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Niamh Hardiman

Senior Lecturer

School Of Politics & Int Relations
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

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Email: niamh.hardiman@ucd.ie

Biography

Niamh Hardiman MA (UCD), DPhil (Oxford). 
Niamh worked for a time at the Economic and Social Research Institute in Dublin. She was a Fellow of Somerville College, Oxford, where she was the Tutor in Politics, before moving to the School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe) in UCD. She is currently Director of Graduate Studies in SPIRe, and Director of the Public Policy Programme in UCD. 
Her
 research interests centre on the politics underlying public policy outcomes. She is particularly interested in the changing and contested boundaries between states and markets; the politics of how economic policy priorities are formed and implemented; and the implications for the politics of growth, distributive conflict, and legitimacy, often looking at the politics of Ireland in comparative perspective.
She held an IRCHSS Senior Research Fellowship in 2003/4. 
In 2012, she held a Research Fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, working on the political economy of the Eurozone crisis. She led an IRCHSS-funded project that gave rise to the Irish State Administration Database, and is currently leading a project on Building State Capacity, as part of a programme of research on 'Innovative Public Policy'. She is also leading an international IRC-funded project on The Political Economy of the European Periphery, the book from which will published by Oxford University Press. She is the editor of Irish Governance In Crisis (Manchester University Press 2012). 
She is a 
Research Fellow and member of the Executive of UCD Geary Institute; Associate Fellow of the Dublin European Institute; and a member of the blog collective Crooked Timber

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2003.
Title: IRCHSS Senior Research Fellowship
Year: 2012.
Title: Research Fellow, 2011-12, University of North Carolina at Chapel HIll
Year: 2012.
Title: Advanced Collaborator Award

Associations

Association: Irish Political Studies Association, Function/Role: Member
Association: American Political Science Association (APSA), Function/Role: Member
Association: APSA, Function/Role: Member of organized sections on Comparative Politics, European Politics and Society
Association: Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Function/Role: Member
Association: Council of European Studies, Function/Role: Member
Association: European Political Science Association, Function/Role: Member
Association: International Political Science Association Research Committee 27: Structure and Organization of Government (SOG), Function/Role: Member
Association: European Integration and Global Political Economy Research Network, Council for European Studies, Function/Role: Member
Association: Industrial Relations, Skill Formation and Welfare State Policies Research Network, Council of European Studies, Function/Role: Member
     

Conference Contributions

Niamh Hardiman (2013) Conference organizer. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], European Integration and the European Periphery, Newman House, Dublin , 03-DEC-13 - 03-DEC-13.
Niamh Hardiman (2013) Panel: The political economy of the European periphery. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Conference of European Studies, Amsterdam , 25-JUN-13 - 27-JUN-13.
Niamh Hardiman (2013) Discussant, panel on 'Societal consequences of political and administrative relations'. [Other], Conference of European Studies, Amsterdam , 25-JUN-13 - 27-JUN-13.
Niamh Hardiman; (2011) Panel organizer and chair, 'Politics and public administration: institutional change in the shadow of the market'. [Chaired Session], ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik , 25-AUG-11 - 27-AUG-11.
Niamh Hardiman (2013) Half-day workshop. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Whither Industrial Policy? The Future of Public Institutions and Economic Development, Institute of Bankers, Dublin , 25-APR-13 - 25-APR-13.
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) Chair and discussant for two sessions. [Chaired Session], Regulation in an Age of Crisis, 3rd Biennial Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance, UCD Quinn Business School , 17-JUN-10 - 19-JUN-10.
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) 3rd Biennial Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Regulation in an Age of Crisis, Quinn Business School, UCD, Belfield , 17-JUN-10 - 19-JUN-10.
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) Methodological session on mapping methodology: progress, problems and plans. [Invited Oral Presentation], COST Action ISO60, Comparative Research into Current Trends in Public Sector Organization, Cluj, Romania , 27-MAY-10 - 28-MAY-10.
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) Panel Discussion: The Future of Social Partnership. [Invited Oral Presentation], IRN Annual Industrial Relations Conference, Dublin , 04-MAR-10 - 04-MAR-10.
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Ireland. [Invited Lecture], University of Missouri Summer School, Quinn Business School, UCD , 25-MAY-10 - 25-MAY-10.
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) Spreading the Costs of Adjustment: Political and Institutional Factors. [Invited Lecture], UCD College of Human Sciences Symposium, Newman House, Dublin , 30-MAR-10 - 30-MAR-10.
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) Discussant - 'Competition and the Public-Private Divide'. [Other], The Regulation of Competition: The Case of Asian Capitalism, NUI, Merrion Square , 30-SEP-10 - 02-OCT-10.
Niamh Hardiman, Mujiris MacCarthaigh, Colin Scott; (2010) International Conference and Launch of Irish State Administration Database. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Mapping the Irish State, Newman House, Dublin , 11-NOV-10 - 11-NOV-10.
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) International Workshop. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Mapping State Structures Comparatively: Toward a European Research Agenda, NUI Offices, 49 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 , 20-MAR-09 - 20-MAR-09.
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) Small States Amidst the Global Crisis: Ireland. [Invited Lecture], International Politics and the Global Economic Crisis, RIA , 05-NOV-09 - 05-NOV-09.
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) Comparative Analysis of State Structures. [Invited Lecture], Research Group on the State, Sciences Po, Paris , 30-NOV-09 - 30-NOV-09.
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) International Workshop. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Mapping State Administrations Comparatively, NUI, Dublin , 20-MAR-09 - 20-MAR-09.
Niamh Hardiman and Muiris MacCarthaigh; (2009) Breaking With Or Building On The Past? Irish Public Administration Since 1958. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Mapping State Administrations Comparatively, NUI Dublin , 20-MAR-09 - 20-MAR-09.
Niamh Hardiman and Muiris MacCarthaigh; (2009) Breaking With Or Building On The Past? Irish Public Administration Since 1958. [Invited Lecture], IBIS Politics, Economy and Society: Irish Developmentalism 1958-2008, UCD , 12-MAR-09 - 12-MAR-09.
Niamh Hardiman; (2007) The Future of Social Partnership. [Keynote Address], IRN Industrial Relations Annual Conference, O'Reilly Hall, UCD, Belfield , 14-JUN-07 - 14-JUN-07.
Niamh Hardiman; (2007) Discussant, Administrative Accountability. [Invited Oral Presentation], CONNEX meeting on Accountability, EUI, Florence , 29-JUN-07 - 30-JUN-07.
Payne, D., Hardiman, N and McCashin, A. ; (2005) Attitudes to Wealth Distribution in Ireland. [International Refereed Conference], International Sociological Association Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility, Oslo, Norway , 05-MAY-05 - 08-MAY-05.
Niamh Hardiman; (2004) The Theory and Practice of Republicanism in Contemporary Ireland. [Chaired Session], The Future of Republicanism, Institute for British-Irish Studies. UCD , 07-MAY-04.
Hardiman, N.; (2003) The Boundaries of Government in Modern Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Inaugural Conference of the Governance Research Programme, ISSC/Geary, UCD , 28-APR-03.
Niamh Hardiman; (2002) Participation and Partnership. [Chaired Session], Irish Social Policy Association, TCD , 01-OCT-02.
Hardiman, N.; (2001) From Conflict to Coordination: Economic Governance and Political Innovation in Ireland. [International Refereed Conference], Division 14, Politics of Advanced Industrial Societies. American Political Science Association Annual Convention, Washington DC, Washington DC , 28-AUG-01 - 01-SEP-01.
Hardiman, N.; (2001) Institutional Innovation in Liberal Market Economies: Industrial and Social Development in Ireland. [International Refereed Conference], Small States in World Markets, Gothenburg, Sweden , 27-SEP-01 - 30-SEP-01.
Niamh Hardiman; (2001) Workshop on Social Partnership in the Netherlands and Ireland. [Chaired Session], Modelling Bargaining in Social Partnership Negotiations in the Netherlands and Ireland, ISSC, UCD , 01-DEC-01.
Niamh Hardiman & Bríd O'Rourke; (2000) Partnerships and Participation: Community Groups and Social Inclusion in Dublin. [International Refereed Conference], ECPR Joint Sessions, Panel on Associational Engagement and Democracy in Cities. Copenhagen, April.2000, Copenhagen , 01-APR-00.
Hardiman, N.; (2000) Social Partnership, Wage Bargaining and Growth. [N/A], Conference on Growth and Inequality in Ireland, Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin. April.2000, Dublin , 01-APR-00.
Hardiman, N.; (1999) Chair and Panel Convenor. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Political Studies Association of Ireland. Wexford, October, Wexford , 01-OCT-99.
Hardiman, N.; (1997) Inequality and the Representation of Interests. [N/A], Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI). Waterford. October.1997, Waterford , 01-OCT-97.
Hardiman, N.with C.T. Whelan.; (1997) Changing Values. [N/A], Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI). Waterford. October.1997, Waterford , 01-OCT-97.

