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I believe that research in economic history can be advanced with better data and methods. In particular, I see a lot of opportunities in the digitization of historical documents and maps, and analyzing these data with cutting edge econometrics methods.

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Particulars

Office Location: Riddel Hall Block 3, Room 0G-019

Research Interests

Primary fields: Economic History, Economic Growth, Demography

Secondary fields: Applied Econometrics, Trade, Macroeconomics

Research Statement

Alan Fernihough is a lecturer in Economics at Queen's University Management School, and a Research Associate at Queen's University Centre for Economic History. He is an economic historian with research interests in demography, economic growth, and trade. 

Achievements

Alan Fernihough holds a MA and PhD in Economics from University College Dublin. Alan won the Denis Conniffe prize for best paper presented by a graduate student at the 2011 Irish Economics Association Annual Conference.

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Projects 2016 2018

Research Output 2013 2019

  • 8 Article
  • 6 Working paper
  • 2 Other contribution
5 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)

When Britain Turned Inward: The Impact of Interwar British Protection

de Bromhead, A., Fernihough, A., Lampe, M. & O'Rourke, K., 01 Feb 2019, In : American Economic Review. 109, 2, p. 325-352

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Population and Poverty in Ireland on the Eve of the Great Famine

Cormac Ó Gráda & Fernihough, A., 2018, (Unpublished) 50 p.

Research output: Working paper

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Ireland
poverty
housing quality
illiteracy
parish
1 Citation (Scopus)

The anatomy of a trade collapse: the UK, 1929-1933

de Bromhead, A., Fernihough, A., Lampe, M. & Hjortshøj O'Rourke, K., 16 Nov 2018, In : European Review of Economic History. 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Great Depression
Differentiated products
International trade
Trade patterns
Great Recession

THE ANATOMY OF A TRADE COLLAPSE: THE UK, 1929-33

de Bromhead, A., Fernihough, A., Hjortshøj O'Rourke, K. & Lampe, M., Jan 2018, Oxford Department of Economics.

Research output: Working paper

Prizes

Denis Conniffe Prize

Alan Fernihough (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Students
Economics

Activities 2014 2019

  • 15 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 8 Participation in conference
  • 5 Participation in Festival/Exhibition
  • 1 Hosting an academic visitor

Northern Ireland Science Festival

Alan Fernihough (Invited speaker)
20 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

Queen's University Centre for Economic History Seminar

Alan Fernihough (Speaker)
01 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Irish Quantitative History Group Annual Conference

Alan Fernihough (Speaker)
25 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

ESRC Festival of Social Science

Alan Fernihough (Invited speaker)
09 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

Irish Economic Association Annual Conference 2018

Alan Fernihough (Participant)
10 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Press / Media

When Britain turned inward

Alan de Bromhead, Alan Fernihough, Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke & Markus Lampe

18/12/2018

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Study: Rising and threat of conscription key to Sinn Féin success

Alan de Bromhead, Alan Fernihough & Enda Hargaden

05/12/2018

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

‘No evidence’ women were key in Sinn Féin’s 1918 election win

Alan de Bromhead, Alan Fernihough & Enda Hargaden

05/12/2018

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Thesis

Historical Reflections on Religion, Finance and Economic Development

Author: Henderson, S. S. J., Oct 2017

Supervisor: Colvin, C. L. (Supervisor), Fernihough, A. (Supervisor) & Turner, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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