Dr John EakinsBack
John Eakins has been a Lecturer in the Department of Economics, Cork University Business School in University College Cork since 2002. Previously he worked as a Research Assistant in the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). John completed a PhD in April 2013 on Irish household energy expenditures in the School of Economics, University of Surrey, UK. 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 European Sport Management Quarterly, International Gambling Studies, Transport Policy, Applied Economics and the Economic and Social Review academic journals as well as presenting his research at wide range of national and international conferences. He is a principal investigator on two EPA funded research projects totalling €400,000 of research funding. John currently teaches empirical research methods and microeconomics to undergraduate Arts students as well as econometrics to postgraduate Masters students. John is Co-Chair of the Graduate Studies Committee within the Department of Economics and is a member of the Academic Development and Standards Committee within the Cork University Business School.