Committees

Committee : Geary Oversight Board, UCD Geary Institute
Committee : PhD Jury Board, European University Institute, Florence
Committee : NORFACE International Evaluation Panel
Committee : Director, UCD SPIRe Graduate Studies
Committee : Member of Editorial Board, Irish Political Studies:-2002-present:
Committee : PhD Jury, European University Institute, Florence
Committee : International Assessment Review Panel, NORFACE
Committee : Director, UCD Public Policy Board of Studies
Committee : NORFACE International Expert Review Panel
Committee : SPIRe Graduate Studies
Committee : Editorial Board, Administration
Committee : Liaison Committee, UCD-IPA
Committee : UCD-City University of Hong Kong, Joint Public Policy Graduate Programme Development Committee
Committee : SPIRe Executive
Committee : Executive Committee, Centre for Regulation and Governance
Committee : Quality Review, UCD School of Geological Sciences
Committee : UCD Governing Authority, 2004-8
Committee : Director, Governance Research Programme, ISSC/ Geary, 2001-6
Committee : External Examiner, Birkbeck College London, 1997-2001
Committee : ISSC Executive Committee, 2001-3
Committee : Assessor for IRCHSS PhD awards, 2001+
Committee : Associate Editor, European Sociological Review:- 1990-1995:
Committee : Review Body on IPA application for NUI membership, 2002
     

Consultancy

Client: UNDP

Outreach Activities

L&H debate on the motion 'Austerity isn't working'. UCD, 9 October 2013

 
Expert panel speaker, Irish Convention on the Constitution, Electoral Reform.
Presentation: 'Problems in the policy process', 18 May 2013.
Panel discussion, here and here.
Constitutional Convention, Dublin, 18 May 2013:
the role of institutions in promoting political reform and political accountability.
 
2013. 'A great little country' - Ireland 1991-2013. Roughly Speaking panel discussion, Saturday 27 April, about Declan Hughes's play 'Digging For Fire'. http://www.roughmagic.ie/News-and-Updates-from-Rough-Magic/April-2013/Roughly-Speaking
November 2012. UCD President's Lunchtime Seminar. 'The context of austerity politics'. 13 November.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_I8sJgJkHUQ  
July 2012. 'We're changing what, exactly?' Sunday Business Post, 8 July.
http://politicalreform.ie/2012/07/09/3538/ 
July 2012. 'The rhetoric of reform - what stops reform from happening?'  Panel on 'Reforming the fundamental structures of governance', MacGill Summer School, Glenties, 24 July 2012.
http://www.donegalcoco.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/84130
 
April 2012. 'Development challenges in small states - Ireland and North Carolina compared'. Talk at Global Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
March 2012. Judge, North Carolina EuroChallenge Competition. 

