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    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. 


    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.

    Willingness to take PhD students


    PhD projects

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 In particular, I see a lot of opportunities in the digitization of historical documents and maps, and analyzing these data with cutting edge econometrics methods.

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    Frequent Journals

    • Demography

      ISSNs: 0070-3370

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1533-7790

      Springer New York

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 3.23 SJR 2.791 SNIP 2.013


    • Journal of Population Economics

      ISSNs: 0933-1433

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1432-1475

      Springer New York

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 1.64 SJR 1.58 SNIP 1.207


    • Economics and Human Biology

      ISSNs: 1570-677X

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1873-6130


      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.46 SJR 1.524 SNIP 1.212


    • Explorations in Economic History

      ISSNs: 0014-4983

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1090-2457

      Academic Press Inc.

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 1.43 SJR 1.15 SNIP 1.576


    • European Review of Economic History

      ISSNs: 1361-4916

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1474-0044

      Cambridge University Press

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 1.35 SJR 0.622 SNIP 1.553


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