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Justin Doran

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Economics
University College Cork
Cork University Business School

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Biography

Justin Doran is Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Spatial and Regional Economics Research Centre in the Department of Economics, Cork University Business School, University College Cork. He holds a PhD (Land Economy) from the University of Cambridge.  

His research interests lie in the areas of regional economics, economic resilience, applied and spatial econometrics, business innovation and firm performance. He has published over 50 peer reviewed academic articles in such highly ranked journals as Research Policy, Regional Studies, Environment and Planning A, and the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society among others. Justin's work has been cited more than 1,600 times and he has a h-index of 18 on Google Scholar.

Justin is the 2018 recipient of the Moss Madden Memorial Medal, which is awarded by the Regional Science Association International - British and Irish Section, to the author of the best article on regional science published in a particular calendar year. Justin received this award for his article on regional economic resilience published in Environment and Planning A available here. He features in Research Papers in Economics' (RePEc) ranking of top economists based on publications in the past ten years. Justin is also the recipient of the Early Career Researcher of the Year Award for UCC in 2018 and led the SRERC to the Research Team of the Year Award from the College of Business and Law in 2019 and the Research Team of the Year Award from Unviersity College Cork in 2020. He has previously served as Secretary of the Regional Science Association International - British and Irish Section is the current Chair of the Regional Studies Association - Irish Branch.  He has also previously servied as a Co-Editor for the journal Spatial Economic Analysis and is currently on the Editorial Baord of Cogent Economics and Finance.  

Justin graduated with a Masters in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education from Unviersity College Cork in 2022.  He currently teaches on the BA Economics (through Transformational Learning) and a number of advanced PhD modules.  

Within UCC Justin is Chair of the College of Business and Law Resrch Ethics Committee.  He also serves on the University's Social Research Ethics Committee.

Grants and Honours

  • 05/10/2020 - RENEW2015, Department of Agriculture Fisheries & Forestry (DAFF)
  • 01/07/2017 - Feasibility Study for Establishing a Food and Drinks Cluster for the South-West Region
  • 01/04/2016 - Adaptive Responses to Climate risk, Environment Protection Agency (EPA)
  • 01/04/2016 - III AEPESS - Integrated Indicators for Ireland: Adjusting Economic Progress for Environmental & Social Sustainability, Environment Protection Agency (EPA)
  • 01/10/2015 - Modelling the Science and Innovation System: An Economic Impact Evaluation Model, Irish Research Council
  • 01/09/2014 - An Analysis of Public and Private Sector Earnings in Ireland 2008-2013, Publicpolicy
  • 01/01/2011 - Best Established Research Paper - 2011 International Conference on Networking, Learning and Entrepreneurship:
  • 01/01/2009 - RSAI B&IS - Best Presentation by a PhD Candidate/Early Career Researcher
  • 01/01/2009 - External interaction, innovation and productivity: an application of the innovation value chain to Ireland, Forfas
  • 01/01/2008 - Forfás 2009 Productivity Research Bursary
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Other Activities

  • 01/10/2020 - Member of the College of Business and Law Research Ethics Committee, College of Business and Law
  • 01/10/2018 - Co-Director of the Spatial and Regional Economics Research Centre, Cork University Business School
  • 01/10/2017 - Committee Member of the University's Social Research Ethics Committee, UCC
  • 01/10/2017 - Chair of the Regional Studies Association - Irish Section, Regional Studies Association
  • 01/10/2015 - Member of the College of Business and Law Research Committee, Cork University Business School
  • 01/10/2012 - Member of the Board of the Regional Science Association International - British and Irish Section, Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section
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Research Domains

  • Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Stata
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Publications

