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Dr. Sean Barrett
Fellow Emeritus, Economics

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Ryanair and the Low Cost Revolution in, editor(s)John F. O'Connell & George Williams , Air Transport in the 21st Century: Key Strategic Developments, Cranfield, Ashgate, 2011, pp113-128 , [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 2011

Sean D. Barrett, The EU/IMF Rescue Programme for Ireland 2010-13, Economic Affairs, 31, (2), 2011, p53-57 Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text

The emergence of the low cost carrier sector in, editor(s)Graham, A., Papatheodorou, A., and Forsyth, P. , Aviation and Tourism; Implications for Leisure Travel, Ashgate, 2010, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 2010

Sean D. Barrett, MARKET COMPETITION, COMMUNITY RATING, RISK EQUALISATION AND EFFICIENCY IN HEALTH INSURANCE - A CASE STUDY, Economic Affairs, 29, (2), 2009, p50-55 Journal Article, 2009

Transforming Air Transport in Ireland in, editor(s)Clifton, J., Comin, F., and Diaz-Fuentes, D. , Transforming Public Enterprise in Europe and North America, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, [Barrett, S.] Book Chapter, 2007

Barrett, S., Regulatory Capture, Property Rights and Taxi Deregulation, A Case Study, Round Table 133, Paris, OECD/ECMT Transport Research Centre, 2007 Book, 2007

The Sustainability of the Ryanair model in, editor(s)Lawton, T. , Strategic Management in Aviation, Ashgate, 2007, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 2007

Barrett, S.D., Regulating Europe's Skies, Routledge, 2007 Book, 2007

Implications for Physical and Social Infrastructure in, editor(s)Mulreany, M. , Looking Ahead, Public Service 2022, Dublin, Institute of Public Administration, 2007, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 2007

John Kells Ingram, Maguire, J., Dictionary of Irish Biography, Royal Irish Academy, 2007, [Barrett, S.D.] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2007

Privatisation in Ireland in, editor(s)Kothenberger, M., Sinn H-W, and Whalley ,J. , Privatization Experiences in the European Union, MIT Press, 2006, pp265 - 288, [Barrett, S.] Book Chapter, 2006

Barrett, S.D., Commercialising a national airline-the Aer Lingus case study, Journal of Air Transport Management, 12, 2006, p159 - 167 Journal Article, 2006

Barrett, S., Evaluating Transport 21- Some Economic Aspects, Quarterly Economic Commentary, 2006, p36 - 58 Journal Article, 2006

Barrett, S., The Economics of Restructuring Irish Universities, Administration, 54, 2006, p43 - 62 Journal Article, 2006

Barrett, S.D., The role of airports in the transport chain, Round Table 126, Airports as Multimodal Interchange Modes, European Conference of Ministers of Transport, Paris, 2005, pp41 - 66 Conference Paper, 2005

Barrett, S.D., The benefits of deregulation, in European Conference of Ministers of Transport, 16th International Symposium on Theory and Practice in Transport Economics, 50 Years of Transport Research; Experience Gained and Major Challenges Ahead, Paris, 2005, pp229 - 246 Conference Paper, 2005

Barrett, S.D., How do the demands for airport services differ between full-service carriers and low-cost carriers?, Journal of Air Transport Management, 10, 2004, p33 - 39 Journal Article, 2004

Bus Competition in Ireland- The Case for Market Forces in, Quarterly Economic Commentary, Dublin, Economic and Social Research Institute Autumn, 2004, pp69 - 88, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 2004

Barrett, S.D., The Sustainability of the Ryanair Model, International Journal of Transport Management, 2, 2004, p89 - 98 Journal Article, 2004

Barrett, S.D., The Reform of Health Services in Ireland, Irish Banking Review, 2003 Journal Article, 2003

The Irish Strategic Rail Review; A Critique in, Quarterly Economic Commentary, Dublin, Economic and Social Research Institute, 2003, pp40 - 58, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 2003

