Dr Aedín Doris

Economics

Lecturer

Rhetoric House
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(01) 708 3927

Biography

Aedín Doris has been a Lecturer in Maynooth's Economics Department since 1997, after undertaking her PhD at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

Aedín is an applied labour economist doing research mainly in the areas of earnings inequality, the economics of education and labour market public policy. Her research addresses policy-relevant questions using empirical analysis, typically of Irish data.

She has research interests in the determinants of earnings and earnings inequality; educational inequality; gender inequality in the labour market; the labour market effects of benefit systems; and higher education funding and access. She has published in leading international journals such as the Journal of Human Resources, Economica, the Economics of Education Review, the Journal of Economic Inequality and the IZA Journal of European Labor Studies.

In 2017, she was joint winner (with Bruce Chapman of Australian National University) of the Miriam Hederman O'Brien prize, awarded by the Foundation for Fiscal Studies for outstanding work in the area of fiscal policy.

Aedín is Managing Editor of the Economic and Social Review. She is a member of the government's Pensions Commission and of the External Advisory Group for IGEES (the Irish Government Economic and Evaluation Service).






Research Interests

Labour Economics, Economics of Inequality, Economics of Education, Labour Market Public Policy

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2020 'Does Reducing Unemployment Benefits During a Recession Reduce Youth Unemployment? Evidence from a 50% Cut in Unemployment Assistance'
Aedín Doris, Donal O'Neill, Olive Sweetman (2020) 'Does Reducing Unemployment Benefits During a Recession Reduce Youth Unemployment? Evidence from a 50% Cut in Unemployment Assistance'. Journal of Human Resources, 55 (3) [DOI] [Details]
2020 'How Important are Firms in Explaining Wage Changes During a Recession?'
Aedín Doris; Donal O'Neill; Olive Sweetman (2020) 'How Important are Firms in Explaining Wage Changes During a Recession?'. Economica, 87 (345):282-298 [DOI] [Details]
2019 'Modelling higher education financing reform for Ireland'
Bruce Chapman; Aedín Doris (2019) 'Modelling higher education financing reform for Ireland'. Economics of Education Review, 71 :109-119 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2019 'Ireland's Gender Wage Gap, Past and Present'
Aedín Doris (2019) 'Ireland's Gender Wage Gap, Past and Present'. Economic And Social Review, 50 :667-681 [full-text] [Details]
2015 'Wage Flexibility and the Great Recession: the response of the Irish Labour Market'
Aedin Doris, Donal O'Neill, Olive Sweetman (2015) 'Wage Flexibility and the Great Recession: the response of the Irish Labour Market'. IZA JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN LABOR STUDIES, 4:18 [full-text] [Details]
2013 'Gender, single-sex schooling and maths achievement'
Doris, A;O'Neill, D;Sweetman, O (2013) 'Gender, single-sex schooling and maths achievement'. Economics of Education Review, 35 :104-119 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2013 'Identification of the covariance structure of earnings using the GMM estimator'
Doris, A;O'Neill, D;Sweetman, O (2013) 'Identification of the covariance structure of earnings using the GMM estimator'. Journal of Economic Inequality, 11 :343-372 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2011 'GMM estimation of the covariance structure of longitudinal data on earnings'
Doris, A;O'Neill, D;Sweetman, O (2011) 'GMM estimation of the covariance structure of longitudinal data on earnings'. Stata Journal, 11 :439-459 [full-text] [Details]
2001 'The Changing Responsiveness of Labour Supply During the 1990s'
Aedín Doris (2001) 'The Changing Responsiveness of Labour Supply During the 1990s'. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 12 :68-82 [full-text] [Details]
1998 'Married women in the Irish part-time labour market'
Doris, A (1998) 'Married women in the Irish part-time labour market'. Economic And Social Review, 29 :157-178 [full-text] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2017 'Student financing of higher education'
Darragh Flannery; Aedín Doris; Bruce Chapman (2017) 'Student financing of higher education' In: Economic Insights on Higher Education Policy in Ireland: Evidence from a Public System. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. [DOI] [Details]
2000 'Wage Differentials and Labour Market Participation'
Aedín Doris (2000) 'Wage Differentials and Labour Market Participation' In: How Unequal? Men and Women in the Irish Labour Market. Dublin: Oaktree Press. [Details]
2000 'Taxes, Transfers and Labour Market Responses in Ireland: Where Do We Go from Here?'
Aedín Doris, Tim Callan and Brian Nolan (2000) 'Taxes, Transfers and Labour Market Responses in Ireland: Where Do We Go from Here?' In: Taxes, Transfers and Labour Market Responses: What Can Microsimulation Tell Us?. Dublin: Economic and Social Research Institute Policy Research Series No. 36. [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2016 Investing in National Ambition: a Strategy for Funding Higher Education.
Expert Group on Funding for Higher Education; Aedin Doris (contributor to Appendix 3) (2016) Investing in National Ambition: a Strategy for Funding Higher Education. Department of Education and Skills, Dublin. [Details]
2014 A National Evaluation of the HEAR and DARE Supplementary Admission Routes to Higher Education: Report Commissioned by the HEAR DARE Strategic Development Group of the Irish Universities Association.
Delma Byrne, Aedin Doris, Olive Sweetman, Ruth Casey, David Raffe (2014) A National Evaluation of the HEAR and DARE Supplementary Admission Routes to Higher Education: Report Commissioned by the HEAR DARE Strategic Development Group of the Irish Universities Association. HEAR DARE Strategic Development Group, Dublin. [full-text] [Details]
1999 Labour Supply Responses to the Minimum Wage, Chapter 4 in 'The Impact of the Minimum Wage in Ireland: Report for the Inter-Departmental Group on the Implementation of a National Minimum Wage.
Tim Callan and Aedín Doris (1999) Labour Supply Responses to the Minimum Wage, Chapter 4 in 'The Impact of the Minimum Wage in Ireland: Report for the Inter-Departmental Group on the Implementation of a National Minimum Wage. The Stationery Office, Government Publications Office, Dublin. [Details]

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1995 Trinity College Dublin MLitt
1998 European University Institute PhD