Journal article

Year Publication
2020 DORAN, J., RYAN, G., BOURKE, J., CROWLEY, F. (2020). IN-HOUSE OR OUTSOURCING SKILLS: HOW BEST TO MANAGE FOR INNOVATION? International Journal of Innovation Management, 24 (1). doi:10.1142/S1363919620500103. Details
2019 POWER, B., DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2019). The effect of agglomeration economies on firm deaths: A comparison of firm and regional based approaches. Urban Studies. Details
2017 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2017). The role of stimulating employees’ creativity and idea generation in encouraging innovation behaviour in Irish firms. Irish Journal of Management. Details
2014 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2014). Eco-Innovation – does additional engagement lead to additional rewards?. International Journal of Social Economics. Details
2014 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2014). The Importance of the Diverse Drivers and Types of Environmental Innovation for Firm Performance. Eco-Innovation Drivers and Firm Performance. Business Strategy and The Environment. Details
2012 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2012). Regulation and firm perception, eco?innovation and firm performance. European Journal of Innovation Management. Details
2019 ELHORST, P., ABREU, M., AMARAL, P., BHATTACHARJEE, A., CORRADO, L., DORAN, J. (2019). Raising the bar (10). Spatial Economic Analysis. Details
2019 MULLIGAN, K., LENIHAN, H., DORAN, J. (2019). More subsidies, more innovation? Evaluating whether a mix of subsidies from regional, national and EU sources crowds out firm-level innovation. Regional Studies, Regional Science. Details
2018 ELHORST, P., ABREU, M., AMARAL, P., BHATTACHARJEE, A., CORRADO, L., DORAN, J. (2018). Raising the bar (9). Spatial Economic Analysis. Details
2018 DORAN, J., JORDAN, D., ELHORST, P. (2018). Virtual special issue on regional inequality. Spatial Economic Analysis. Details
2018 ELHORST, P., ABREU, M., AMARAL, P., BHATTACHARJEE, A., CORRADO, L., DORAN, J. (2018). Raising the bar (8). Spatial Economic Analysis. Details
2018 DORAN, J., FINGLETON, B. (2018). US Metropolitan Area Resilience: Insights from dynamic spatial panel estimation. Environment and Planning A: economy and space. Details
2018 ELHORST, P., ABREU, M., AMARAL, P., BHATTACHARJEE, A., CORRADO, L., DORAN, J. (2018). Raising the bar (7). Spatial Economic Analysis. Details
2018 BYRNE, E., HOBBS, J., DORAN, J. (2018). Visualization of firm linkages in the Chicago ICT cluster. Regional Studies, Regional Science, Great Britain. Details
2016 CONSIDINE, J., DORAN, J. (2016). Evaluation of an informal rule for the allocation of sports capital funding. Public Choice. Details
2015 DORAN, J., JORDAN, D. (2015). Decomposing US regional income inequality from 1969 to 2009. Applied Economics Letters. Details
2015 DORAN, J., FINGLETON, B. (2015). Employment Resilience in Europe and the 2008 Economic Crisis: Insights from Micro-Level Data. Regional Studies. Details
2013 DORAN, J., FINGLETON, B. (2013). Economic shocks and growth: Spatio-temporal perspectives on Europe's economies in a time of crisis. Economic shocks and growth. Papers in Regional Science. Details
2013 DORAN, J., JORDAN, D. (2013). Decomposing European NUTS2 regional inequality from 1980 to 2009. National and European policy implications. Journal of Economic Studies. Details
2012 DORAN, J. (2012). Are differing forms of innovation complements or substitutes?. European Journal of Innovation Management. Details
2012 DORAN, J. (2012). An analysis of the interdependence of demographic factors, labour effort and economic growth in Ireland. International Journal of Social Economics. Details
2018 BUTLER, D., BUTLER, R., DORAN, J., O'CONNOR, S. (2018). Explaining international footballer selection through Poisson modelling. Journal of Economic Studies. Details
2018 DORAN, J., MCCARTHY, N., O'CONNOR, M., NSIAH, C. (2018). The role of entrepreneurship in stimulating economic growth in developed and developing countries. Cogent Economics & Finance. Details
2017 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 DORAN, J., MCCARTHY, N., O'CONNOR, M. (2016). Entrepreneurship and employment growth across European regions. Regional Studies, Regional Science. Details
2016 DORAN, J., O’LEARY, E. (2016). The Innovation Performance of Irish and Foreign-owned Firms: The Roles of R&D and Networking. World Economy. Details
2016 DORAN, J. (2016). The effectiveness of R&D and external interaction for innovation: Insights from quantile regression. Economic Issues.
2013 DORAN, J., JORDAN, D., O'LEARY, E. (2013). Effects of R&D spending on Innovation by Irish and Foreign-owned Businesses. Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland.
2012 DORAN, J., JORDAN, D., O’LEARY, E. (2012). The Effects of National and International Interaction on Innovation: Evidence from the Irish CIS: 2004–06. Details
2011 DORAN, J., O’LEARY, E. (2011). External Interaction, Innovation and Productivity: An Application of the Innovation Value Chain to Ireland. Details
2015 DORAN, J., FINGLETON, B. (2015). Resilience from the Micro Perspective. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society. Details
