Professor P.J. Drudy

Economics of Less Developed Countries 2004-05

B.Comm. (N.U.I.), B.A. (N.U.I.), M.Econ.Sc. (N.U.I.),
M.A. (Dubl. Cantab.), Ph.D. (Cantab.), F.T.C.D.

Positions Held
1967-69 Senior Research Assistant, Social Sciemces Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway,

1969-75 Junior Research Officer, Department of Land Economy,
University of Cambridge

1971-80 Fellow of St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge

1975-80 Lecturer in Economics, Department of
Land Economy, University of Cambridge

1980-85 Lecturer in Economics, Trinity College, Dublin

1983-92 Tutor, Trinity College, Dublin

1985-96 Senior Lecturer in Economics, Trinity College, Dublin

1988 Visiting Fellow, St. Edmund's College, University of Cambridge

1990 Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin
Co-Founder and Co- Director , Centre for Urban and Regional
Studies (CURS)

1992-95 Senior Dean, Trinity College, Dublin

1995-98 Bursar, Trinity College, Dublin

1996 Associate Professor of Economics, Trinity College, Dublin

1998-03 Director, Centre for Educational Access and Community
Development, Trinity College, Dublin

Junior Freshman, Introduction to Economic Policy
Junior Sophister, Environmental and Urban Economics
Junior Sophister, Economics of Less Developed Countries
Masters and Ph.D supervision

External Examiner
Cambridge University
London School of Economics
University of Zambia
National University of Ireland, University College, Dublin
Dublin City University
University of Limerick
University of Ulster

Research Interests
Economic and social change in urban areas
Urban and regional policy in the European Union
Regional incomes and costs of living in Ireland
Housing Policy
An Evaluation of Policies for People with Learning Difficulties

Administrative Experience
Has served on numerous Committees and bodies concerned with educational, financial, planning and development matters. These include the Regional Studies Association (Treasurer), Irish Branch of the Regional Studies Association (Chairman), the Management Committee of Regional Studies, Journal of the Regional Studies Association (Chairman), the Board of the European Institute for Comparative Urban Research, the European Economics Association, Dublin Docklands Development Authority, Board of the Urban Institute (joint UCD/TCD initiative), the Board of Trinity College and numerous other Committees.
Has acted as a consultant and adviser to a variety of public and voluntary bodies. These include the European Commission, the British Department of the Environment, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, Dublin Chamber of Commerce, South Dublin Chamber of Commerce and Dublin Regional Authority.

Selected Publications
The Galway Gaeltacht Survey, joint author, SSRC, Galway, (1971)

'Towards a Development Programme for Remote Rural Areas: A Case Study in North Norfolk', Regional Studies, Vol.5, No.4, 1971,
pp. 281-288, (joint author).

Introduction to the Theory of Production and Investment Appraisal in Agriculture, Research Paper No. 7, Social Sciences Research Centre, University College, Galway, 1972, 40pp.

'The Social Problems of Rural Communities', in The Common Agricultural Policy and Britain, edited by S.J. Rogers and B. Davey, Saxon House, 1973 (joint author), pp. 129-140.

'Land Use in Britain and Ireland', Anglo-Irish Studies, Vol.1, 1975, pp.105-116.

Regional and Rural Development : Essays in Theory and Practice, Alpha Academic Books, (1976)

Water Planning and the Regions, Proceedings of a Regional Studies Association Conference, London, 1977 (Editor), 48pp.

'Problems of Development in Remote Rural Regions: Case Studies in Britain and Ireland, Anglo-Irish Studies, Vol. 3, 1977 (joint author), pp. 56-70.

'Depopulation in a Prosperous Agricultural Sub-Region, 1951-1971', Regional Studies, Vol.12, No.1, 1978, pp. 49-60.

'Community Aspirations and Population Mobility', in Social Issues in Rural Norfolk, edited by M. J. Moseley, Centre for East Anglian Studies, Norwich, 1978, pp. 1-11.

'Population Mobility and Labour Supply in Rural Regions', Regional Studies, Vol.13, No.1, 1979 (joint author), pp.91-99.

Ireland : Land, Politics and People, Cambridge University Press (1982), Editor, 331pp.

Ireland and the European Community , joint Editor with Dermot McAleese, Cambridge University Press (1984), 269pp

The Irish in America : Emigration, Assimilation and Impact (1985), Editor, 359pp.

Ireland and Britain since 1922 (1986), Editor, 184pp.

'The Impact of Factory Development on Employment in Mid-Wales',
Urban Studies, Vol. 24, No. 5, 1987 (joint author), pp. 361-378.

'The Economic Implications of Concentration in the Eastern Region', in Concentration: The New Pale?, edited by N. O'Carroll,
Mid-West Regional Development Organisation, 1987, pp.43-58.