Barrett, S.D., Regulatory Capture, Property Rights and Taxi Deregulation; a Case Study, Economic Affairs, 2003, p34 - 40 Journal Article, 2003

John Kells Ingram 1823-1907, Lawlor, B., The Encyclopaedia of Ireland, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 2003, [Barrett, S.D.] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2003

The Naas Motorway Bypass- A Cost Benefit Analysis in, editor(s)M. Mulreany , Cost Benefit Analysis Readings, Dublin, Institute of Public Administration, 2002, pp266 - 282, [Barrett, S.D., Mooney D.] Book Chapter, 2002

Airport Competition in the Deregulated European Aviation Market in, editor(s)P. Forsyth, K. Button, and P. Nijkamp , Classics in Transport Analysis, Vol. 2, Air Transport, Elgar, 2002, pp575 - 592, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 2002

The End of University Autonomy in Ireland in, editor(s)Hoey-Heferon,A., and Hefferon,J. , Beyond the Ivory Tower, the University in the New Millenium, Cork, Mercier, in association with the Convocation of the National University of Ireland, 2001, pp81 - 88, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 2001

Barrett, S.D., Market Entry to the full-service airline market- a case study from the deregulated European aviation sector, Journal of Air Transport Management, 7, 2001, p189 - 193 Journal Article, 2001

Barrett, S.D., Airport Competition in the Deregulated European Aviation Market, Journal of Air Transport Management, 6, 2000, p13 - 27 Journal Article, 2000

Barrett, S.D., Peripheral Market Entry, Product Differentiation, Supplier Rents and Sustainability in the , Journal of Air Transport Management, 5, 1999, p21 - 30 Journal Article, 1999

Case Study-Ireland in, editor(s)Parker,D. , Privatisation in the European Union, Theory, Policy and Perspectives, London, Routledge, 1998, pp136 - 149, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 1998

Barrett, S.D., Policy Changes, Output Growth and Investment in Irish Tourism,1986-1996, Irish Banking Review, 1997, p39 - 48 Journal Article, 1997

Development Effects at Airports in, editor(s)Bannister,D. , Transport and Urban Development, London, Spon, 1995, pp212 - 217, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 1995

Barrett, S.D., The Culleton Report-Three Years On, Irish Banking Review, 1995, p43 - 51 Journal Article, 1995

The Transition from Rent-Seeking to Contestability in, Essays in Honour of Bijorn Andersen, Molde, 1995, pp11 - 30, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 1995

Barrett, S.D., Measuring Rail Productivity in Ireland- a Comment, Economic and Social Review, 26, (3), 1995, p323 - 326 Journal Article, 1995

Private Sector Investment in Transport Infrastructure in Europe in, editor(s)Bannister,D., Capello,R., and Nijkamp,P. , European Transport and Communications Networks, Wiley, 1995, pp191 - 220, [Barrett, S.D., Bannister,D., and Andersen,B.] Book Chapter, 1995

Rent-Seeking Opportunities in, editor(s)Burke,A. , Entrepreneurship and the Irish Economy, Dublin, Oak Tree, 1995, pp271 - 288, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 1995

Barrett, S.D., Ireland-The National Development Plan 1994-1999, Irish Banking Review, 1994, p33 - 44 Journal Article, 1994

Regulatory Regimes in European Transport and Market Contestability in, editor(s)Nijkamp,P. , Europe on the Move, European Science Foundation/Avebury, 1994, pp213 - 230, [Barrett, S.D., Banister,D., Berechman,J., Andersen,B., and Mendoza,G] Book Chapter, 1994

Barrett, S.D., The Effects of European Integration on the Industrial Policies of Peripheral Regions, Peripherality and Logistics in the new Europe, 1994, p68 - 89 Journal Article, 1994

Air Transport Markets in, editor(s)Bannister,D., and Berechman,J. , Transportation in a Unified Europe, Elsevier, 1993, pp91 - 123, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 1993

Barrett, S.D., The Expenditure of EC Structural Funds in Ireland, Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1993 Journal Article, 1993

