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Mr Seamus Coffey

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Seamus Coffey

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Economics

Economics
Aras Na Laoi
University College Cork
Cork

+353 21 4902886 s.coffey@ucc.ie T:@seamuscoffey

Biography

Seamus Coffey is a lecturer in the Department of Economics in University College Cork.  His research and writing focuses on the performance of the Irish economy. He became a member of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council in 2016 and was made Chair of the Council in January 2017.  In October 2016, he was appointed the independent expert by the Minister for Finance to undertake a review of Ireland's Corporation Tax code. He is also a member of the external advisory board to the Irish Governmental Economic Evaluation Service and of the council of the Irish Economic Association.  He is a sometime contributor to print, broadcast and online media relating to the Irish economy including fiscal outcomes, corporation tax, household debt, national accounts and other economic issues.  His teaching includes microeconomics, economic policy, advanced microeconomics and econometrics as well as adult and distance education courses. 

 

Journal Activities

  • Referee, The Economic And Social Review (-)
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Employment

  • Lecturer, University College Cork (/)
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Teaching Interests

  • EC2100 Microeconomics: Behaviour and Organisations - BA (Joint/Major Honours) 2
  • EC2214 The Macroeconomic Environment in the Short Run - BSc Finance 2
  • EC4209 Government and the Macroeconomy - BComm 4
  • EC6600 Econometrics Theory and Applications 1 - MEconSc
  • EC3120 Portfolio Theory and Asset Management - BA (Joint/Major Honours) 3
  • EC4210 Government and Business - BComm 4 
  • EC6063 Applied Time Series Analysis - MSc Finance
  • EC6010 Dissertation in Financial Economics - MSc Finance
  • EC6667 Dissertation in Economics - MEconSc
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Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Year Publication
2004 Irish Sports Capital Funding: A Public Choice Perspective
John Considine, Seamus Coffey and Daniel Kiely (2004) Irish Sports Capital Funding: A Public Choice Perspective. : European Sport Management Quarterly [Details]

Newspaper Publications

Year Publication
2015 The Irish Times: Government stretching EU budget rules and we should be worried
Seamus Coffey (2015) The Irish Times: Government stretching EU budget rules and we should be worried. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2015 TheJournal.ie: Just 10 companies have paid €2.3bn in tax this year – maybe Bono was right after all
Seamus Coffey (2015) TheJournal.ie: Just 10 companies have paid €2.3bn in tax this year – maybe Bono was right after all. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2015 Irish Independent: Key question is whether tax flood is just temporary or permanent
Seamus Coffey (2015) Irish Independent: Key question is whether tax flood is just temporary or permanent. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2015 Sunday Business Post: Fintan is wrong on public spending
Seamus Coffey (2015) Sunday Business Post: Fintan is wrong on public spending. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2015 Sunday Independent: Are pay rises a price worth paying?
Seamus Coffey (2015) Sunday Independent: Are pay rises a price worth paying?. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2015 The Irish Times: Multinationals Bring Many Benefits
Seamus Coffey (2015) The Irish Times: Multinationals Bring Many Benefits. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2015 Irish Examiner: ESB utility model works — replicate it for water
Seamus Coffey (2015) Irish Examiner: ESB utility model works — replicate it for water. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2015 Inside the property repossession courts, where only one in five borrowers turn up
Karl Deeter, Brendan Burgess and Seamus Coffey (2015) Inside the property repossession courts, where only one in five borrowers turn up. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2015 The Irish Times: Opinion - Repossessions needed if borrowers don’t pay mortgage
Seamus Coffey (2015) The Irish Times: Opinion - Repossessions needed if borrowers don’t pay mortgage. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2015 Irish Examiner: The Greek Crisis
Seamus Coffey (2015) Irish Examiner: The Greek Crisis. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2014 Evening Echo: Cake today so we pay tomorrow
Seamus Coffey (2014) Evening Echo: Cake today so we pay tomorrow. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2014 Irish Examiner: Conservation grant a half-measure that muddies the waters
Seamus Coffey (2014) Irish Examiner: Conservation grant a half-measure that muddies the waters. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2014 Sunday Business Post: Commission Probe Unlikely to Bear Fruit
Seamus Coffey (2014) Sunday Business Post: Commission Probe Unlikely to Bear Fruit. [Details]
2014 Irish Independent: Biting off more than they can chew: why the EU Commission is on a fishing expedition
Seamus Coffey (2014) Irish Independent: Biting off more than they can chew: why the EU Commission is on a fishing expedition. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2014 Irish Independent: The Great Corporation Tax Debate
Seamus Coffey (2014) Irish Independent: The Great Corporation Tax Debate. [Details]
2014 Sunday Business Post: Should we fear an SME loan meltdown?
Seamus Coffey (2014) Sunday Business Post: Should we fear an SME loan meltdown?. [Details]