2019 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2019). Does nanotechnology research generate an innovation premium over other types of research? Evidence from Ireland. Technology in Society. Details
2015 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2015). Firms’ Skills as Drivers of Radical and Incremental Innovation. Economic Letters. Details
2019 DORAN, J., MCCARTHY, N., O'CONNOR, M. (2019). THE IMPORTANCE OF INTERNAL KNOWLEDGE GENERATION AND EXTERNAL KNOWLEDGE SOURCING FOR SME INNOVATION AND PERFORMANCE: EVIDENCE FROM IRELAND. International Journal of Innovation Management. Details
2012 DORAN, J., JORDAN, D., O'LEARY, E. (2012). The effects of the frequency of spatially proximate and distant interaction on innovation by Irish SMEs. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. Details
2016 DORAN, J., JORDAN, D. (2016). Cross-sectoral differences in the drivers of innovation: Evidence from the Irish Community Innovation Survey. Journal of Economic Studies. Details
2018 DORAN, J., JORDAN, D. (2018). The effect of geographical proximity and rivalry on performance: evidence from the English Football League. Regional Studies. Details
2018 O'CONNOR, S., DOYLE, E., DORAN, J. (2018). Diversity, employment growth and spatial spillovers amongst Irish regions. Regional Science and Urban Economics. Details
2021 CONNOR, M. O., DORAN, J., MCCARTHY, N. (2021). Cognitive proximity and innovation performance: are collaborators equal? European Journal of Innovation Management, 24 (3). doi:10.1108/EJIM-11-2019-0347. Details
2018 MCCARTHY, N., O'CONNOR, M., DORAN, J. (2018). Analysing National Innovation Capacity and its Importance for Competitiveness and Growth. International Journal of Competitiveness. 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
2021 BOURKE, J., CROWLEY, F., DORAN, J., MCDONNELL, A. (2021). AN ANALYSIS OF MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ACROSS FIRM OWNERSHIP: THE CASE OF STANDALONE DOMESTIC FIRMS, DOMESTIC GROUPS AND MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES. International Journal of Innovation Management, 25 (3). doi:10.1142/S1363919621500304. Details
2020 CROWLEY, F., DORAN, J. (2020). COVID‐19, occupational social distancing and remote working potential: An occupation, sector and regional perspective. Regional Science Policy & Practice, 12 (6), pp. Pages 1211-1234. Details
2020 RYAN, G., POWER, B., DORAN, J. (2020). A micro-analysis of Irish firm deaths during the financial crisis (2006–2010). Irish Journal of Management. Details
2021 CROWLEY, F., DORAN, J., MCCANN, P. (2021). The vulnerability of European regional labour markets to job automation: the role of agglomeration externalities. Regional Studies, 55 (10-11). doi:10.1080/00343404.2021.1928041. Details
2021 CROWLEY, F., DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2021). Covid-19: How important is education for social distancing and remote work. Economic and Social Review, 52 (2), 217-239.
2021 CROWLEY, F., DALY, H., DORAN, J., RYAN, G., CAULFIELD, B. (2021). The impact of labour market disruptions and transport choice on the environment during COVID-19. Transport Policy, 106, 185-195. doi:10.1016/j.tranpol.2021.04.008. Details
2021 GARRIDO-PRADA, P., LENIHAN, H., DORAN, J., RAMMER, C., PEREZ-ALANIZ, M. (2021). Driving the circular economy through public environmental and energy R&D: Evidence from SMEs in the European Union. Ecological Economics, 182. doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2020.106884. Details
2021 ELHORST, P., ABREU, M., AMARAL, P., BHATTACHARJEE, A., CHASCO, C., CORRADO, L., ... YU, J. (2021). Raising the bar (18). Spatial Economic Analysis, 16 (4), 417-421. doi:10.1080/17421772.2021.1980993. Details
2022 MCCARTHY, N., O'DRISCOLL, C., CROWLEY, F., DORAN, J. (2022). Retail sprawl and CO2 emissions: Retail centres in Irish cities. Journal of Transport Geography, 102. doi:10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2022.103376. Details

Book

Year Publication
2017 DORAN, J., BOURKE, J., KIRBY, A. (2017). Introduction to Applied Econometrics and Analysis Using Stata. Oak Tree Press.
2016 BOURKE, J., KIRBY, A., DORAN, J. (2016). Survey & Questionnaire Design: Collecting Primary Data to Answer Research Questions. Oak Tree Press.

Book chapter

Year Publication
2020 POWER, B., RYAN, G., DORAN, J. (2020). Spatial effects in Regional Tourism Firm Births and Deaths. Regional Science Perspectives on Tourism and Hospitality (pp. 17-39). Springer Publishing.

Magazine article

Year Publication
2015 POWER, B., RYAN, G., DORAN, J. (2015). A Cohort Analysis of Firm Deaths During the Financial Crisis. AIIP Research Briefing.
2017 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2017). CO2 emissions, economic growth and urbanisation: Insights from vector error correction modelling. Irish Journal of Social, Economic and Environmental Sustainability.

Report

Year Publication
2018 HENNESSY, T., DORAN, J., BOGUE, J., REPAR, L. (2018). The Economic and Societal Importance of the Irish Suckler Beef Sector.
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