Alan Barrett
Adjunct Professor, Economics
Adjunct Professor, Sch Office Social Sciences & Philosophy

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Alan Barrett; Eibhlin Hudson, Peer Groups, Employment Status and Depressive Symptoms Among Older Adults in Ireland, Journal of Population Ageing, 7, (1), 2014, p43 - 54 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Alan Barrett; Vincent O'Sullivan, The Wealth, Health and Well-being of Ireland's Older People before and during the Economic Crisis, Applied Economics Letters, 21, (10), 2014, p675 - 678 Journal Article, 2014 DOI TARA - Full Text

Alan Barrett; Irene Mosca, Increasing the State Pension Age, the Recession and Expected Retirement Ages, Economic and Social Review, 44, (4), 2013, p447 - 472 Journal Article, 2013 URL TARA - Full Text

Barrett, Alan; Mosca, Irene, The Psychic Costs of Migration: Evidence from Irish Return Migrants, Journal of Population Economics, 26, (2), 2013, p483 - 506 Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text

Barrett, Alan; McGuinness, Seamus; O'Brien, Martin; O'Connell, Philip J., Immigrants and Employer-provided Training, Journal of Labor Research, 34, (1), 2013, p52 - 78 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Barrett, Alan; Mosca, Irene , Early-life Causes and Later-life Consequences of Migration: Evidence from Older Irish Adults, Journal of Population Ageing, 6, (1-2), 2013, p29 - 45 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Barrett, Alan; Joyce, Corona; Maitre, Bertrand , Immigrants and Welfare Receipt in Ireland, International Journal of Manpower, 34, (2), 2013, p142 - 154 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Alan Barrett, Social Isolation, Loneliness and Return Migration: Evidence from Older Irish Adults, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 39, (10), 2013, p1659 - 1677 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Barrett, Alan; Maitre, Bertrand, Immigrant Welfare Receipt across Europe, International Journal of Manpower, 34, (1), 2013, p8 - 23 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

EU Enlargement and Ireland's Labour Market in, Free Movement of Workers and Labour Market Adjustment: Recent Experiences from OECD Countries and the EU, Paris, OECD, 2012, pp107 - 116, [Barrett, Alan] Book Chapter, 2012 DOI

Barrett, Alan; McGuinness, Seamus; O'Brien, Martin, The Immigrant Earnings Disadvantage across the Earnings and Skills Distributions: The Case of Immigrants for the EU's New Member States, British Journal of Industrial Relations, 50, (3), 2012, p457 - 481 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Zimmerman, Klaus F.; Kahanec, Martin; Giulietti, Corrado; Guzi, Martin; Barrett,Alan; Maitre,Bertrand , Study on Active Inclusion of Migrants, Bonn, IZA, January , 2012 Report, 2012

Nivakoski, Sanna; Barrett, Alan, Supplementary Pensions and the Income of Ireland's Retirees , Dublin, TILDA - Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, November, 2012 Report, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Barrett, Alan; McGuinness, Seamus, The Irish Labour Market and the Great Recession, CESifo DICE Report, 2012, (2), 2012, p27 - 33 Journal Article, 2012

Barrett, Alan, Welfare and Immigration, Florence, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, July, 2012 Report, 2012

Barrett, Alan; Kearney, Ide; Conefrey, Thomas; O'Sullivan, Cormac, Quarterly Economic Commentary, Winter 2010, Dublin, ESRI, January, 2011 Report, 2011 TARA - Full Text

Barrett, Alan; McGuinness, Seamus; O'Brien, Martin, The Immigrant Earnings Disadvantage across the Earnings and Skills Distributions: The Case of Immigrants from the EU's New Member States, British Journal of Industrial Relations, DOI:, (10.1111/j.1467-8543x), 2011 Journal Article, 2011

Barrett, Alan; Kelly, Elish, The Impact of Ireland's Recession on the Labour Market Outcomes of its Immigrants, European Journal of Population, 28, (1), 2011, p99 - 111 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Barrett,Alan; Bergin,Adele; Kelly,Elish, Estimating the Impact of Immigration on Wages in Ireland, The Economic and Social Review, 42, (1), 2011, p1 - 26 Journal Article, 2011

Barrett, Alan; Goggin, Jean,, Returning to the Question of a Wage Premium for Returning Migrants, National Institute Economic Review, 213, (July), 2010 Journal Article, 2010

Barrett,Alan; Bergin,Adele, Estimating the Impact of Immigration in Ireland, Nordic Journal of Political Economy, 35, (2), 2009, p1 - 15 Journal Article, 2009

EU Enlargement and Ireland's Labour Market in, editor(s)Kahanec, M; Zimmermann, K.F. , EU Labor Markets after Post -Enlargement Migration, Berlin, Springer, 2009, [Barrett, A] Book Chapter, 2009