February 2012. 'Comparative fiscal responses to crisis in Europe'. Talk at Global Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

February 2012. 'Causes and consequences of financial crisis in Europe'. Talk for UNC International Finance graduate students, Law School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

February 2012. Talk for UNC 'Alliance for Global Justice'.

2010. IRCHSS ESF pre-interview advisory

2008. Irish State Agencies: Practitioner Seminar.
Invited audience of senior civil servants and expert commentators, June 

2008. 'Too many agencies, too many ministers?' Opinion piece, Irish Times, 16 May
2006. Panelist, 'The Sunday Programme', RTE Radio 1, August
2003. Governance in Ireland: the State of the Art. Conference on Governance: Canada/Ireland. Canadian Embassy.  April.
2006. 'Inside the mind of the Irish voter'. UCD Today. December.
2004. 'Political Consequences of Globalization'. Newsletter, Institute for the Study of Social Change/ Geary Institute. July    


2008. IRCHSS NORFACE Migration Researchers Clustering Event: speaker. June

2003. Redrawing the Boundaries of Social Science Research in Ireland. Royal Irish Academy: Humanities and Social Sciences Forum. 26 June.


 

Other Activities

Professional assessments for: 

European Science Foundation, 
Netherlands Social Science Council, 
NORFACE

Citation for award of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, on His Excellency Jose Ramos-Horta, President of Timor Leste. UCD, 8 March 2010.
http://www.ucd.ie/president/universityawards/honrorarydegree/

Reviewer for journals including American Political Science Review,  Cambridge Journal of Economics, Comparative Political Studies, European Journal of Political Research, English Historical Review, French Politics, Governance, International Journal of Public Administration, Irish Political Studies, Journal of Baltic Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of Public Policy, Millennium,  Political Science Research and Methods, Public Administration, Regulatory Governance, West European Politics, World Politics. 
 
Reviews of book manuscripts (OUP, CU, Routledge)

Assorted book reviews

Publications

Books

Hardiman, Niamh; Blavoukos, Spyros; Dellepiane, Sebastian; Pagoulatos, George (2014) The Political Economy of the European Periphery. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (1988) Pay, Politics and Economic Performance in the Republic of Ireland. Oxford: Clarendon Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

Niamh Hardiman and Sebastian Dellepiane (2014) 'The politics of fiscal effort in Ireland and Spain: market credibility versus political legitimacy' In: Niamh Hardiman and Sebastian Dellepiane (eds). Greece Beyond the Crisis: The Politics of Extreme Austerity. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2014) 'Repeating History: Fiscal Squeeze in Two Recessions in Ireland' In: Christopher Hood, David Heald, Rozana Himaz (eds). When the Party's Over: The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze in Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2013) 'The Irish Experience' In: Niamh Hardiman (eds). Rise Now and Be A Nation Again? Arguments on Independence and Self-Government. Edinburgh: Birlinn Books. Link to full text [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane and Niamh Hardiman; (2012) 'Governing the Irish Economy: A Triple Crisis' In: Niamh Hardiman (eds). Irish Governance in Crisis. Manchester: Manchester University Press. Available Online [Details]
Claire Finn and Niamh Hardiman; (2012) 'Creating Two Levels of Healthcare' In: Niamh Hardiman (eds). Irish Governance in Crisis. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2012) 'Introduction: Profiling Irish Governance' In: Niamh Hardiman (eds). Irish Governance in Crisis. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2012) 'Conclusion: Changing Irish Governance' In: Niamh Hardiman (eds). Irish Governance in Crisis. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
Blanaid Clarke and Niamh Hardiman; (2012) 'Crisis in the Irish Banking System' In: Sue Konzelmann (eds). Banking Systems in the Crisis: The Faces of Liberal Capitalism. Abingdon: Routledge. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (with Mary Shayne and Aidan Regan); (2012) 'The Core Executive and Policy Coordination' In: Niamh Hardiman (with Mary Shayne and Aidan Regan); (eds). Governing Ireland: From Cabinet Government to Delegated Governance. Dublin: IPA. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2012) 'Governance and State Structures' In: David Levi-Faur (eds). Oxford Handbook of Governance. Oxford: OUP. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Muiris MacCarthaigh; (2011) 'The UnPolitics of New Public Management in Ireland' In: Jean-Michel Eymeri-Douzans and Jon Pierre (eds). Administrative Reforms and Democratic Governance. London: Routledge. , pp.55-67 Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Patrick Murphy and Orlaith Burke ; (2010) 'The Politics of Economic Adjustment in a Liberal Market Economy: The Social Compensation Hypothesis Revisited' In: Brian Girvin, Gary Murphy (eds). Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland. Oxford: Routledge. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2006) 'Conclusion' In: John Garry, Niamh Hardiman, Diane Payne (eds). Irish Social and Political Attitudes. Liverpool: Liverpool UP. , pp.112-124 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Anthony McCashin, Diane Payne; (2006) 'Understanding Attitudes to Poverty and Wealth' In: Garry, J., Hardiman, N., Payne, D (eds). Irish Social and Political Attitudes. Liverpool: Liverpool UP. , pp.43-59 [Details]
Payne, D. (with Hardiman, N., McCashin, A.); (2006) 'Understanding Attitudes to Poverty and Wealth' In: Geary, J., Hardiman, N. Payne, D (eds). Irish Social and Political Attitudes. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. , pp.43-59 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2004) 'Paying for Government' In: Tom Garvin, Maurice Manning, Richard Sinnott (eds). Dissecting Irish Politics. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan. , pp.82-102 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2003) 'various entries' In: Gill and Macmillan (eds). Encyclopaedia of Ireland. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2002) 'The Political Economy of Growth' In: eds. W.Crotty and D.Schmitt. Harlow: Pearson Education (eds). Ireland on the World Stage. Harlow: Pearson Education. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2000) 'Social Partnership, Wage Bargaining and Growth' In: Brian Nolan, Philip OConnell, Christopher T. Whelan (eds). Bust to Boom?. Dublin: ESRI/IPA. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (1998) 'Inequality and the Representation of Interests' In: William Crotty and David Schmitt (eds). Ireland and the Politics of Change. Harlow: Addison Wesley Longman. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Christopher T. Whelan; (1998) 'Changing Values' In: William Crotty and David Schmitt (eds). Ireland and the Politics of Change. Harlow: Addison Wesley Longman. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Christopher T. Whelan; (1994) 'Politics and Democratic Values' In: C.T. Whelan (eds). Values and Social Change in Ireland. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (1994) 'Values and Political Partisanship' In: C.T. Whelan (eds). Values and Social Change in Ireland. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]
Hardiman, N; (1994) 'Pay Bargaining: Confrontation and Consensus' In: Donal Nevin (eds). Trade Union Century. Cork: Mercier Press. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (1992) 'The State and Economic Interests' In: J.H.Goldthorpe and C.T. Whelan (eds). The Development of Industrial Society in Ireland. Oxford: The British Academy/ Clarendon Press. , pp.329-358 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (1990) 'Capitalism and Corporatism' In: Jon Clark (eds). Conflict and Consensus in Sociology. London: The Falmer Press. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (1987) 'Consensual Politics? Public Goods and Collective Action in Ireland' In: Ilja Scholten (eds). Political Stability and Neo-Corporatism. London: Sage. [Details]

