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Eoin Magennis


  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom


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Research Interests: Eoin’s research interests began with a PHD on the historical development of the Ireland's economy and political economy. This has sparked a life-long interest in the development of the economy  the island of Ireland, in particular in the period since 2000. This was first pursued as a POlicy Research Manager in InterTradeIreland for more than a decade before joining Ulster University's Economic Policy Centre in 2016. Over that period Eoin has researched a variety of aspects affecting the development of the NI and broader island economy including sectoral competitiveness, cross-border trade patterns and trends, characteristics of exporting firms, economic geography (and the rle of economic corridors), business cooperation and peace-building, and the role of policy entrepreneurship. Since joining the UUEPC Eoin has led on a nmber of projects from the impact of Brexit on different sub-regions in NI, the opportunities associated with City Deals (in Derry, Belfast and Mid-South-West), economic outlooks for the NI and local economies, and the impact of Covid-19 and the current inflationary surge.

Teaching: Eoin teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the subject areas of regional economics and competitiveness as well as providing supervision.  

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


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