Barrett, Alan; McCarthy, Yvonne, "Immigrants and Welfare Programmes; Exploring the Interactions between Immigrant Characteristics, Immigrant Welfare Dependence and Welfare Policy", Oxford Review of Economic Policy , Vol. 24, (No. 3), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Barrett, Alan; Kelly, Eilish, "How reliable is the Quarterly National Household Survey for Migration Research", Economic and Social Review, Vol. 39, (No. 3), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Barrett, Alan; Duffy, David, "Are Ireland's Immigrants Integrating into its Labour Market?", International Migration Review, Vol. 42, (No. 3), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Barrett, Alan; McCarthy, Yvonne, "The Earnings of Immigrants in Ireland; Results from the 2005 EU Survey of Income nad Living Conditions", Quarterly Economic Commentary, Winter, 2007 Journal Article, 2007

Barrett, Alan; McCarthy, Yvonne, "Immigrants in a Booming Economy; Analysing their Earnings and Welfare Dependence", Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, Vol. 21, (No. 4-5), 2007 Journal Article, 2007

Barrett, Alan; Bergin, Adele; Duffy, David, "The Labour Market Characteristics and Labour Market Impacts of Immigrants in Ireland, Economic and Social Review, Vol. 37, (No. 1), 2006 Journal Article, 2006

Barrett, Alan; Bergin, Adele in Callan, Tim and Doris, Aedin (eds.), "Assessing Age-related Pressures on the Public Finances, 2005-2050", Budget Perspectives 2006 (Proceedings of a conference co-hosted by ESRI and the Foundation for Fiscal Studies 11 October, 2005 Journal Article, 2005

Barret, Alan; in Zimmermann, K; (ed), "Irish Migration: Causes, Characteristics and Consequences", European Migration: What Do We Know?, 2005 Journal Article, 2005

Barrett, Alan; Lucey, Brian, "An Analysis of the Journal Article Ouput of Irish-based Economists, 1970-2001, Economic and Social Review, Vol. 34, (No. 2), 2003 Journal Article, 2003

Barrett, Alan; Fitzgerald, John; Nolan, Brian, "Earnings Inequality, Returns to Education and Immigration in Ireland", Labour Economics, Vol. 9, (No. 5), 2002 Journal Article, 2002

Barrett, Alan; in OECD, "Return Migration of Highly-Skilled Irish into Ireland and Their impact on GNP and Earnings Inequality", International Mobility of the Highly Skilled, Paris, 2002 Journal Article, 2002

Barrett, Alan; O'Connell, Philip J., "Does Training Generally Work? The Returns to In-company training", Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 54, (No. 3), 2001 Journal Article, 2001

Barrett, Alan; O'Connell, Philip J., "Is there a Wage Premium for Returning Irish Migrants?", Economic and Social Review, Vol. 32, (No. 1), 2001 Journal Article, 2001

Barret, Alan; Fitzgerald, John; Nolan, Brian in Nolan, Brian, Philip J. O'Connell and Christopher T. Whelan (eds), "Earnings Inequality, Returns to Education and Low Pay", Bust to Boom: The Irish Experience of Growth and Inequality, Dublin: Institute of Public Administration, 2000 Journal Article, 2000

Barrett, Alan; Callan, T.; Nolan, B., "Returns to Education in the Irish Youth Labour Market", Journal of Popular Economics, Vol. 12, (No. 2), 1999 Journal Article, 1999

Barrett, Alan; Callan, T.; Nolan, B., "Rising Wage Inequality, Returns to Educaion and Labour Market Institutions; Evidence from Ireland", British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 37, (No. 1), 1999 Journal Article, 1999

Barrett, Alan with Hoevels, Ben;, "Towards a Rate of Return on Training: Assessing the Research on the Benefits of Employer-Provided Training", European Vocational Training Journal, May-August, No. 14, 1998 Journal Article, 1998

Barrett, Alan, "The Effect of Immigrant Admission Criteria on Immigrant Labour Market Characteristics", Population Research and Policy Review, Vol. 17, (No. 5), 1998 Journal Article, 1998

Barrett, Alan; Lawlor, John, "Questioning the Waste Hierarchy: The Case of a Region with a Low Population Density", Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Vol. 40, (No. 1), 1997 Journal Article, 1997

Barrett, Alan, "Did the Decline Continue? Comparing the Labor Market Quality of United States Immigrants from the Late 1970s and Late 1960s", Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 9, (No. 1), 1996 Journal Article, 1996

Barrett, Alan, "The Greencard Lottery Winners: Are They More or Less Skilled than Other Immigrants?", Economics Letters, Vol. 52, (No. 3), 1996 Journal Article, 1996

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Alan Barrett, George Savva, Virpi Timonen and Rose Anne Kenny (eds), Fifty plus in Ireland 2011: First results from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, May, 2011 Report, 2011 TARA - Full Text

Retirement and Labour Market Participation in, editor(s)Alan Barrett, George Savva, Virpi Timonen and Rose Anne Kenny , Fifty Plus in Ireland 2011. First results from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), Dublin, TILDA, 2011, pp219-242 , [Mosca, Irene; Barrett, Alan] Book Chapter, 2011 TARA - Full Text

Barrett, Alan; Kelly, Elish, The Impact of Ireland's Recession on the Labour Market Outcomes of its Immigrants, 2010 Working Paper, 2010 TARA - Full Text