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Dr Edel Walsh

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Edel Walsh

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University College Cork

University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

+353-21-490-3518 e.walsh@ucc.ie

Biography

Dr Edel Walsh was awarded a PhD from University College Cork in 2012. She previously graduated with a BA Joint Honours Degree in Economics and Sociology and a MA in Economics from University College Cork. Her principal research interests are in the area of subjective well-being. Her PhD focused on establishing the determinants of well-being in Ireland and in particular establishing a simultaneous relationship between well-being and employment status using advanced econometric techniques.

Edel is Director of the MSc Economics of Business Practice, which is a distinctive, practice-oriented postgraduate programme. Participants can develop an applied knowledge and comprehensive understanding of how business operates through a 6 month work placement. Edel’s teaching is mainly in the area of business economics and includes delivering modules on topics such as business strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship. Edel has lectured in econometrics and research methods modules on both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. She also teaches survey data analysis on an executive education programme.

 

Research Interests

Edel's research interests include health economics, economics of happiness and well-being, ageing and informal caregiving in Ireland

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Research Projects

  • Social & Economic Analysis of Legal Services (SEALS) in the Child and Family Agency (Tusla) (Irish Research Council) €99,908.00 (14-MAR-16 / 31-AUG-18)
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Affiliations

  • Abstract Reviewer, International Health Economics Association (/)
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Modules

  • Business Practice and Live Case Analysis
  • Resourcing Organisation and Competitive Capability 2
  • Economic Reasoning for Business
  • Research Skills and Methods for Health Economics 1
  • Industry, Market and Strategic Analysis Part 1
  • Research Skills and Methods for Health Economics 2
  • Industry, Market and Strategic Analysis Part 2
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Journal Activities

  • Referee, Economic And Social Review (-)
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Other Activities

  • Programme Director MSc Economics of Business Practice Internal Examiner DBA (Business Economics)Internal Examiner PhD (Economics)
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Committees

  • Co-Chair, CUBS Student Engagement Task Force (/)
  • Co-Leader, ISS21 Ageing Cluster (/)
  • Co-Chair, Graduate Studies Committee (/)
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Education

  • University College Cork , Postgrad Dip in Teaching & Learning in HE, Teaching in Higher Education (2015)
  • University College Cork , Postgrad Cert. in Teaching & Learning in HE, Teaching and Learning in HE (2014)
  • University College Cork , PHD, Economics (2012)
  • University College Cork , MA, Economics (2003)
  • University College Cork , HDip, Business Economics (2002)
  • University College Cork , BA, Economics and Sociology (2001)
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Employment

  • Lecturer in Economics, University College Cork (19-SEP-11 /)
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Recent Postgrads

  • Mrinal Chadha (University College Cork PHD) "An Investigation into Out of Pocket Health Expenditure in India" (2018)
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Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Year Publication
2018 Investigating the causal relationship between employment and informal caregiving of the elderly
Walsh E;Murphy A (2018) Investigating the causal relationship between employment and informal caregiving of the elderly. : BMC Research Notes [Details]

Other Journals

Year Publication
2017 Making Children Resilient to Poor Health: Can the Number of Children in a Household Play a Role? Evidence from India
Chadha, M, Murphy, R, Burke, LA, Walsh, E (2017) Making Children Resilient to Poor Health: Can the Number of Children in a Household Play a Role? Evidence from India. : Children's Research Digest on Resilience [Details]
2015 Does awareness of the dangers of excess alcohol consumption alter the drinking habits of third level students in Ireland
Cassidy, K., Walsh, E., Crosby, O (2015) Does awareness of the dangers of excess alcohol consumption alter the drinking habits of third level students in Ireland. : Irish Journal of Medical Science [Details]

Published Reports

Year Publication
2018 A Social and Economic Analysis of the use of Legal Services (SEALS) in the Child and Family Agency (Tusla)
Halton, C, Harold, G, Murphy, A, Walsh, E (2018) A Social and Economic Analysis of the use of Legal Services (SEALS) in the Child and Family Agency (Tusla). [Details]

Radio Presentation

Year Publication
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Walsh, E (2015) Unknown type other_radio. [Details]
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Thesis / Dissertation

