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Dr Marie O'Connor

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Biography

Marie O' Connor is a lecturer in the Department of Economics and a research associate in the Spatial and Regional Economics Research Centre (SRERC).  She is also the Programme Director for the Economics of Business Practice (CKJ01).  Marie completed her PhD at Queen's University Belfast and is a graduate of UCC (Bcomm; MBS Business Economics).  

 

Research Interests

InnovationInventors Patents  Regional Economics Entrepreneurial opportunitiesEntrepreneurship

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Research Projects

  • Employment Earnings Inequality in Ireland 2006-2010 (Publicpolicy) €14,760.00 ( / )
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Modules

  • The Economics of Corporate Strategy 1
  • Fieldwork Methods for Business
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Journal Activities

  • Referee, Technovation (-)
  • Referee, Working Paper Series, Department Of Economics (-)
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Committees

  • , Electronic Information Committee (/)
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Education

  • Queen's University Belfast , PHD, Economics (2017)
  • University College Cork , MBS, Business Economics (2006)
  • University College Cork , Postgraduate Diploma, Business Economics (2005)
  • University College Cork , BComm, Commerce (2004)
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Employment

  • Lecturer, University College Cork (/)
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Teaching Interests

  • Marie teaches undergraduate students on the BSc Finance programme and also teaches postgraduate courses on the Postgraduate Diploma Economics of Business Practice and MSc Business Economics.
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Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Year Publication
2018 The Role of Entrepreneurship in Stimulating Economic Growth in Developed and Developing Countries
Doran, Justin; McCarthy, Noirin; O'Connor, Marie (2018) The Role of Entrepreneurship in Stimulating Economic Growth in Developed and Developing Countries. : Cogent Economics and Finance [Details]
2018 Analysing National Innovation Capacity and its Importance for Competitiveness and Growth
Doran, J., N. McCarthy and M. O'Connor (2018) Analysing National Innovation Capacity and its Importance for Competitiveness and Growth. : International Journal of Competitiveness [Details]
2017 The employment-population nexus and implications for sustainable economic development: insights from Irish regions using a partial adjustment model
Doran, J;McCarthy, N;O'Connor, M (2017) The employment-population nexus and implications for sustainable economic development: insights from Irish regions using a partial adjustment model. : International Review of Applied Economics [Details]
2016 Entrepreneurship and Employment Growth Across European Regions
Doran, J., McCarthy, N., and O'Connor, M (2016) Entrepreneurship and Employment Growth Across European Regions. : Regional Studies, Regional Science [Details]
2008 Irish National Lottery Sports Capital Grant Allocations 1999-2007: Natural Experiments on Political Influence
Considine, J., Crowley, F., Foley, S. and O’Connor, M (2008) Irish National Lottery Sports Capital Grant Allocations 1999-2007: Natural Experiments on Political Influence. : Economic Affairs [Details]

Newspaper Publications

Year Publication
2016 Sunday Independent - New study raises fresh questions about public pay
Doran, J., N. McCarthy and M. O'Connor Interview given to Dan O'Brien (2016) Sunday Independent - New study raises fresh questions about public pay. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2012 Economy is destroying jobs faster than they are being created
McCarthy, N., O' Connor, M. and Sherman, M (2012) Economy is destroying jobs faster than they are being created. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2008 Sports budget puts horses and dogs ahead of children
John Considine, Frank Crowley, Marie O Connor, Sinead Foley (2008) Sports budget puts horses and dogs ahead of children. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2007 Minister, it's about resources, not cash
John Considine, Frank Crowley, Marie O Connor, Sinead Foley (2007) Minister, it's about resources, not cash. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2007 Sports funding looks a lot like notes for votes
John Considine, Frank Crowley, Marie O Connor, Sinead Foley (2007) Sports funding looks a lot like notes for votes. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2007 Hello Lolly
John Considine, Frank Crowley, Marie O Connor, Sinead Foley (2007) Hello Lolly. : Newspaper Articles [Details]

Book Chapters

Year Publication
2009 Irish National Lottery Sports Capital Grant Allocations 2003-2007
Considine, J., Crowley, F., Foley, S., O'Connor, M. & Ryan, G (2009) Irish National Lottery Sports Capital Grant Allocations 2003-2007. : : LIT [Details]

Published Reports

Year Publication
2016 An Analysis of Public and Private Sector Earnings in Ireland 2008-2013
Doran, J., N. McCarthy and M. O'Connor (2016) An Analysis of Public and Private Sector Earnings in Ireland 2008-2013. [Details]
2012 Employment Earnings Inequality in Ireland 2006-2010
McCarthy, N., O' Connor, M., Sherman, M. and Jordan, D (2012) Employment Earnings Inequality in Ireland 2006-2010. [Details]

Radio Presentation

Year Publication
2007 Unknown type other_radio
O'Connor, Marie (2007) Unknown type other_radio. [Details]