Edited Books

Niamh Hardiman (Ed.). (2012) Irish Governance in Crisis. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
John Garry, Niamh Hardiman, Diane Payne (Ed.). (2006) Irish Social and Political Attitudes. Liverpool: Liverpool UP. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Hardiman, N,Scott, C (2012) 'Ordering Things: The Irish State Administration Database'. Irish Political Studies, 27 :1-22. [DOI] [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane and Niamh Hardiman; (2010) 'The European Context of Ireland's Economic Crisis'. The Economic and Social Review, 41 (4):471-498. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman Colin Scott; (2010) 'Governance as Polity: An Institutional Approach to the Evolution of State Functions'. Public Administration, 88 :170-189. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Muiris MacCarthaigh; (2010) 'Organizing for Growth'. Economic and Social Review, 41 (3):367-393. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) 'Bringing Domestic Institutions Back Into an Understanding of Ireland's Economic Crisis'. Irish Studies in International Affairs, 21 :73-89. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) 'Institutional Design and Irish Political Reform'. Journal Of Statistical And Social Inquiry Society Of Ireland, XXXIX (November):53-69. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Patrick Murphy, Orlaith Burke; (2008) 'The Politics of Economic Adjustment in a Small Open Economy: The Social Compensation Hypothesis Revisited'. Irish Political Studies, 23 (4):599-626. [Details]
Hardiman, N,Murphy, P,Burke, O (2008) 'The Politics of Economic Adjustment in a Liberal Market Economy: The Social Compensation Hypothesis Revisited'. Irish Political Studies, 23 :599-626. [DOI] [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2006) 'Political and Social Partnership: Flexible Network Governance'. Economic and Social Review, 37 (3):343-374. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2005) 'Politics and Markets in the Irish Celtic Tiger Experience'. The Political Quarterly, 76 (1):37-47. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2002) 'From Conflict to Coordination'. West European Politics, 25 (4):1-24. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2002) 'The Development of the Irish Tax State'. Irish Political Studies, 17 (1):29-58. [Details]
Hardiman, N; (2000) 'Taxing the poor: The politics of income taxation in Ireland'. Policy Studies Journal, 28 :815-842. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (1984) 'Corporatism in Ireland: an Exchange of Views'. Administration, 32 (1). [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (1983) 'Trade Union Density in Ireland: Research Note'. Irish Business Administration Review, 5 (2). [Details]

Other Journals

Niamh Hardiman and Aidan Regan (2013) 'The Politics of Austerity in Ireland' Intereconomics . Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2011) 'Economic Crisis and the Politics of Austerity in Ireland' Economic Sociology Newsletter 12 (3) :35-37. Available Online [Details]

