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Research Statement

Dr David Jordan is a Lecturer in Economics at Queen's Business School.

David's research focuses on regional and public economics, alongside economic and financial history. He is particularly interested in the economics of devolution, and the long-run performance of Northern Ireland’s economy. He is currently examining the reasons behind low levels of productivity in the Northern Ireland economy, as part of the Northern Ireland Productivity Forum. 

David is a Research Associate at The Productivity Institute, a Research Associate at the Queen's University Centre for Economic History, and an Associate Fellow of the Queen's University Institute of Irish Studies.

Research Interests

Regional Economics, Public Economics, Fiscal Federalism, Economic History, Northern Ireland

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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