Karl Whelan is Professor of Economics at UCD. After obtaining his PhD from MIT in 1997, he worked for over ten years in central banks, first at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington and then at the Central Bank of Ireland. His research is generally concentrated in applied macroeconomics and has been published in leading journals such as American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Monetary Economics, and Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking. Prof Whelan is a regular contributor to irisheconomy.ie and a fellow of the Royal Irish Academy.
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