidence from the Past and the Present. : Oxford University Press. [Details]
    O'Grada, C.; (1999) Black '47 and Beyond: the Great Irish Famine in History, Economy and Memory. Princeton: Princeton University Press. [Details]
    O'Grada, C.; (1997) A Rocky Road: The Irish Economy since Independence. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
    Edited; (1996) Famine 150: Commemorative Lecture Series. : *. [Details]
    O'Grada, C., Eiríksson, A.; (1996) Estate Records of the Irish Famine: A Second Guide to Famine Archives. Dublin: Irish Famine Network. [Details]
    O'Grada, Cormac; (1994) Ireland: A New Economic History 1780-1939. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
    O'Grada, Cormac; (1994) An Drochshaol: Béaloideas agus Amhráin (The Famine: Memory and Song). Dublin: Coiscéim. [Details]
    Edited(with Jacqueline Hill, Maynooth College),; (1993) The Visitation of God? The Potato and the Great Irish Famine [a collection of the works of Austin Burke] (Dublin: Lilliput, 1993). . : *. [Details]
    O'Grada, Cormac; (1989) The Great Irish Famine. London: Macmillan, and Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]
    O'Grada, Cormac; (1988) Ireland Before and After the Famine: Explorations in Economic History 1800-1930. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
    O'Grada, Cormac; (1985) Éire Roimh an nGorta: An Saol Eacnamaíoch (Ireland Before the Famine: Economic Life). Dublin: An Gúm. [Details]
    Edited; (0) The Economic Development of Ireland Since 1870. : *. [Details]

    Book Chapters

    Cormac Ó Gráda; (2008) 'The Irish economy half a century ago' In: Michael Miley (eds). Growing Knowledge: 50 Years of Agriculture and Food Research. Dublin: Teagasc. [Details]
    Cormac Ó Gráda and Desmond McCabe; (2010) '¿Better off thrown behind a ditch': Enniskillen workhouse during the Irish Famine' In: Michael Denie and Sean Farrell (eds). Power and Popular Culture in Modern Ireland. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. [Details]
    O'Grada, C.; (2007) 'Ireland's Great Famine: an overview' In: O'Grada, C., (with Eric Vanhaute, University of Ghent and Richard Paping, University of Groningen) (eds). When the Potato Failed: Causes and Effects of the 'Last' European Subsistence Crisis. Brepols: CORN Publication Series - Turnhout. [Details]
    O'Grada, C.; (2007) ''Crisis, what crisis? Prices, harvest shortfalls, and excess mortality in mid-nineteenth century France'' In: O'Grada, C., (with Eric Vanhaute, University of Ghent and Richard Paping, University of Groningen) (eds). When the Potato Failed: Causes and Effects of the 'Last' European Subsistence Crisis. Brepols: CORN Publication Series - Turnhout. [Details]
    O'Grada, C.; (2007) ''The subsistence crisis of 1845-1850: a comparative perspective'' In: O'Grada, C. (with Eric Vanhaute, University of Ghent and Richard Paping, University of Groningen) (eds). When the Potato Failed: Causes and Effects of the 'Last' European Subsistence Crisis. Brepols: CORN Publication Series - Turnhout. [Details]
    O'Grada, C.; (2007) 'Introduction' In: Kathryn Edgerton-Tarpley (eds). Tears of Iron: the Great Northern China Famine of 1876-78. Berkeley: *. [Details]
    Cormac Ó Gráda; (2007) ''Notes on Cork Jewry a Century ago'' In: D. Keogh and D. Whelan (eds). Gerald Goldberg: A Tribute. Cork: Mercier. [Details]
    O'Grada, C.; (2004) ''Irish agriculture after the Land War'' In: Stanley Engerman and Jacob Metzer (eds). Land Rights, Ethno-Nationality and Sovereignty in History. London: Routledge. [Details]
    O'Grada, C.; (2004) ''Infant and child mortality in south Dublin a century ago'' In: Marco Breschi and Lucia Pozzi (eds). The Determinants of Infant and Child Mortality in Past European Populations. Udine: Forum. [Details]
    O'Grada, C.; (2003) ''Moral hazard and quasi-central banking: should the Munster Bank have been allowed to fail?'' In: Refiguring Ireland. *: *. [Details]

    Edited Books

    Cormac Ó Gráda, UCD, Eric Vanhaute, University of Ghent and Richard Paping, University of Groningen (Ed.). (2007) When the Potato Failed: Causes and Effects of the 'Last' European Subsistence Crisis. Belgium: Brepols. [Details]
    Cormac Ó Gráda and David Dickson (Ed.). (2003) Refiguring Ireland: Essays in Honour of L.M. Cullen. Dublin: Lilliput. [Details]
    Cormac Ó Gráda and Jacqueline Hill (Ed.). (1993) The Visitation of God? The Potato and the Irish Famine: Selected Essays by Austin Bourke. Dublin: Lilliput. [Details]