Conference Publications

Niamh Hardiman (2013) The Evolution of the Irish State Reconceptualizing the State Nuffield College, Oxford, , 12-DEC-13 - 14-DEC-13 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2013) What we talk about when we talk about core and periphery European Integration and the European Periphery Newman House, Dublin, , 03-DEC-13 - 03-DEC-13 [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane, Niamh Hardiman, Jon Las Heras (2013) Building on easy money: the political economy of housing bubbles in Ireland and Spain ECPR General Conference Bordeaux, , 04-SEP-13 - 07-SEP-13 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Sebastian Dellepiane, Jon Las Heras (2013) Building on easy money: the political economy of housing bubbles in Ireland and Spain American Political Science Association Chicago, , 29-AUG-13 - 31-AUG-13 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2013) The politics of fiscal consolidation in Ireland in two recessions . In: Christopher Hood, David Heald eds. When The Party's Over: Fiscal Squeeze In Perspective Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2013) The mixed legacy of European integration in Ireland Conference of European Studies Amsterdam, , 25-JUN-13 - 27-JUN-13 [Details]
Niamh Hadriman (2013) The politics of fiscal consolidation in Ireland in two recessions European Political Science Association Barcelona, , 20-JUN-13 - 22-JUN-13 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2013) The political economy of fiscal consolidation in two recessions in Ireland European Political Science Association Barcelona, , 20-JUN-13 - 22-JUN-13 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2013) Politics, public administration and performance Structural Challenges of the Slovenian Economy Ljubljana, Slovenia, , 19-JUN-13 - 19-JUN-13 Available Online [Details]
with Muiris MacCarthaigh (QUB) (2013) Shrinking the Irish state The Impact of the Fiscal Crisis on Public Administration Tallinn, Estonia, , 03-MAY-13 - 04-MAY-13 [Details]
With Samuel Brazys (2013) From Tiger to PIIGS: Ireland and the use of heuristics in comparative political economy SPIRe seminar UCD, , 17-APR-13 - 17-APR-13 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2013) Fiscal policy at the interface of economics and political science Geary/IrishEconomy Economic Policy Conference 2013 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2012) Institutions and state reforms The Restructuring of European States: Conceptual and Empirical Issues [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2012) The Rhetoric of Reform: What Stops Reform from Happening? MacGill Summer School Glenties, Co. Donegal, , 24-JUL-12 - 24-SEP-12 [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane and Niamh Hardiman (2012) The Politics of Tough Budgets: Fiscal Policy Ireland, Spain, Portugal, and Greece Conference of European Studies Link to full text [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Muiris MacCarthaigh (2012) How Governments Retrench In Crisis: The Case of Ireland International Political Science Association (IPSA) Madrid, , 09-JAN-13 - 12-JAN-13 Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (with Muiris MacCarthaigh); (2011) How States Retrench in Crisis: the Irish Experience ECPR General Conference Reykjavik, , 25-AUG-11 - 27-AUG-11 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (with Sebastian Dellepiane); (2011) Fiscal Politics in Time: The Dynamics of Budget Consolidation, 1980-2011 ECPR General Conference Reykjavik, , 25-AUG-11 - 27-JUL-11 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (with Sebastian Dellepiane); (2011) The New Politics of Austerity: Comparative Fiscal Responses to Crisis in Ireland and Spain European Political Science Association Dublin, , 16-JUN-11 - 18-JUN-11 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (with Sebastian Dellepiane); (2011) The New Politics of Austerity: Comparative Fiscal Responses to Crisis in Ireland and Spain Council of European Studies, 18th Conference of Europeanists Barcelona, , 20-JUN-11 - 22-JUN-11 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2011) Institutional Design and Political Reform in Response to Crisis The Political Economy of the Crisis TCD, , 25-FEB-11 - 26-SEP-11 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2011) 'Sauve qui peut?' Irish Corporatism After the Crisis Council of European Studies, 18th Conference Barcelona, , 20-JUN-11 - 22-SEP-11 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2011) Comparative Responses to the Crisis in the European Periphery The Political Economy of the Crisis TCD, , 25-FEB-11 - 26-FEB-11 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) The Economic Crisis and the Irish Political System Study Group from the Institut des hautes études de développement et d'aménagement des territoires en Europe (IHEDATE), Paris O'Reilly Hall, UCD, Belfield, , 31-MAR-10 - 31-MAR-10 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) The institutional underpinnings of state power in Ireland PSAI Annual Conference DIT, Aungier Street, , 08-OCT-10 - 10-OCT-10 [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane and Niamh Hardiman; (2010) European Economic Crisis: Ireland in Comparative Perspective APSA Annual Conference, Washington DC Available Online [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane and Niamh Hardiman; (2010) Governing the Irish Economy: From Boom to Bust Regulation in an Age of Crisis: Third Biennial Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance. Dublin, 17-19 June Available Online [Details]
Tom Christensen, Niamh Hardiman, Per Laegreid, Muiris MacCarthaigh, Mary Shayne; (2010) States Under Pressure: Institutional Adaptations to New Policy Challenges Regulation in an Age of Crisis: Third Biennial Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance. Dublin, 17-19 June Available Online [Details]
Avellaneda, SD,Hardiman, N (2010) ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL REVIEW The European Context of Ireland's Economic Crisis , pp.473-500 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) Economic Crisis and Public Sector Reform: Lessons from Ireland UNDP Conference: Impact of the Economic Crisis on Public Sector Reform Tallinn, Estonia, Available Online [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane and Niamh Hardiman; (2009) Explaining Patterns of Fiscal Consolidation ECPR General Conference, Potsdam, 9-12 September 2009 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Patrick Murphy, Orlaith Burke ; (2009) Reconsidering the Composition of Public Spending American Political Science Association Annual Conference,Toronto, 2009 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) Bringing Politics Back Into Varieties of Capitalism: Shaping Ireland's Productive Capacity ECPR Joint Sessions Lisbon, , 14-APR-09 - 18-APR-09 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) Shaping Ireland's Productive Capacity World Economic History Conference Utrecht, , 03-AUG-09 - 07-AUG-09 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Patrick Murphy, Orlaith Burke; (2009) Compensating Whom For What - Reconsidering Public Spending Imperatives APSA Annual Conference Toronto, , 03-SEP-09 - 06-SEP-09 [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane and Niamh Hardiman; (2009) Explaining Variations in Fiscal Consolidation, 1980-2000 ECPR General Conference University of Potsdam, , 09-SEP-09 - 13-SEP-09 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) Ordering Things: An Approach to Mapping State Structures Sciences Po - Seminar Series on the Modern State CEVIPOF, Sciences Po, Paris, - 30-NOV-09 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) The Institutional Context of Crisis SSISI - Resolving Ireland's Fiscal Crisis Royal Irish Academy. http://www.ssisi.ie/meeting.php, Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) The Impact of the Crisis on the Irish Political System International Politics and the Global Economic Crisis. Royal Irish Academy 2009 International Affairs Conference Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Patrick Murphy, Orlaith Burke; (2009) Compensating Whom For What? Reconsidering the Composition of Public Spending 5th European Consortium for Political Research General Conference. Potsdam, 10-12 September 200.  Section 53: The Political Economy of Economic Shocks and Socio-Economic Crises Panel 536: Redistribution & Poverty Universitat Potsdam, Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Patrick Murphy, Orlaith Burke; (2009) Compensating Whom For What? Reconsidering the Composition of Public Spending American Political Science Association Annual Conference. Toronto, 3-6 September 2009. Division 14 Advanced Industrial Societies, Panel 4 Taxation and Institutional Change Available Online [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane & Niamh Hardiman; (2009) Explaining Variations in Patterns of Fiscal Consolidation European Consortium for Political Research. General Conference, Potsdam, 9-12 September 2009. Section 9. Political Economy: Shifting Boundaries Between the Economic and the Political. Panel 185. The Political Economy of Macroeconomic Stabilization [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) Shaping Ireland's Productive Capacity: Bringing Politics Back Into Varieties of Capitalism XVth World Economic History Congress, Utrecht. 7-11 August 2009.  G10 Do EU accession and membership help to overcome economic backwardness? Utrecht University, Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) Shaping Ireland's Productive Capacity: Bringing Politics Back Into Varieties of Capitalism ECPR Joint Sessions, Lisbon. WS 17 European Domestic Societies in the Face of European Integration and Globalization Lisbon, , 14-APR-09 - 19-APR-09 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman & Colin Scott; (2009) Ordering Things: Classifying State Agencies to Understand the Changing Structure of the Central State Mapping State Administrations: Toward a European Research Agenda Geary Institute/ NUI Offices, Merrion Square, , 20-MAR-09 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman & Muiris Mac Carthaigh; (2009) Breaking with or building on the past? Reforming Irish public administration: 1958-2008 Mapping State Administrations Comparatively: Toward a European Research Agenda Geary Institute/ NUI Offices, Merrion Square, , 20-MAR-09 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman & Muiris Mac Carthaigh; (2009) Breaking with or building on the past? Reforming Irish public administration: 1958-2008 Politics, Economy and Society: Irish Developmentalism, 1958-2008. Conference in honour of Prof. Tom Garvin , 12-MAR-09 Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Patrick Murphy, Orlaith Burke; (2009) Compensating Whom For What? 5th European Consortium for Political Research General Conference. Potsdam, 2009 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman & Muiris Mac Carthaigh; (2008) Administrative Reform in a Liberal Market Economy IPSA RC27 Structures of Government. Conference Theme: New Public Management and Quality of Government Gothenburg, Sweden, , 13-NOV-08 - 15-NOV-08 Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman & Muiris Mac Carthaigh; (2008) The Segmented State ECPR Joint Sessions Joint Sessions, Workshop 11. Rennes.  [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2008) The Changing Boundaries of the Irish State Global Ireland - Empirical Research and Policy Implications Newman House, Dublin, , 30-APR-08 - 30-APR-08 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman & Patrick Murphy; (2008) Legitimating Fiscal Stabilization: Ireland in Comparative Perspective ECPR Joint Sessions, Workshop 5.Rennes [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Colin Scott; (2007) Puzzles of Agencification NEWGOV Conference on New Modes of Governance in Old and New EU Member States [Details]
Hardiman, Niamh; (2004) Partisanship and Partnership: How Embedded is Social Partnership? Social Partnership: a New Mode of Governance? NUI Maynooth, , 14-OCT-04 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2004) Which Path? Domestic Adaptation to Economic Internationalization in Ireland American Political Science Association Chicago, Illinois, , 02-SEP-04 - 05-SEP-04 [Details]
Hardiman, N (2002) WEST EUROPEAN POLITICS From conflict to co-ordination: Economic governance and political innovation in Ireland , pp.1-24 [Details]