Conference Publications

Year Publication
2018 The Importance of Local, National and International Collaboration for Innovation
McCarthy, N., J. Doran, and M. O'Connor (2018) The Importance of Local, National and International Collaboration for Innovation. [Details]
2015 Entrepreneurship and employment growth: A regional perspective
Doran, J., N. McCarthy and M. O'Connor (2015) Entrepreneurship and employment growth: A regional perspective. [Details]
2012 Exploring complexity in the relationship between entrepreneurial knowledge exploration and exploitation: Individual assigned patents in Ireland, 1976-2009
O Connor, M. and Hewitt-Dundas, N (2012) Exploring complexity in the relationship between entrepreneurial knowledge exploration and exploitation: Individual assigned patents in Ireland, 1976-2009. [Details]

Conference Contributions

Year Publication
2017 Paths to Commercialisation: A Comparison of Corporate, Independent and Public Sector Inventors. [Oral Presentation]
O' Connor, M. and Hewitt-Dundas, N (2017) Paths to Commercialisation: A Comparison of Corporate, Independent and Public Sector Inventors. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2015 Entrepreneurship and employment growth: A regional perspective. [Oral Presentation]
Doran, J., N. McCarthy and M. O'Connor (2015) Entrepreneurship and employment growth: A regional perspective. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2014 Entrepreneurial Opportunities: the role of individual, organisational and institutional factors in. [Oral Presentation]
O' Connor, M. & Hewitt-Dundas, Nola (2014) Entrepreneurial Opportunities: the role of individual, organisational and institutional factors in. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 NERI Labour Market Conference 2013. [Oral Presentation]
Jordan, Declan; McCarthy, Noirin; O’Connor, Marie and Sherman, Meadhbh (2013) NERI Labour Market Conference 2013. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 From Exploration to Exploitation: A Pilot Investigation of Independent Inventors in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]
O' Connor, Marie & Hewitt-Dundas, Nola (2013) From Exploration to Exploitation: A Pilot Investigation of Independent Inventors in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 Employment Earning Inequality in Ireland 2006-2010. [Oral Presentation]
Jordan, Declan; McCarthy, Noirin; O’Connor, Marie and Sherman, Meadhbh (2013) Employment Earning Inequality in Ireland 2006-2010. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 Employment Earning Inequality in Ireland 2006-2010. [Oral Presentation]
McCarthy, N., Jordan, D., O' Connor, M., and Sherman, M (2013) Employment Earning Inequality in Ireland 2006-2010. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 Exploring Complexity in the Relationship Between Entrepreneurial Knowledge Exploration and Exploitation: Individual Assigned Patents in Ireland, 1976-2009. [Oral Presentation]
O' Connor, M. & Hewitt-Dundas, Nola (2012) Exploring Complexity in the Relationship Between Entrepreneurial Knowledge Exploration and Exploitation: Individual Assigned Patents in Ireland, 1976-2009. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 Exploring complexity in the relationship between entrepreneurial knowledge exploration and exploitation: Individual assigned patents in Ireland, 1976-2009. [Oral Presentation]
O' Connor, M. and Hewitt-Dundas, N (2012) Exploring complexity in the relationship between entrepreneurial knowledge exploration and exploitation: Individual assigned patents in Ireland, 1976-2009. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 Exploring complexity in the relationship between entrepreneurial knowledge exploration and exploitation: Individual assigned patents in Ireland, 1976-2009. [Oral Presentation]
O' Connor, M. and Hewitt-Dundas, N (2012) Exploring complexity in the relationship between entrepreneurial knowledge exploration and exploitation: Individual assigned patents in Ireland, 1976-2009. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 Exploring complexity in the relationship between entrepreneurial knowledge exploration and exploitation: Individual assigned patents in Ireland, 1976-2009. [Oral Presentation]
O' Connor, M. and Hewitt-Dundas, N (2012) Exploring complexity in the relationship between entrepreneurial knowledge exploration and exploitation: Individual assigned patents in Ireland, 1976-2009. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 Job Creation and Job Destruction in Ireland 2006-2010. [Oral Presentation]
McCarthy, N., O' Connor, M. and Sherman, M (2012) Job Creation and Job Destruction in Ireland 2006-2010. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 Employment Earnings Inequality in Ireland 2006 -2010. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures]
McCarthy, N., O' Connor, M., Sherman, M. & Jordan, D (2012) Employment Earnings Inequality in Ireland 2006 -2010. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures]. [Details]
2012 Exploring complexity in the relationship between entrepreneurial knowledge exploration and exploitation: Individual assigned patents in Ireland, 1976-2009. [Oral Presentation]
O' Connor, M. and Hewitt-Dundas, N (2012) Exploring complexity in the relationship between entrepreneurial knowledge exploration and exploitation: Individual assigned patents in Ireland, 1976-2009. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2007 Irish National Lottery Sports Capital Grant Allocations 2003-7: Further Evidence of Political Influence. [Oral Presentation]
Considine, J., Crowley, F., Foley, S. and O' Connor, M (2007) Irish National Lottery Sports Capital Grant Allocations 2003-7: Further Evidence of Political Influence. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
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