Dr Ella KavanaghBack
Dr. Ella Kavanagh is a senior lecturer in the Department of Economics. She completed her PhD in the area of exchange rate policy for small open economies at the University of Strathclyde. She is the Programme Director for the BA (Hons) Economics (through Transformational Learning). She has undertaken research on the macroeconomic impact of exchange rate regimes and the historical development of Financial Institutions in Ireland, particularly their governance structure and practice. Current research is on the historical and comparative development of monetary policy in Ireland and on monetary policy setting during the great moderation and the financial crisis. Her teaching research interests are in transformational and integrative learning in Economics, particularly on the conditions of a transformational learning environment and its impact on transformational learning.