Published Reports

Sebastian Dellepiane, Niamh Hardiman, and Jon Las Heras (2013) Building on easy money: the political economy of housing bubbles in Ireland and Spain. UCD Geary Institute Working Paper 2013/18, Dublin. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane and Niamh Hardiman (2013) The politics of fiscal effort. Geary Institute, UCD. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Muiris MacCarthaigh (2013) How governments retrench in crisis: the case of Ireland. UCD Geary Institute WP 2013/15, Dublin. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Sam Brazys and Niamh Hardiman (2013) From Tiger to PIIGS: Ireland and the use of heuristics in comparative political economy. UCD Geary Institute WP 2013/16, Dublin. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2013) Rethinking the political economy of fiscal consolidation in two recessions in Ireland. UCD Geary Institute 2013/17, Dublin. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Blanaid Clarke and Niamh Hardiman; (2012) Crisis in the Irish Banking System. Geary Working Papers 2012/03, Dublin. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane and Niamh Hardiman (2012) Fiscal Politics In Time: Pathways to Fiscal Consolidation, 1980-2012. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane and Niamh Hardiman (2012) The New Politics of Austerity: Fiscal Responses to Crisis in Ireland and Spain. UCD Geary Institute, UCD. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane and Niamh Hardiman; (2011) Governing the Irish Economy: A Triple Crisis. UCD Geary Institute Working Papers, Dublin. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane and Niamh Hardiman; (2010) European Economic Crisis: Ireland in Comparative Perspective. Social Science Research Network, SSRN online. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane and Niamh Hardiman; (2010) Fiscal Politics in Time: Pathways to Fiscal Consolidation, 1980-2000. DEI WP 10/2, DEI Working Paper. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) Economic Crisis and Public Sector Reform: Lessons from Ireland. UCD Geary Institute, UCD Geary Institute Working Papers. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Patrick Murphy, Orlaith Burke; (2009) Compensating Whom For What? Reconsidering the Composition of Public Spending. UCD Geary Institute Working Papers, UCD Geary Institute. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) Bringing Politics Back Into Varieties of Capitalism: Shaping Ireland's Productive Capacity. Geary Working Papers/ IDEAS, UCD Geary Institute. Available Online [Details]
Sebastian Dellepiane, Niamh Hardiman; (2009) Explaining Variations in Patterns of Fiscal Consolidation. UCD Geary Institute Working Papers, UCD Geary Institute. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Muiris MacCarthaigh; (2009) Breaking With or Building on the Past?. IBIS Working Paper No. 90, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) The Impact of the Crisis on the Irish Political System. UCD Geary Institute Working Paper 2009/32, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Muiris Mac Cárthaigh; (2008) The Segmented State: Adaptation and Maladaptation in Ireland. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Patrick Murphy, Orlaith Burke; (2008) The Politics of Economic Adjustment in a Small Open Economy: The Social Compensation Hypothesis Revisited. UCD Geary Institute, UCD Geary Institute. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Patrick Murphy; (2008) Legitimating Fiscal Stabilization: Ireland in Comparative Perspective. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2007) Governing the Economy. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Diarmuid Torney; (2007) Analysing the Irish State: Sources and Resources. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
Claire Finn and Niamh Hardiman; (2007) Creating Two Levels of Healthcare. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Colin Scott; (2007) Puzzles of Agencification: An Organizational Analysis. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2005) Partnership and Politics: How Embedded is Partnership?. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Anthony McCashin, Diane Payne; (2004) Understanding Attitudes to Poverty and Wealth. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2004) Which Path? Domestic Adaptation to Economic Internationalization in Ireland. UCD Geary Institute/ APSA, Dublin/ USA. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2004) Paying for Government. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2003) Politics and Markets in the Irish Celtic Tiger Experience: Choice, Chance or Coincidence?. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
               