'The Preservation of Amenities and the Compensation Problem', in The Book of Dun Laoghaire, edited by S. Cannon, Warner Lambert Ireland, Dublin, 1987, pp. 138-141.

Regional Policy and National Development, Regional Studies Association, London 1987 (Joint Editor), 64pp.

'Growth Town Employment in Mid-Wales Revisited ', Urban Studies,
Vol. 25, 1988, pp. 532-537, (joint author).

'Dublin', in The City : The Engine of Economic Recovery, edited by Leo Klaassen and Leo van den Berg, Gower, 1989, pp. 112-128.

'Problems and Priorities in the Development of Rural Regions', in Regional Policy at the Crossroads : European Perspectives, edited by Louis Albrecht and Peter Roberts, Kingsley, London, 1989, pp. 125-141. Reprinted by the Hungarian Academy of Sciencesin 1995.

'Development in Mid-Wales : A Comment', Urban Studies, Vol. 27, No. 3, 1990, pp. 441-448, (joint author).

'The Regional Impact of Overseas Industry' in Overseas Industry in Ireland, edited by A. Foley and D. McAleese, Gill and Macmillan, Dublin, 1991, pp.152-169.

'Demographic and Economic Change in Dublin in Recent Decades', in Crisis in Dublin, edited by Andrew MacLaran, Trinity College Papers in Geography, Dublin, 1991, pp. 17-25.

'Road Congestion : Some Simple Economic Principles', in Transport in Dublin : Policy and Practice, edited by J. O'Sullivan, An Taisce, Dublin, 1991, pp. 17-19.

Industrial Property Development in Dublin, 1960-1991 Sherry Fitzgerald and CURS, Dublin, 1991, 18 pp. (joint author).

'Advance Factories in Peripheral Areas : The Case of Mid-Wales' in Spatial Policy in a Divided Nation, edited by R.T. Harrison and M. Hart, Kingsley, London, 1993, pp. 108-125, (joint author).

Dublin : Economic and Social Trends, Volume 1, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, Trinity College, Dublin, 1994, 40 pp. (joint author).

Ireland : A Region of the European Union, European Commission, Brussels, 1994, 16 pp.

'From Protectionism to Enterprise: A Review of Irish Industrial Policy', in Andrew E. Burke (ed.), Enterprise and the Irish Economy, Dublin, Oak Tree Press, 1995,
pp. 71-89.

Dublin : Economic and Social Trends (ed with Andrew MacLaran), Vol. 2, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, Trinity College Dublin, 1996, (joint Editor), 57 pp.

Towards and Development Strategy for South Dublin, South Dublin Chamber of Commerce, Dublin, 1997, (with Michael Punch), 102 pp.

Dublin Docklands Area Master Plan, Dublin Docklands Development Authority, 1997, (joint author with L. Bradshaw et al.), 202 pp

Economic and Social Structure and Incomes : Dublin and the Regions, Dublin Regional Authority, Dublin, 1997, 100pp.

'Ireland' in Frans Somers (ed.), European Union Economies, Third Edition, Addison Wesley Longman, London, 1998, pp. 182-200.

'Economic and Social Structure in Dublin and the Mid-East: Towards a Sustainable Development Strategy' (with M. Punch), in J. Meldon (ed.), Learning Sustainability by Doing : Sustainability and the Regions, An Taisce and the European Commission, Dublin, 1998, pp. 73-86.

'Dublin Docklands: The Way Forward', in J. Killen and A. MacLaran (eds), Dublin: Contemporary Issues and Trends, Geographical Society of Ireland and CURS, 1999, pp. 35-47.

The Regional Problem and Urban Disadvantage, Trinity Economics Papers, Trinity College, Dublin, 1999, 58pp.

Housing: A New Approach, Report of the Housing Commission, Irish Labour Party, 1999, 45 pp.

'Economic Restructuring, Urban Change and Development : The Case of Dublin', Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, Vol. 29, 1999/2000. (joint author)

Dublin: Economic and Social Trends (with Andrew MacLaran), Vol. 3, 2001, Dublin, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, Trinity College, (with Andrew MacLaran), 60 pp.

'Housing and Inequality' in Rich and Poor : Perspectives on Tackling Inequality, edited by Sara Cantillon et al., Oak Tree Press, 2001,
(with Michael Punch), pp. 237-264.

'Housing Models and Inequality : Perspectives on Recent Irish Experience',
Housing Studies, (with Michael Punch), Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 657-672

'Housing Models and Housing Rights: A Framework for Discussion', in Housing Rights: A New Agenda, Threshold and CURS, Dublin, 2002, pp. 1-14, (with Michael Punch).

'Housing: A Home or a Commodity? The Challenge for Policy', Building Material, Journal of the Architectural Association of Ireland, Vol 12, Autumn 2004, pp 58-63

'Dublin: Economic and Social Trends', Vol 4, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, Trinity College Dublin, 2004, pp.60

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