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Eamon  O'Shea

Dr Eamon O'Shea
B.A. M.A. M.Sc. Ph.D.

[email protected]

Room 229, Economics Department, J. E. Cairnes Graduate School of Business and Public Policy, NUI Galway

+ 353 (0) 91 492409

Research interests: Health economics, economics of ageing, economics of the welfare state.

Dr Eamon O'Shea in a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics at NUI, Galway and is a CISC Research Associate, principally involved with the delivery of CISC's socio-economic research in conjunction with the Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI)--see the link below for details. Dr. Eamon O'Shea's BA and M.A. were awarded by University College Dublin. He received an M.Sc. from the University of York, specialising in health economics, and a Ph.D. from the University of Leicester. Dr. O'Shea's research interests include health economics, the economics of ageing and the economics of the welfare state.

His work has been published in journals such as Applied Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Social Science and Medicine, Health Policy, Age and Ageing, European Journal of Public Health, The Economic and Social Review, The Journal of Parasitology, New Economy, The International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, The Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine and The International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. He has also published a number of reports and policy documents in Ireland, mainly in the fields of ageing, disability, and welfare and was co-editor, with Professor Michael Keane, of Core Issues in European Integration, Dublin: Oak Tree Press, 1999. His new book titled Planning for Dementia is due for publication by Ed Mellen press in the near future.

Dr. O'Shea is a principal investigator in the Health Research Board funded Unit on Health Status and Health Gain located at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He is also leading a major research project on Healthy Ageing funded by the National Council on Ageing and Older People. In addition, he is a research partner in the HRB funded project on Secondary Prevention of Heart Disease in General Practice.

Research projects:

REMEDI_CISC: "Delivering socio-economic benefits from stem cell and gene therapy research" (Participant) Details>>

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