Invited Seminars

Niamh Hardiman (2013) Fiscal Squeeze in Comparative Perspective. The British Academy, London: Invited Seminars [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2013) Small States in World Markets. Edinburgh - international research network: Invited Seminars [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2013) Reconceptualizing the State. Sciences Po, Paris - international research network: Invited Seminars [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2012) Crises in the Eurozone: Causes, Conflicts, and Consequences. University of Roskilde, Denmark: Invited Seminars [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) Liberalism in Crisis: USA, UK, Ireland. National University of Ireland, Maynooth: Invited Seminars [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2007) The Present and Future of Social Partnership. UCD Smurfit Business School: Invited Seminars [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2006) Size Matters: Comparing Small States - Ireland, Denmark, Finland in Comparative Perspective. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia: Invited Seminars [Details]
N. Hardiman,; (2004) Surfing the Tide of Globalization: Institutions, Actors and Ideas in Ireland's Political Economy. University of Limerick: Invited Seminars [Details]
 

Presented Papers

Niamh Hardiman and others (2013) The European periphery and European integration. Presented Papers Available Online [Details]
 

Invited Lectures

Niamh Hardiman (2013) Pathways to crisis in the Eurozone periphery. American College of Greece, Athens: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2013) The policy process. Convention on the Constitution, Dublin: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2013) Ireland and Europe. Queen's University Belfast: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2013) Exiting the Crisis: Realistic Proposals. Kapodistrian University of Athens: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2012) Crisis and austerity politics. European Parliament Offices, Dublin: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2012) Fiscal and Financial Crisis in Europe. Center for European Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2012) The politics of tough budgets in Ireland. President's Lunchtime Seminar, UCD: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hadiman (2012) Economic Strategy in Regional Economies. Global Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2012) The Politics of Tough Budgets in the European Periphery. George Washington University, Washington DC: Invited Lectures Link to full text [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2012) 'Tiger in a Cage' - Conversations On Europe. Online inter-university link-up: Universities of Pittsburgh, North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Boston: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2012) European Perspectives on Living in an Age of Austerity: Implications for Transatlantic Relation. Chatham House, London: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2011) Crisis in the European Periphery. Central European University, Budapest: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2011) The politics of legitimacy in the Eurozone crisis. University of East Anglia, Norwich: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2011) The politics of the Eurozone crisis. Central European University, Budapest: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2011) The Politics of Legitimacy in the Eurozone Periphery. University of East Anglia, Norwich: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2010) The evolution of Irish state agencies. ACESA - Association of Chief Executives of State Agencies, Dublin: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2010) Impact of the Economic Crisis on Public Sector Reform. Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, Dublin: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2009) SSISI Symposium - Resolving Ireland's Fiscal Crisis. Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman (2009) Mapping the Irish State: An Overview. UCD: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2008) Mapping the Irish State. Dublin City University: Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2007) Annual Conference of Industrial Relations News Keynote Address. Invited Lectures [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2004) From Government to Governance. TCD: Invited Lectures [Details]
 

Electronic Publication

Niamh Hardiman, Muiris MacCarthaigh & Colin Scott; (2010) Irish State Administration Database (continuously updated). UCD, Dublin: Electronic Publication Available Online [Details]
         

Working Paper

Niamh Hardiman & Patrick Murphy & Orlaith Burke; (2009) Compensating Whom For What? Reconsidering the Composition of Public Spending. Working Papers 200929, Geary Institute, University College Dublin: Working Paper [Details]
Hardiman, N and Murphy, P.; (2008) Geary Working Paper WP2008/13: Legitimating Fiscal Stabilization: Ireland in Comparative Perspective. Working Paper [Details]
Niamh Hardiman, Patrick Murphy, Orlaith Burke ; (2008)  Geary Working Paper WP2008/06 : The Politics of Economic Adjustment in a Small Open Economy: The Social Compensation Hypothesis Revisited. Working Paper [Details]
Niamh Hardiman; (2008) New Trends in Irish Governance. Working Paper [Details]
Niamh Hardiman & Colin Scott; (2007) Puzzles of Agencification: An Organizational Analysis. Dublin: Working Paper Available Online [Details]
       

Monographs:- Peer Reviewed

N. Hardiman, With D.F. Hannan et al; (1983) Schooling and Sex Roles: Sex Differences in Subject Provision and Student Choice in Irish Post-Primary Schools. Dublin: Monographs:- Peer Reviewed [Details]
N. Hardiman, With D.B. Rottman et al; (1982) The Distribution of Income in the Republic of Ireland: Study in Social Class and Family Cycle Inequalities. Dublin: Monographs:- Peer Reviewed [Details]
                                   

