Charles Larkin

Charles Larkin

Visiting Research Assistant


Charles Larkin, (Discip. Schol.) B.A., Ph.D. [TCD] is Director of Research at the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Bath. He was previously special advisor to the Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Health, Dr. Michael Harty, TD (Ind.) and to Senator Sean Barrett (Ind.) of the Irish Senate. Dr. Larkin is also an adjunct assistant professor at Trinity College Dublin, Johns Hopkins University and the Institute of Public Administration (Dublin). Dr. Larkin also holds non-executive director positions as member of the governing authority of Technological University Dublin and the board of Accounting Technicians Ireland. Dr. Larkin has authored several items of Irish legislation and over 60 scholarly articles, most especially in the areas of finance, cryptocurrencies and public policy economics. Charles has multiple media appearances, including appearing on RTE, Virgin Media and the BBC. 

Google Scholar:
Cites: 1382
h-index: 16

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Field-weighted citation impact 2017-Present: 7.88 
Citation count: 483

Top 25% of economists in Ireland on the basis of publications over the last 10 years. 
Top 25% of economists in the UK on the basis of publications over the last 10 years.