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Dr Lisa Noonan

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Lisa Noonan

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Programme Co-director

Economics
University College Cork
Cork University Business School

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Biography

Lisa is a lecturer in the School of Economics in UCC since 2011. Lisa holds a BA (Hons) in Economics and Irish, an MA(Economics) and a PhD (Economics) from UCC. Her Phd research was based on the effects of agglomeration economies on the productivity of Irish businesses. She has also completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Lisa has taught broad range of modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, including data analysis, quantitative methods, research methods, business economics, macroeconomics and regional and urban economics. She also supervises Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students completing dissertations. 

Her research areas include regional economics and tourism economics. This research has been presented at national and international conferences and has been published in national and international peer reviewed journals. She was awarded “Best Presentation by an Early Career Researcher” in 2015 by the Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section. 

Lisa also holds an impressive record in academic administration. She is programme co-director of the BA (Hons) Business and Financial Economics Programme since 2017. She and her co-directors developed this new programme and were involved in all aspects associated with its development and establishment. Given the success of the progamme, she was appointed Co-Director of the Diploma in Business and Financial Economics in June 2021. She is also an academic committee member on the BComm International Staff Student Consultation Committee (SSCC).

In the past, Lisa has also served as a member of the Department of Economics E-Information Committee and the Department of Economics Teaching Allocations Committee as well as serving as Programme Director for the BSc Financial Economics and Programme and Co-Director for the BSc Business and Financial Economics and the BA (Economics) Direct Entry.

Recent Publications:

Noonan, L. (2022). The role of culture as a determinant of tourism demand: evidence from European cities, International Journal of Tourism Cities, Forthcoming. 

Noonan, L. (2021). An Analysis of the Micro-determinants of Domestic Holiday Expenditure by Households in the Republic of Ireland, Irish Business Journal, 13 (1), Article 2. 

Noonan, L., O'Leary, E., Doran, J. (2021). The impact of institutional proximity, cognitive proximity and agglomeration economies on firm-level productivity. Journal of Economic Studies, 48 (2): 257-274. 

Brady, G., Doyle, E., Noonan, L. (2013). Trade Sophistication Indicators: Balancing Diversity and Specialization'. International advances in Economic Research, 19 (4):425-438. 

 

Languages

  • English
  • Irish
  • French
  • Spanish
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Other Activities

  • 16/07/2019 - Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section 47th Annual Conference, Cambridge
  • 01/11/2017 - Rethinking Irish Economic Development, Cork
  • 01/08/2017 - RSAIBIS 46th Annual Conference, Harrogate
  • 09/01/2017 - Member of Teaching Allocations Committee, Department of Economics,University College Cork
  • 03/08/2015 - Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section 44th Annual Conference
  • 12/08/2014 - Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section 43rd Annual Conference, Aberystwyth
  • 11/08/2014 - Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section 4th Annual Doctoral Colloquium, Aberystwyth
  • 01/08/2014 - ISNE 2014, Galway
  • 19/08/2013 - Regional Science Association International: 3rd Annual Doctoral Colloquium
  • 12/08/2013 - Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section 42nd Annual Conference, Cambridge, UK
  • 05/08/2013 - Irish Society of New Economists, Maynooth
  • 15/04/2013 - 2nd Bilateral Workshop between School of Economics, University College Cork and Department of Economic Geography, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
  • 15/10/2012 - The 15th Annual TCI International Conference, Basque Country, Spain
  • 03/09/2012 - Member of E-Information Committee, Department of Economics,University College Cork
  • 13/08/2012 - Regional Science Association: British and Irish Section: 41st Annual Conference, Galway
  • 13/08/2012 - Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section; 2nd Annual Doctoral Colloquim, Galway
  • 13/08/2012 - European Trade Study Group 14th Annual Conference, Leuven, Belgium
  • 06/08/2012 - ISNE 2012, Cork
  • 16/04/2012 - Bilateral Workshop between School of Economics, University College Cork and Department of Economic Geography, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, Cork
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Pedagogic Experiences

  • 2020 - International Economic Competitiveness, University College Cork, BA (Hons) Business and Financial Economics
  • 2020 - Skills for Analysing Economic Data, Cork University Business School
  • 2020 - Macroeconomics: Growth and Irish Economic Development, Cork University Business School
  • 2018 - Regional and Urban Economics, University College Cork
  • 2016 - Macroeconomics: Growth and Irish Economic Development, University College Cork
  • 2016 - Economics and the Labour Market, University College Cork
  • 2016 - Reasoning and Critical Thinking in Economics, University College Cork
  • 2016 - Quantitative Techniques and Analysis Part 2, University College Cork, MSc Food Marketing
  • 2012 - Macroeconomic Context and Business, University College Cork
  • 2011 - Skills for Analysing Economic Data, University College Cork, BSc (Hons) Finance
  • 2011 - Understanding and Interpreting Data, University College Cork, BSc (Hons) Finance
  • 2011 - Economic Data Analysis for Research, University College Cork, MSc Economic & Enterprise Development
  • 2011 - Research Methods, University College Cork, MSc Economic & Enterprise Development
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Research Domains

  • Productivty
  • The Product Space
  • Competitiveness  
  • Economic Growth  
  • Economics  
  • Economic Development: competitiveness, clusters
  • Linkages between firm, industry, sectoral and national competitiveness
  • Regional Development  
  • Regional Science  
  • Sources of Irish Growth  
  • The Product space analysis of Ireland
  • Tourism  
  • Agglomeration Economies
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Publications

Journal article

Year Publication
2013 BRADY, G., DOYLE, E., NOONAN, L. (2013). Trade Sophistication Indicators: Balancing Diversity and Specialization. International Advances in Economic Research. Details
2020 NOONAN, L., O'LEARY, E., DORAN, J. (2020). The impact of institutional proximity, cognitive proximity and agglomeration economies on firm-level productivity. Journal of Economic Studies. Details
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