Dr Dermot Leahy

Economics, Finance and Accounting

Senior Lecturer

Rhetoric House
58
(01) 708 3786

Biography

Dermot Leahy obtained his PhD in Economics in 1994 from University College Dublin (UCD). He taught at the University of Birmingham (1994-1995) and UCD (1995-2007), before joining the department of Economics, Finance and Accounting at Maynooth in 2007.  His research interests are in International Trade and Industrial Organization.

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2011 'Oligopoly and Trade'
Leahy, D. and J.P. Neary (2011) 'Oligopoly and Trade' In: Palgrave Handbook of International Trade. Palgrave MacMillan. [IR Link] [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2018 'Corporate tax games with cross-border externalities from public infrastructure'
Dewit, G., K. Hynes and D. Leahy (2018) 'Corporate tax games with cross-border externalities from public infrastructure'. Economic Inquiry, 56 :1047-1063 [Details]
2016 'Economising, Strategising and the Vertical Boundaries of the firm'
Leahy, D. and C. Montagna (2016) 'Economising, Strategising and the Vertical Boundaries of the firm'. B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 17 :1-35 [Details]
2016 'Strategic R&D Commitment and the Gains from Trade'
Dewit, G. and D. Leahy (2016) 'Strategic R&D Commitment and the Gains from Trade'. Review of International Economics, 24 :1129-1148 [IR Link] [Details]
2015 'Tax uniformity: A commitment device for restraining opportunistic behaviour'
Leahy, D. and G. Dewit (2015) 'Tax uniformity: A commitment device for restraining opportunistic behaviour'. Journal of Public Economic Theory, 17 :641-672 [IR Link] [Details]
2013 'Employment Protection, Flexibility and Firms' Strategic Location Decisions under Uncertainty'
Dewit, G., Leahy, D. and Montagna, C. (2013) 'Employment Protection, Flexibility and Firms' Strategic Location Decisions under Uncertainty'. ECONOMICA, 80 :441-474 [IR Link] [Details]
2013 'Strategic investment and international outsourcing in unionised oligopoly'
Leahy, D. and C. Montagna (2013) 'Strategic investment and international outsourcing in unionised oligopoly'. LABOUR ECONOMICS, 19 :260-269 [IR Link] [Details]
2011 'Short‐Run Policy Commitment When Investment Timing Is Endogenous: ‘More Harm Than Good?'
Dewit, G. and D. Leahy (2011) 'Short‐Run Policy Commitment When Investment Timing Is Endogenous: ‘More Harm Than Good?'. Bulletin of Economic Research, 80 :441-474 [Details]
2010 'Intellectual Property Rights and Entry into a Foreign Market: FDI versus Joint Ventures'
Leahy, D. and A. Naghavi (2010) 'Intellectual Property Rights and Entry into a Foreign Market: FDI versus Joint Ventures'. Review of International Economics, 18 :633-649 [IR Link] [Details]
2009 'Outsourcing vs FDI in Oligopoly Equilibrium '
Leahy, D. and C. Montagna (2009) 'Outsourcing vs FDI in Oligopoly Equilibrium '. SPATIAL ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, 4 :149-166 [IR Link] [Details]
2009 'Multilateral subsidy games'
Leahy, D. and J.P. Neary (2009) 'Multilateral subsidy games'. ECONOMIC THEORY, 41 :41-66 [IR Link] [Details]
2009 'Oligopsonistic Cats and Dogs'
Dewit, G. and D. Leahy (2009) 'Oligopsonistic Cats and Dogs'. REVIEW OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION, 35 [IR Link] [Details]
2008 'Playing away to win at home'
D. Leahy and S. Pavelin (2008) 'Playing away to win at home'. Journal of Economics and Business, 60 :455-468 [IR Link] [Details]
2007 'Absorptive capacity, R&D spillovers, and public policy'
D. Leahy and J. Peter Neary (2007) 'Absorptive capacity, R&D spillovers, and public policy'. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 25 :1089-1108 [IR Link] [Details]
2006 'Investment timing under uncertainty in oligopoly: Symmetry or leadership'
D. Leahy and G. Dewit (2006) 'Investment timing under uncertainty in oligopoly: Symmetry or leadership'. Journal of Economics and Business, 58 :1-19 [IR Link] [Details]
2005 'Symmetric research joint ventures: cooperative substitutes and complements'