Barrett, S.D., Anderson,B., Banister,D., and Button,K., Access Facilities in a Competitive Transport Market, Transportation Planning and Technology, 17, 1993, p341 - 348 Journal Article, 1993

Barrett, S.D., Barriers to Contestability in the Deregulated European Aviation Market, Transportation Research, 26a, (2), 1992, p159 - 165 Journal Article, 1992

Barrett, S.D., Minority Report, Report of the Review Group on Commercial Harbours and Pilotage Legislation, 1992, p69 - 75 Journal Article, 1992

American Deregulation and European Liberalisation in, editor(s)Bannister,D., and Button,K. , Transport in a Free Market Economy, Macmillan, 1991, pp242 - 248, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 1991

Barrett, S.D., Transport Policy in Ireland in the 1990s, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 1991, 135pp Book, 1991

Transport Deregulation and Privatisation in, editor(s)Convery,F,, and McDowell,M. , Privatisation, Issues of Principle and Implementation in Ireland, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 1991, pp357 - 366, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 1991

Barrett, S.D., Deregulating European Aviation- A Case Study, Transportation, 16, 1990, p311 - 327 Journal Article, 1990

Barrett, S.D., Is Irish Public Sector Employment a Burden?, Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, XXXVI,, (11), 1990, p23 - 28 Journal Article, 1990

Barrett, S.D., Europe's Congested Airspace- Time for Market Solutions, Journal of Economic Affairs, 9, (5), 1989, p29 - 31 Journal Article, 1989

Barrett, S.D., Measuring Poverty in Ireland; An Assessment of Recent Studies, Economic and Social Review, 20, (4), 1989, p353 - 360 Journal Article, 1989

Barrett, S.D., European Air Transport- Uncabin the Consumer, Journal of Economic Affairs, 8, (2), 1988, p27 - 30 Journal Article, 1988

Barrett, S.D., Are Subsidies Efficient?, Irish Banking Review, 1988, p21 - 33 Journal Article, 1988

Barrett, S.D., Flying High- Airline Price and European Deregulation, London, Gower, 1987 Book, 1987

Barrett, S.D., Barrington, T.J., Planned Obsolescence Should be the Aim of Every Public Servant, Administration, 32, (4), 1985, p363 - 383 Journal Article, 1985

Barrett, S.D., A Cost Benefit Analysis of the Naas Motorway Bypass, Quarterly Economic Commentary, 1984, p21 - 34 Journal Article, 1984

The User Pays Principle: Theory and Applications in, editor(s)Blackwell,J., and Convery,F. , Promise and Performance, Irish Environmental Policies Analysed, Dublin, UCD Resource and Environmental Policy Centre, 1983, pp357 - 365, [Barrett, S.D., Walsh, B.] Book Chapter, 1983

The Anti-Inflationary Programmes of the Irish Political Parties in 1981, in Inflation in the Irish Economy in, editor(s)McAleese,D., and Ryan,L. , An Irish Perspective, Dublin, Helicon, 1982, pp99 - 106, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 1982

Barrett, S.D., Transport Policy in Ireland, Dublin, Irish Management Institute, 1982, 200pp Book, 1982

Value for Money in Public Investment in, editor(s)McCarthy,C., and Ryan, L. , Applied Economic Problems, Dublin, Helicon, 1982, pp100 - 105, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 1982

Barrett, S.D., Jackson,P.M., How to Lakerise European Air Fares, Journal of Economic Affairs, 1, (2), 1981, p97 - 99 Journal Article, 1981

Barrett, S.D., The Economic Evaluation of Road Investment in the Republic of Ireland, Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1976, p1 - 29 Journal Article, 1976

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Barrett, S.D., RTE radio Morning Ireland, 2 programmes on risk equalisation in health insurance, 2007, - Miscellaneous, 2007

Barrett, S.D., The pay increase application of Irish university heads, 2007, - Miscellaneous, 2007

