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Dr John Eakins

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John Eakins

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j.eakins@ucc.ie

Biography

John's current research interests are in the areas of environmental and energy economics, sports economics and transport economics. He has published in these areas in , and the academic journals as well as presenting his research at national and international conferences. He is a principal investigator on two EPA funded research projects. John completed a PhD in April 2013 on Irish household energy expenditures in the School of Economics, University of Surrey, UK and is currently an Associate Member of the Surrey Energy Economics Centre, in the School of Economics, University of Surrey, UK.

 

Research Interests

Sports Economics, Transport Economics, Energy and Environmental Economics, Household Demand Modelling

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Research Projects

  • Residential Solid Fuel Use in Ireland and the Transition Away (Environmental Protection Agency) €250,000.00 (09-JAN-19 / 09-JAN-21)
  • Environmental Outcomes from License Enforcement (Environmental Protection Agency) €150,000.00 (01-JUL-18 / )
  • An analysis of Average Monthly Expenditures by Household Composition/ (Industry) €10,710.00 (01-JUN-12 / 31-JUL-18)
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Affiliations

  • Member, European Sports Economics Association (27-AUG-14 /)
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Modules

  • Quantitative Methods: Empirical Research Methods
  • Quantitative Methods: Economic Modelling of Decision Makers
  • The Changing Economy [Macroeconomics]: Government Spending and Tax in Ireland and International Economy
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Journal Activities

  • Referee, Transportation Science (-)
  • Referee, Energy Policy (-)
  • Referee, Economic And Social Review (-)
  • Referee, Journal Of Economic Surveys (-)
  • Referee, Southern Economic Journal (-)
  • Referee, Esri Budget Perspectives (-)
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Committees

  • Co-Chair, Department of Economics Graduate Studies Committee (2017 /)
  • Committee Member, CUBS Business School Group on Academic Standards (BSGAS) (2016 /)
  • Committee Member, Faculty of Commerce Teaching and Curriculum Development (2010 / 2015)
  • Deputy Chair, Department of Economics Examinations Committee (2002 / 2017)
  • Chair, Department of Economics Exchange and International Students Committee (2006 / 2017)
  • Member, BSc (Hons) (Environmental Management) Evening Degree Board of Studies, UCC (2003 / 2005)
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Education

  • University College Cork , Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (2016)
  • University of Surrey , PHD, Economics (2014)
  • University College Cork , MA, Economics (2000)
  • University College Cork , BA - ECON&MATHS - UCC, Economics and Maths (1999)
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Employment

  • College Lecturer, University College Cork (01-SEP-02 /)
  • Lecturer (Part-Time), Dublin Institute of Technology (01-SEP-00 / 01-SEP-02)
  • Research Assistant, Economic and Social Research Institute (01-SEP-00 / 31-AUG-02)
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Teaching Interests

  • Undergraduate Teaching; Intermediate Microeconomics, Developing Skills for Economics Analysis
  • Postgraduate Teaching; Advanced Microeconomics, Econometrics for Research
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Current Postgrads

  • Trevisan Claudia (Doctoral Degree)
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Professional Achievements

Honours and Awards

  • College of Business and Law: College of Business and Law Research Excellence Publication Award (2018)
  • College of Business and Law: College of Business and Law Research Excellence Conference Fund (2018)
  • Irish Transport Research Network Conference: Best Session Paper - Irish Transport Research Network Conference 2011 (2011)
  • Department of Economics, University College Cork: Postgraduate Scholarship (1999)
  • Academic Board of University College Cork: College Scholar (1999)
  • Academic Board of University College Cork: College Scholar (1998)
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Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Year Publication
2018 An analysis of the determinants of sports participation and time spent in different sporting contexts
Eakins, J (2018) An analysis of the determinants of sports participation and time spent in different sporting contexts. : Managing Sport and Leisure [Details]
2018 The determinants and income elasticities of direct and indirect sports expenditure categories
Thibaut, E;Eakins, J;Vos, S;Scheerder, J (2018) The determinants and income elasticities of direct and indirect sports expenditure categories. : European Sport Management Quarterly [Details]
2017 Time and money expenditure in sports participation: The role of income in consuming the most practiced sports activities in Flanders
Thibaut, E;Eakins, J;Vos, S;Scheerder, J (2017) Time and money expenditure in sports participation: The role of income in consuming the most practiced sports activities in Flanders. : Sport Management Review [Details]
2016 An examination of the determinants of Irish household sports expenditures and the effects of the economic recession
Eakins, J (2016) An examination of the determinants of Irish household sports expenditures and the effects of the economic recession. : European Sport Management Quarterly [Details]
2016 Household gambling expenditures and the Irish recession
Eakins, J (2016) Household gambling expenditures and the Irish recession. : International Gambling Studies [Details]
2016 An application of the double hurdle model to petrol and diesel household expenditures in Ireland
Eakins, J (2016) An application of the double hurdle model to petrol and diesel household expenditures in Ireland. : Transport Policy [Details]
2015 HOUSEHOLD CAR OWNERSHIP IN IRELAND ACROSS TIME: AN ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF EXPANSION AND CONTRACTION IN THE IRISH ECONOMY
Eakins, J (2015) HOUSEHOLD CAR OWNERSHIP IN IRELAND ACROSS TIME: AN ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF EXPANSION AND CONTRACTION IN THE IRISH ECONOMY. : International Journal of Transport Economics [Details]
2012 Participation, Expenditure and Regressivity in the Irish Lottery: Evidence from Irish Household Budget Survey 2004/2005
Crowley, F;Eakins, J;Jordan, D (2012) Participation, Expenditure and Regressivity in the Irish Lottery: Evidence from Irish Household Budget Survey 2004/2005. : Economic &Social Review [Details]
2003 Does the stochastic specification of the linear expenditure system matter?
John Eakins and Denis Conniffe (2003) Does the stochastic specification of the linear expenditure system matter?. : The Economic and Social Review [Details]
2003 Dynamic almost ideal demand systems: an empirical analysis of alcohol expenditure in Ireland
Eakins, JM,Gallagher, LA (2003) Dynamic almost ideal demand systems: an empirical analysis of alcohol expenditure in Ireland. : Applied Economics [Details]

Newspaper Publications

Year Publication
2012 Trap will need at least one win
John Eakins and Robbie Butler (2012) Trap will need at least one win. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2012 Lower sales put VAT rate in the spotlight
John Eakins (2012) Lower sales put VAT rate in the spotlight. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2012 Mortgage and Pension top list of weekly household expenditure
John Eakins (2012) Mortgage and Pension top list of weekly household expenditure. : Newspaper Articles [Details]

Published Reports

Year Publication
2001 Environmental Accounts: time series and eco-taxes. Report to the European commission DG XI in cooperation with Eurostat B1
Sue Scott, John Curtis, John Eakins, John Fitzgerald and Jonathan Hore (2001) Environmental Accounts: time series and eco-taxes. Report to the European commission DG XI in cooperation with Eurostat B1. [Details]
2004 Carbon Taxes: Which Households Gain or Lose?
Sue Scott and John Eakins (2004) Carbon Taxes: Which Households Gain or Lose?. [Details]
2003 Environmental Accounts for Ireland 1994-2000
Eakins, J and Curtis, J (2003) Environmental Accounts for Ireland 1994-2000. [Details]
2002 Quarterly Economic Commentary
Daniel McCoy, David Duffy, Adele Bergin, John Eakins, Jonathan Hore, Conall MacCoille (2002) Quarterly Economic Commentary. [Details]

Working Paper

Year Publication
2011 Unknown type other_wp
John Eakins (2011) Unknown type other_wp. [Details]
2011 Unknown type other_wp
John Eakins (2011) Unknown type other_wp. [Details]
2001 Unknown type other_wp
John Eakins and Liam Gallagher (2001) Unknown type other_wp. [Details]

Conference Publications

Year Publication
2017 An Examination of the Influence of Locational and Individual Characteristics on Travel to Work Time
John Eakins and Justin Doran (2017) An Examination of the Influence of Locational and Individual Characteristics on Travel to Work Time. [Details]
2011 An Econometric Analysis of Irish Residential Transport Expenditures
John Eakins (2011) An Econometric Analysis of Irish Residential Transport Expenditures. [Details]
2002 Forecasting the Public Finances and the Macroeconomic Context for Budget 2003 . In: Danny McCoy, Tim Callan and David Madden eds
Tim Callan, Daniel McCoy, Mary Keeney, David Duffy, John Walsh, Adele Bergin, John Eakins, Carl Emmerson, Christine Frayne, David Madden (2002) Forecasting the Public Finances and the Macroeconomic Context for Budget 2003 . In: Danny McCoy, Tim Callan and David Madden eds. [Details]
2001 Household Income Effects and Implementation Options . In: Danny McCoy and Sue Scott eds
Sue Scott and John Eakins (2001) Household Income Effects and Implementation Options . In: Danny McCoy and Sue Scott eds. [Details]