Book Chapters

Year Publication
2012 Tell me a story we haven't heard yet: why Ireland won't default
Seamus Coffey (2012) Tell me a story we haven't heard yet: why Ireland won't default. : Brian Lucey, Charles Larkin and Constantin Gurdgiev : Orpen Press [Details]

Published Reports

Year Publication
2012 Econometrics with Stata: User Manual
Seamus Coffey (2012) Econometrics with Stata: User Manual. [Details]

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Conference Contributions

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2015 Foreign Multinationals and Corporation Tax. [Oral Presentation]
Seamus Coffey (2015) Foreign Multinationals and Corporation Tax. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2015 Macroeconomic prospects and global developments. [Oral Presentation]
Seamus Coffey (2015) Macroeconomic prospects and global developments. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2015 Greece: What can we do for them?, what can they do for themselves. [Oral Presentation]
Seamus Coffey (2015) Greece: What can we do for them?, what can they do for themselves. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2014 The Eurozone – wobbling on a tightrope between growth and debt?. [Oral Presentation]
Seamus Coffey (2014) The Eurozone – wobbling on a tightrope between growth and debt?. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2014 The Continuing Constraints on Irish Fiscal Policy. [Oral Presentation]
Seamus Coffey (2014) The Continuing Constraints on Irish Fiscal Policy. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2014 Annual NERI Labour Market Conference NERI Labour Market Conference. [Chair Sessions at Symposia]
Seamus Coffey (2014) Annual NERI Labour Market Conference NERI Labour Market Conference. [Chair Sessions at Symposia]. [Details]
2014 Panel Discussion on Irish Fiscal Policy for the Long Haul with Robert Watt, Secretary General of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. [Other]
Seamus Coffey (2014) Panel Discussion on Irish Fiscal Policy for the Long Haul with Robert Watt, Secretary General of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. [Other]. [Details]
2014 What might the European Commission shake out of the Apple tree?. [Oral Presentation]
Seamus Coffey (2014) What might the European Commission shake out of the Apple tree?. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2014 Effective Rates of Corporation Tax in Ireland. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]
Seamus Coffey and Kate Levey (2014) Effective Rates of Corporation Tax in Ireland. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]. [Details]
2014 Economic policy conference for civil servants, academics, professional economists, politicians, and journalists. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson]
Seamus Coffey (2014) Economic policy conference for civil servants, academics, professional economists, politicians, and journalists. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson]. [Details]
2014 Austerity: Economic, Political, and Social Perspectives. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures]
Seamus Coffey (2014) Austerity: Economic, Political, and Social Perspectives. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures]. [Details]
2013 Understanding Mortgage Arrears Statistics: What Can They Really Tell Us?. [Oral Presentation]
Seamus Coffey (2013) Understanding Mortgage Arrears Statistics: What Can They Really Tell Us?. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 The Troika Bailout. [Oral Presentation]
Seamus Coffey (2013) The Troika Bailout. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 Ireland's Public Debt Crisis: Is Ireland's Public Debt Sustainable?. [Oral Presentation]
Seamus Coffey (2012) Ireland's Public Debt Crisis: Is Ireland's Public Debt Sustainable?. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 Current and Capital Expenditure: Getting the Balance Right,. [Oral Presentation]
Seamus Coffey (2012) Current and Capital Expenditure: Getting the Balance Right,. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2011 Incomes and Earnings in CSO Data,. [Oral Presentation]
Seamus Coffey (2011) Incomes and Earnings in CSO Data,. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2011 Blackboard Use and Exam Performance. [Oral Presentation]
Seamus Coffey (2011) Blackboard Use and Exam Performance. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
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