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Frances Ruane

Former Director of the Economic and Social Research Agency

Frances Ruane is former Director of the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), before she was Professor of Economics at Trinity College Dublin (TCD). She is currently an Honorary Professor and Honorary Fellow at TCD, and a Research Affiliate at the ESRI. A graduate of UCD (BA, MA) and at University of Oxford (BPhil, D Phil), her research interests are in economic development, globalization and public policy making.