Conference Contributions

Year Publication
2018 An Analysis of the Relationship Between the Location of Swimming Pools and Deprivation Indices in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]
John Eakins (2018) An Analysis of the Relationship Between the Location of Swimming Pools and Deprivation Indices in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2017 An Examination of the Influence of Locational and Individual Characteristics on Travel to Work Time. [Oral Presentation]
John Eakins and Justin Doran (2017) An Examination of the Influence of Locational and Individual Characteristics on Travel to Work Time. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2016 Mystics and the Market: Predictions in the English Premier League. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]
Robbie Butler, David Butler and John Eakins (2016) Mystics and the Market: Predictions in the English Premier League. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]. [Details]
2016 The Mystics and the Market – An Analysis of Premier League Outcome and Score Predictions. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]
John Eakins, David Butler and Robbie Butler (2016) The Mystics and the Market – An Analysis of Premier League Outcome and Score Predictions. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]. [Details]
2015 Sport, Time and Money: A comparison of the determinants of time spending versus money expenditure on specific sports activities. [Oral Presentation]
Erik Thibaut, John Eakins, Jeroen Scheerder (2015) Sport, Time and Money: A comparison of the determinants of time spending versus money expenditure on specific sports activities. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2014 Household Spending on Sports Related Goods: Evidence from the Irish Household Budget Survey. [Oral Presentation]
John Eakins (2014) Household Spending on Sports Related Goods: Evidence from the Irish Household Budget Survey. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 An Analysis of the Choice of Transport Mode for Travel to Work and Shopping. [Oral Presentation]
John Eakins (2013) An Analysis of the Choice of Transport Mode for Travel to Work and Shopping. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 Evaluating the Irish Car Scrappage Scheme: Sales Stimulus and Environmental Impact. [Oral Presentation]
David Butler, John Considine & John Eakins (2012) Evaluating the Irish Car Scrappage Scheme: Sales Stimulus and Environmental Impact. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 An Econometric Analysis of Household Transport Expenditures. [Oral Presentation]
John Eakins (2012) An Econometric Analysis of Household Transport Expenditures. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2011 The Free Electricity Allowance and the Electricity Expenditure-Income Relationship…Updated. [Oral Presentation]
John Eakins (2011) The Free Electricity Allowance and the Electricity Expenditure-Income Relationship…Updated. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2011 An Econometric Analysis of Irish Residential Transport Expenditures. [Oral Presentation]
John Eakins (2011) An Econometric Analysis of Irish Residential Transport Expenditures. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2011 An Analysis of the Determinants of Irish Residential Energy Expenditures. [Oral Presentation]
John Eakins (2011) An Analysis of the Determinants of Irish Residential Energy Expenditures. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2011 A Double Hurdle Model of Irish Energy Expenditures. [Oral Presentation]
John Eakins (2011) A Double Hurdle Model of Irish Energy Expenditures. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2010 An Econometric Analysis of Irish Household Energy Expenditures. [Invited Oral Presentation]
John Eakins (2010) An Econometric Analysis of Irish Household Energy Expenditures. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2010 A Double Hurdle Model of Irish Residential Energy Expenditures. [Invited Oral Presentation]
John Eakins (2010) A Double Hurdle Model of Irish Residential Energy Expenditures. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2010 An Econometric Analysis of Irish Household Energy Expenditures. [Poster Presentation]
John Eakins (2010) An Econometric Analysis of Irish Household Energy Expenditures. [Poster Presentation]. [Details]
2009 An Analysis of the Determinants of Irish Residential Energy Expenditures. [Oral Presentation]
John Eakins (2009) An Analysis of the Determinants of Irish Residential Energy Expenditures. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2002 Economic Factors Impacting on Alcohol Use. [Oral Presentation]
Eakins, J and McCoy, D (2002) Economic Factors Impacting on Alcohol Use. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2002 Budget 2003: Macroeconomic Context and Fiscal Stance. [Oral Presentation]
Eakins, J, McCoy, D, Duffy, D, Bergin, A (2002) Budget 2003: Macroeconomic Context and Fiscal Stance. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2001 Implementing Market-based Policies for Ireland's Environment. [Oral Presentation]
Eakins, J and Scott, S (2001) Implementing Market-based Policies for Ireland's Environment. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2001 Household Income Effects and Implementation Options. [Oral Presentation]
Eakins, J and Scott, S (2001) Household Income Effects and Implementation Options. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2001 Modelling Demand for Alcohol in Ireland: A Dynamic AIDS Approach. [Oral Presentation]
Eakins, J and Gallagher, L (2001) Modelling Demand for Alcohol in Ireland: A Dynamic AIDS Approach. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
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