D. Leahy and J.P. Neary (2005) 'Symmetric research joint ventures: cooperative substitutes and complements'. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 23 :381-397 [IR Link] [Details]
2005 'Union legislation and export-platform FDI'
D. Leahy and C. Montagna (2005) 'Union legislation and export-platform FDI'. JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, 14 :437-452 [IR Link] [Details]
2004 'Divide and Rule: Geographical diversification and the multinational firm'
D. Leahy and S. Pavelin (2004) 'Divide and Rule: Geographical diversification and the multinational firm'. Open Economies Review, 15 :363-374 [IR Link] [Details]
2004 'Revenue-constrained strategic trade and industrial policy'
D. Leahy and J.P. Neary (2004) 'Revenue-constrained strategic trade and industrial policy'. Economics Letters, 82 :409-414 [IR Link] [Details]
2004 'Rivalry in uncertain export markets: commitment versus flexibility'
D. Leahy and G. Dewit (2004) 'Rivalry in uncertain export markets: commitment versus flexibility'. Journal of International Economics, 64 :195-209 [IR Link] [Details]
2003 'Follow-my-leader FDI and tacit collusion'
D. Leahy and S. Pavelin (2003) 'Follow-my-leader FDI and tacit collusion'. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 21 :439-453 [IR Link] [Details]
2001 'Robust rules for industrial policy in open economies'
D. Leahy and J.P. Neary (2001) 'Robust rules for industrial policy in open economies'. JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, 10 :393-409 [IR Link] [Details]
2001 'Strategic trade policy with heterogeneous costs'
D. Leahy and C. Montagna (2001) 'Strategic trade policy with heterogeneous costs'. Bulletin of Economic Research, 53 :177-182 [IR Link] [Details]
2000 'Strategic trade and industrial policy towards dynamic oligopoly'
D. Leahy and J.P. Neary (2000) 'Strategic trade and industrial policy towards dynamic oligopoly'. Economic Journal, 110 :484-508 [IR Link] [Details]
2000 'Temporary social dumping, union legalisation and FDI: A note on the strategic use of standards'
D. Leahy and C. Montagna (2000) 'Temporary social dumping, union legalisation and FDI: A note on the strategic use of standards'. JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, 9 :243-259 [IR Link] [Details]
2000 'Unionisation and foreign direct investment: challenging conventional wisdom?'
D. Leahy and C. Montagna (2000) 'Unionisation and foreign direct investment: challenging conventional wisdom?'. Economic Journal, 110 :C80-C92 [IR Link] [Details]
1999 'Learning by doing, precommitment and infant-industry promotion”, 1999, Review of Economic Studies, 66: 447-474'
D. Leahy and J.P. Neary (1999) 'Learning by doing, precommitment and infant-industry promotion”, 1999, Review of Economic Studies, 66: 447-474'. Review of Economic Studies, 66 :447-474 [IR Link] [Details]
1999 'R&D spillovers and the case for industrial policy in an open economy'
D. Leahy and J.P. Neary (1999) 'R&D spillovers and the case for industrial policy in an open economy'. OXFORD ECONOMIC PAPERS, 51 :40-59 [IR Link] [Details]
1997 'Public policy towards R&D in oligopolistic industries'
Leahy, D. and J.P. Neary (1997) 'Public policy towards R&D in oligopolistic industries'. American Economic Review, 87 :642-662 [IR Link] [Details]
1996 'International R&D rivalry and industrial strategy without government commitment'
Leahy, D. and J.P. Neary (1996) 'International R&D rivalry and industrial strategy without government commitment'. Review of International Economics, 4 :322-338 [Details]
1994 'Time consistency, learning by doing and infant industry protection: The linear case'
Leahy, D. and J.P. Neary (1994) 'Time consistency, learning by doing and infant industry protection: The linear case'. 26 :59-68 [IR Link] [Details]
1992 'Tariff policy towards a monopolist in the presence of persuasive advertising'
Leahy, D. (1992) 'Tariff policy towards a monopolist in the presence of persuasive advertising'. 24 :51-61 [IR Link] [Details]
1991 'Import protection as export promotion in oligopolistic markets with R&D'
Leahy, D. (1991) 'Import protection as export promotion in oligopolistic markets with R&D'. 23 :93-103 [IR Link] [Details]