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  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 56 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
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Personal profile


Dr. David Duffy is a member of IRISS and Lecturer in economics at Ulster University. He obtained a degree in Economics from Queens University Belfast, with his M.Econ.Sc and PhD from University College Cork.Before joining Ulster University David worked at the University of Portsmouth, National University of Ireland, Galway and at University College Cork.His research interests include public finance, public choice, institutions and growth, the history of thought and fiscal policy.David's research has been published in several international peer reviewed journals such as the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Constitutional Political Economy, Economic Modelling, Environmental Management, Scottish Journal of Political Economy and the Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice. In addition he has also carried out knowledge transfer work for industry and public bodies.David is second Vice Chair on the Board of the International Network for Economic Research(INFER) and is Chair of the INFER Publication Committee and Editor of the INFER Working Paper Series.TeachingModule coordinator for ECO112 Microeconomic Principles Module coordinator for ECO113 Macroeconomic Principles Module coordinator for ECO332 Macroeconomics 2 Module coordinator for ECO541 Issues in Macroeconomics Undergraduate Dissertation Supervisor First Year Tutor in Economics Studies Advisor External Examiner at University College Cork

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Research Output 2006 2019

  • 56 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 10 Article
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Working paper

Fiscal policy, government size and EMU business cycle synchronization

Bunyan, S., Duffy, D., Filis, G. & Tingbani, I., 1 Nov 2019, In : Scottish Journal of Political Economy. p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
business cycle
fiscal policy

Bilateral business cycle synchronisation in the EMU: What is the role of fiscal policy and government size?

Bunyan, S., Duffy, D., Filis, G. & Tingban, I., Aug 2018, 34 p. (INFER Working Papers Series).

Research output: Working paper

Fiscal policy
Government size
Business cycle synchronization
6 Citations (Scopus)

Business cycle synchronisation in EMU: Can fiscal policy bring member-countries closer?

Degiannakis, S., Duffy, D., Filis, G. & Livada, A., Jan 2016, In : Economic Modelling. 52, B, p. 551-563

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Business cycle synchronization
Fiscal policy
Business cycles
Macroeconomic stabilization
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
collective action
Climate change
climate change
Sea level
4 Citations (Scopus)

Keynes and the Confidence Fairies

Considine, J. & Duffy, D., 6 Jan 2016, In : Cambridge Journal of Economics. 40, 1, p. 309-325

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
John Maynard Keynes
Psychological factors

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Visiting an external academic institution

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies

David Duffy (Visiting lecturer)

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution