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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 In particular, I see a lot of opportunities in the digitization of historical documents and maps, and analyzing these data with cutting edge econometrics methods.

20132020

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Personal profile

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

Research Output

  • 9 Article
  • 6 Working paper
  • 2 Other contribution
Open Access
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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

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6 Citations (Scopus)
70 Downloads (Pure)

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Cormac Ó Gráda & Fernihough, A., 2018, (Unpublished) 50 p.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

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Prizes

    Denis Conniffe Prize

    Alan Fernihough (Recipient), 2011

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    • 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

    Irish Quantitative History Group Annual Conference

    Alan Fernihough (Speaker)
    25 Jan 2019

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

    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

    ESRC Festival of Social Science

    Alan Fernihough (Invited speaker)
    09 Nov 2018

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

    The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure Seminar Series

    Alan Fernihough (Invited speaker)
    08 May 2018

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

    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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