Year Publication
2012 An Analysis of Subjective Well-Being in Ireland
Walsh, E (2012) An Analysis of Subjective Well-Being in Ireland. : Thesis/Dissertation [Details]
2003 An Analysis of the Factors that affect the Demand for Private Health Carein Ireland
Walsh, E (2003) An Analysis of the Factors that affect the Demand for Private Health Carein Ireland. : Thesis/Dissertation [Details]

Working Paper

Year Publication
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Walsh, E & Murphy, R (2013) Unknown type other_wp. [Details]
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Walsh, E (2012) Unknown type other_wp. [Details]

Conference Contributions

Year Publication
2018 (2018) An Analysis of the Factors Associated with the Use of Legal Services in Child Welfare Proceedings. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E (2018) (2018) An Analysis of the Factors Associated with the Use of Legal Services in Child Welfare Proceedings. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2018 An Analysis of Parents' Life Satisfaction in Ireland - Evidence from the European Social Survey 2016. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E & Murphy, A (2018) An Analysis of Parents' Life Satisfaction in Ireland - Evidence from the European Social Survey 2016. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2018 How Important are Ties, Trust and Tolerance for Life Satisfaction in Europe?. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E & Crowley, F (2018) How Important are Ties, Trust and Tolerance for Life Satisfaction in Europe?. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2017 Tusla's use of legal services: some national insights from a socio-economic analysis. [Oral Presentation]
Harold, G & Walsh, E (2017) Tusla's use of legal services: some national insights from a socio-economic analysis. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2017 Examining the effects of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) on Informal Caregiver Strain. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E & Murphy, A (2017) Examining the effects of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) on Informal Caregiver Strain. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2017 (2017) An Econometric Analysis of the Use of Legal Services by Social Work Professionals Working for Tusla - The Child and Family Agency. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E (2017) (2017) An Econometric Analysis of the Use of Legal Services by Social Work Professionals Working for Tusla - The Child and Family Agency. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2016 An Economic Costing of Long Term Care in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E & Murphy, A (2016) An Economic Costing of Long Term Care in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2015 An Economic Analysis of Informal Care Provision in Ireland. [Poster Presentation]
Murphy, A & Walsh, E (2015) An Economic Analysis of Informal Care Provision in Ireland. [Poster Presentation]. [Details]
2015 An Analysis of Informal Care Provision in Ireland. [Poster Presentation]
Walsh, E & Murphy, A (2015) An Analysis of Informal Care Provision in Ireland. [Poster Presentation]. [Details]
2014 Estimating the Determinants of Well-Being in Ireland: Evidence from the European Social Survey 5. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E (2014) Estimating the Determinants of Well-Being in Ireland: Evidence from the European Social Survey 5. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2014 The Determinants of Life Satisfaction in Ireland: An Empirical Study using the European Social Survey 5 (2010). [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E (2014) The Determinants of Life Satisfaction in Ireland: An Empirical Study using the European Social Survey 5 (2010). [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 An Analysis of Subjective Well-Being in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E (2012) An Analysis of Subjective Well-Being in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2010 An Analysis of the Relationship between Subjective Well-Being and Employment Status in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E (2010) An Analysis of the Relationship between Subjective Well-Being and Employment Status in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2010 An Analysis of the Relationship between Subjective Well-Being and Employment Status in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E (2010) An Analysis of the Relationship between Subjective Well-Being and Employment Status in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2010 Health Economics Study Group Conference. [Conference Organising Committee Member]
Walsh,E (2010) Health Economics Study Group Conference. [Conference Organising Committee Member]. [Details]
2009 An Analysis of Subjective Well-Being in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E (2009) An Analysis of Subjective Well-Being in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2009 An Analysis of the Relationship between Subjective Well-Being and Employment Status in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E (2009) An Analysis of the Relationship between Subjective Well-Being and Employment Status in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2008 An Econometric Investigation of the Impact of Health Status on Subjective Well-Being in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E (2008) An Econometric Investigation of the Impact of Health Status on Subjective Well-Being in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2014 Scientific Committee. [N/A]
Walsh, E (2014) Scientific Committee. [N/A]. [Details]
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