Barrett, S.D., Conference session chairman, 2nd National Summit on Infrastructure, March 14th, 2007, Dublin Meetings /Conferences Organised, 2007

Barrett, S.D., FitzGerald G., Education in Ireland, Progressive Democrats conference, February 17th, 2007, National University of Ireland, Wexford Meetings /Conferences Organised, 2007

Barrett, S.D., The Ryanair Takeover Bid for Aer Lingus- A New Role for LCCs or for Competition Policy, German Aviation Research Society workshop on Competition in the Airline and Airport Industry, Hamburg, February 14th , 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

Barrett, S.D., Walshe B., The economic legacy of Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Charles Haughey on the occasion of the death of Mr Haughey, 2006, - Miscellaneous, 2006

Barrett, S.D., Transforming Public Enterprises: Networks, Integration and Transnationalisation, XIV International Economic History Congress, Session 119, Helsinki, August, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Barrett, S.D., Transport 21, Mullingar; Irish Auctioneers and Valuers Institute, Professional Development Meeting, Summer, 25, (3), Institute in The Property Valuer, 2006, pp4 - 7 Conference Paper, 2006

Barrett, S.D., What are the Ongoing Investment Needs of the Country?, National Infrastructure Summit, Dublin. Irish Management Institute, May, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Barrett, S.D., Today with Pat Kenny, The possible strike at Aer Lingus, 2006, - Miscellaneous, 2006

Barrett, S.D., The Outlook for the Irish Economy, Farmers' Journal conference on n-Farm Off-Farm Investment Decisions, Mullingar, November, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Barrett, S.D., The Celtic Tiger- Origins and Prospects, Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, Annual Convention, Adare, May, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Barrett, S.D., RTE radio Morning Ireland, the Aer Lingus IPO Propectus, 2006, - Miscellaneous, 2006

Barrett, S.D., TV3 Ireland AM, The Dublin Airport Investment Plan, 2006, - Miscellaneous, 2006

Barrett, S.D., Chain Reaction, Series 2, Watergate to Willie Walsh and Michael O'Leary, a 1 hr programme on airline deregulation, 2006, - Miscellaneous, 2006

Barrett, S.D., Investment to Spur Economic Growth and Reduce Poverty, Session XVI, Sixth Herzliya Conference, Herzliya, Israel, January, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Barrett S. D., Review of Achievers, by Ivor Kenny , Irish Book Review, 2005 Review, 2005

Barrett S. D., (De-)Regulation of the Taxi Industry, Taxi Deregulation in Ireland, European Conference of Ministers of Transport, Round Table 133, Paris, April, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Barrett, S.D., Ireland's Infrastructure: Planning the Future and the Role of the Private Sector, MBA Association of Ireland, Dublin, February, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Barrett, S.D., Regulatory Capture, Property Rights and Taxi Deregulation- A Case Study, Round Table 133, (De-) Regulation of the Taxi Industry, Joint OECD/ECMT Transport Research Centre, Paris, March, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Barrett, S.D., Is Free Trade Fairer Trade?, Inter Isles Forum/North South Forum, Derry / Londonderry, April, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Barrett, S.D., Deregulating Transport Markets, graduate seminar, November, 2005, National University of Ireland, Maynooth Meetings /Conferences Organised, 2005

Barrett, S.D., Globalisation, Workers' Rights and the Services Sector; Oxford Round Table, Adapting to Globalisation in the 21st Century, St Antony's College, Oxford, August, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Barrett, S.D., The Need for Radical Transport Policy, Progressive Democrats Annual Conference, Cork, April , 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Barrett, S.D., An Economic Measure of the Future- An Irish, European and Global View, Annual Conference of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland, June, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Barrett, S.D., Creating Competitiveness, Cork Chamber of Commerce Competitive Cork conference, October, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Barrett, S.D., Governance, Accountability and Financial Management in the Public Sector, Public Affairs Ireland conference, Dublin, November, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