Research

Research Interests

My research work centres on the politics underlying public policy outcomes. I am interested in the way actors engage with each other within institutional incentives and constraints, where they are motivated by different ideas and preferences, and where there are different resources of power and influence available to them.
I am particularly interested in the changing and contested boundaries between states and markets; the politics of how economic policy priorities are formed and implemented; and the implications for the politics of growth, distributive conflict, and legitimacy.
My work has two broad strands:
1. Political economy
I work on the ways in which political choices about economic policy have been shaped by countries' international context, from a political economy perspective.
- My current project is on the political economy of the European periphery, analysing the interactions between processes of European integration and the domestic politics of change in the European periphery (Ireland, Spain, Portugal, and Greece).
- I also work on the politics of how state activities are funded, the implications of tax system design are for what states are able to do, and the manner in which states manage fiscal retrenchment and 'austerity'.
 2. State institutions and public policy
I work on the institutional framework of the state, and the challenges involved in building state capacity, focusing on the Irish case in particular, both before and since the economic crisis that began in 2008. This work involves analysing:
- the implications of institutional design for policy making and implementation
- the consequences of the linkages between the state and organized interests for good governance.
 

Research Projects

Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : The Political Economy of the European Periphery
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-12 / 31-DEC-13
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : The Politics of Tough Budgets: The Eurozone Periphery 2008-2011
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-12 / 31-OCT-13
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Pathways from the European Periphery: The Challenge of Late Development in a Globalized World
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-13 / 31-OCT-14
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : The Future of the Developmental State
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-13 / 31-OCT-14
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Title : Restructuring Government in Times of Crisis
Start Date / End Date : 19-DEC-11 / 31-MAR-12
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Title : Mapping th Irish state - Structures, Processess, Outcomes
Start Date / End Date : 31-MAR-07 / 30-SEP-10
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Compensating Whom For What? Reconsidering Public Spending Imperatives
Start Date / End Date : 03-AUG-09 / 31-JAN-11
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Mapping the Irish State
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUN-07 / 01-DEC-08
Sponsor : Higher Education Authority (HEA)
Title : Governance
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-02 / 31-DEC-07
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Title : Governance Research Seminar
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-03 / 31-AUG-05

Recent Postgraduates

Recent PhDs

2014. Jennifer Carroll (IRCHSS Scholarship) - The Politics of Judicial Appointment.
Jennifer is currently Political Adviser to Minister for Justice Alan Shatter. 
 
2014. Chun Zhang (UCD/ Chinese Government Scholarship) - The Political Economy of Financial Services Liberalization in China in the Context of WTO Negotiations.  

2012. Aidan Regan (UCD Ad Astra Scholarship in Public Policy) - The Rise and Fall of Irish Social Partnership. 
Aidan was a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence, and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute (MPIfG) in Köln. He joined the staff of UCD SPIRe in 2014.

2011. Michelle D'Arcy (DFA Scholarship), jointly with Paul Walsh - Essays on the Fiscal Contract in Sub-Saharan Africa. 
Michelle held a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Quality of Government Institute, University of Gothenburg, and is now Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Trinity College Dublin. 

2007. Claire Finn (IRCHSS Scholarship), jointly with Colm Harmon - A Panel Data Analysis of Demand for Health Insurance. Claire was formerly a Research Economist in the National Economic and Social Council, Dublin, and is now Director of the Research Office of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. 

Current PhD students
I am currently the principal supervisor for these PhD students: 

Mary Halton - Corporate Ethics and the Financial Crisis. (Expected submission February 2014)

Deirdre Tinney - The Europeanization of Family Law (Expected submission May 2014)

I am also a member of the Doctoral Studies Panel member for these PhD students:

Mary Carey (Public Policy)
Eric Doyle (Public Policy) 
Marta Gómez (European Law and Politics)
Dan Hayden (European Law and Politics)
John Lohan (SPIRe)
Stephen Massey (SPIRe)
Martin Okolic (SPIRe)



 

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

'Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel'. Engaging a student's interest is the first stage of learning. New material can be challenging, but with a good map and an informed guide, even the most difficult terrain can prove to be an exciting adventure.
         

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

Acronyms and Heuristics in Comparative Political Economy
Dr. Samuel Brazys, UCD School of Politics and International Relations 
 
Building State Capacity in Ireland 
Kevin Denny
Tony Fahey
Naonori Kodate 
Michelle Norris
Philip O'Connell
Colin Scott  
 

External Collaborators

The Political Economy of the European Periphery

Dr. Spyros Blavoukos, Athens University of Economics and Business

Dr. Sebastian Dellepiane, School of Government and Public Policy

Prof. George Pagoulatos, Athens University of Economic and Business
 
The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze 
 
International network led by:

Prof. Christopher Hood (All Souls', Oxford)

Prof. David Heald (Aberdeen) 
 

How States Retrench In Crisis

Dr. Muiris MacCarthaigh, School of Politics, International Studies, and Philosophy, Queen's University Belfast

Professor Tiina Randa-Lviv, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

Affiliated to FP7 COCOPS project on 'State responses to the fiscal crisis', led by Tiina Randa-Liiv (Tallinn) and Walter Kickert (Rotterdam)

Institutional design and state evolution

Dr. Muiris MacCarthaigh, School of Politics, International Studies, and Philosophy, Queen's University Belfast

Affiliated to EU ORA programme (Netherlands, France, UK, Germany) SOG-PRO: Structure and Organization of Governments, with five other non-ORA-member states, led by Professor Kutsal Yesilkagit (Utrecht) 

Building State Capacity in Ireland 
Muiris MacCarthaigh (QUB, Belfast)
Dan O'Brien (IIEA, Dublin) 

Small States in World Markets

International network led by:
 
Prof. Michael Keating, University of Aberdeen
 
State Transformations
 
International network led by:
 
Prof. Desmond King, Nuffield College, Oxford 

Prof. Patrick Le Gales, Sciences Po, Paris 

The Politics of Taxation


Dr. Michelle D'Arcy, TCD 


Dr. Sebastian Dellepiane, University of Strathclyde


Dr. Anders Lindbom, Uppsala University