    Peer Reviewed Journals

    Cormac Ó Gráda; (2008) 'The ripple that drowns? Twentieth century famines in China and India as economic history'. Economic History Review, 61 (S1):5-37. [Details]
    Cormac Ó Gráda; (2008) 'Economic status, religion, and demography in an Ulster town in the early twentieth century'. History of the Family: International Quarterly Journal, 13 (4):350-359. [Details]
    O'Grada, C.; (2007) 'Making famine history'. Journal of Economic Literature, XLV (1):5-38. [Details]
    Chevet, J.-M. and Ó Gráda, C.; (2006) 'Grain prices and mortality: a note on 'La Michodiére's Law''. European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 13 (2):183-184. [Details]
    O'Grada, C.; (2006) 'Dublin Jewish Demography a Century Ago'. Economic and Social Review, 37 (2):123-147. [Details]
    Ó Gráda, C.; (2005) 'Markets and Famines in Pre-Industrial Europe'. Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 36 (2):143-166. [Details]
    Guinnane, T.W.,Moehling, C. and Ó Gráda, C.; (2005) 'The fertility of the Irish in America in 1910'. Explorations in Economic History, 43 (3):465-485. [Details]
    O'Grada, C.; (2004) ''Lost in Little Jerusalem: Leopold Bloom and Irish Jewry''. Journal of Modern Literature, 27 (4):17-26. [Details]
    O'Grada, C. (Jean-Michel Chevet, INRA, Paris); (2004) ''Revisiting Subsistence Crises: The characteristics of demographic crises in France in the first half of the 19th century''. Food and History, 12 (2/3):165-195. [Details]
    *; (2003) 'Savings Banks as an Institutional Import: The Case of Nineteenth Century Ireland'. Financial History Review, 10 . [Details]
    (with Eugene White, Rutgers University); (2003) 'The panics of 1854 and 1857: a view from the Emigration Industrial Savings Bank''. Journal of Economic History, 63 (1):213-240. [Details]
    *; (2002) 'Is the Celtic Tiger a Paper Tiger?'. Quarterly Economic Commentary, :51-62. [Details]
    (with Jean-Michel Chevet, INRA, Paris),; (2002) ''Market and famine in ancien régime France''. Journal of Economic History, 62 (3):706-733. [Details]
    *; (2002) 'The greatest benefit of all: the old age pension in Ireland'. Past & Present, 175 :124-162. [Details]
    with Tim Guinnane, Yale University); (2002) 'Mortality in the North Dublin Union During the Great Famine'. Economic History Review, :487-506. [Details]
    (with Tim Dyson, LSE),; (2002) 'Demographic issues in famine analysis'. Ids Bulletin, . [Details]
    (with Joel Mokyr, Northwestern University),; (2002) 'What do people die of during famines? The Great Irish Famine in comparative perspective''. European Review of Economic History, :339-364. [Details]
    ; (2001) 'Farming high and low 1850-1914''. Agricultural History Review, 49 (2):210-218. [Details]
    (with Morgan Kelly, UCD); (2000) 'Market contagion: evidence from the panics of 1854 and 1857'. American Economic Review, 90 (5):1110-1120. [Details]
    (with Patrick Honohan, World Bank); (1998) ''The Irish macroeconomic crisis of 1955-56: how much was due to monetary policy?'. Irish Economic and Social History, 24 :52-80. [Details]
    *; (1998) 'New perspectives on the Irish famine'. Bullan, (2):103-115. [Details]
    (with Kevin O'Rourke, Trinity College Dublin); (1997) ''Mass migration as disaster relief: lessons from the Great Irish Famine''. European Review of Economic History, 1 (1):3-25. [Details]
    *; (1997) 'Markets and famines: a simple test with Indian data''. Economic Letters, 57 :241-244. [Details]

    Other Journals

    Cormac Ó Gráda; (2009) 'Rough Justice' Dublin Review of Books 9 . Available Online [Details]
    Cormac Ó Gráda; (2008) 'Éirvana' Dublin Review of Books . Available Online [Details]
    Ó Gráda, C.; (2006) 'The New York Irish in the 1850s: locked in by poverty?' New York Irish History 19 (1) :5-3. [Details]
    Settling In: Dublin's Jewish Immigrants of a Century Ago; (2006) 'Settling In: Dublin's Jewish Immigrants of a Century Ago' Field Day Review 1 (1) :87-99. [Details]

    Conference Publications

    O'Grada, C.; (2002) 'Historical reflections on the Celtic Tiger' Wales Famine Forum - University of Cardiff The Green Dragon: A Magazine of the Irish in Wales, , 25-OCT-01 , pp.30-36 [Details]