Barrett, S.D., Are Irish Consumers being Short-Changed?, Fianna Fail Central Group, Temple Bar, Dublin, January, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

Barrett, S.D., Privatisation in Ireland, CESifo Working Paper 1170, 2004 Working Paper, 2004

Barrett, S.D., Airports and Communities in a Deregulated Market, Hamburg Aviation Conference, February, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

Barrett, S.D., Competition and Regulation; Substitutes or Complements, in 50 Years of Transport Research; Experience Gained and Major Challenges Ahead, 16th International Symposium on Theory and Practice in Transport Economics, European Conference of Ministers of Transport, Budapest, October, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Barrett, S.D., Low Air Fares and Deregulation- The Wider Economic Benefits, Nykoping Tourism Conference, Sweden, May, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Barrett, S.D., The Ryanair Case Study- New Market Entry in the Deregulated European Market for Airlines and Airports, Aviation Management and Research Conference, Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, July, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Barrett, S.D., In Praise of Foreign Direct Investment, ISME Conference, Kilkenny, November, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Barrett, S.D., Economic Prospects for Ireland Post Celtic Tiger, Colmcille Winter School, Gartan, Donegal., March, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Barrett, S.D., Bus Deregulation in Ireland, Trinity Economic Paper No.8, 2001 Journal Article, 2001

Regulation and Deregulation in, editor(s)Mangan, J., and Mangan, K. , Logistics and Transport in the Irish Economy, Dublin, Irish Management Institute, 2000, pp55 - 66, [Barrett, S.D.] Book Chapter, 2000

Barrett, S.D., The Economics of Competition in Health Insurance- The Irish Case Study, Trinity Economic Paper No.9, 2000 Journal Article, 2000

Barrett, S.D., Copmpetitiveness and Contestability in the Irish Media Sector, Trinity Economic Paper No. 3, 2000 Journal Article, 2000

Barrett, S.D., John Kells Ingram 1823-1907, Hermethena, 1998, p5 - 30 Journal Article, 1998

Barrett, S.D., The Outlook for European Aviation, Trinity Economic Papers, 1997 Journal Article, 1997

Barrett, S.D., The Implications of the Ireland/UK Airline Deregulation for an EU Internal Market, Journal of Air Transport Management, 1997 Journal Article, 1997

Barrett, S.D., The Tourist Industry Capacity and Increased Investment Opportunities, OECD Tourism Committee and Mexican Ministry of Tourism conference on Future Challenges in Tourism Policies, Mexico City, November, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

Barrett, S.D., The Effects of European Integration on the Industrial Policies of Peripheral Regions, Finland conference on Peripherality and Logistics in the new Europe, Centre for Maritime Studies, University of Turku, Turku, March, 1994 Conference Paper, 1994

Barrett, S.D., Aviation and the Pursuit of Conrtestability, Economic Affairs, 1994 Journal Article, 1994

Barrett, S.D., Airports for Sale- the Case for Competition, Adam Smith Institute, 1984 Journal Article, 1984

Barrett, S.D., Recent Developments in the Evaluation of Public Expenditure, Irish Banking Review, 1984 Journal Article, 1984

Barrett, S.D., Air Transport Regulation, Productivity and Price, Public Sector Economics Workshop, Policy Paper 81/02, 1981 Journal Article, 1981

Barrett, S.D., The Market Sector in Irish Transport, Confederation of Irish Industry, Business Studies Series No.7, 1981 Journal Article, 1981

Barrett, S.D., The National Economic Aspects of Road Freight Haulage, The Impact of Heavy Goods Vehicles in Ireland, 1980 Journal Article, 1980

Recognition

Representations

Editorial board of the Journal of Air Transport Management.

Director of Irish Tourist Board 1984/9

Awards and Honours

Fellow of Trinity College ,Dublin.

Memberships

National Economic and Social Council(government of Ireland nominee)

Culleton Review Group on Industrial Policy 1992 – 1992

Review Group on Harbour Legislation and Pilotage 1992 – 1992

Brennan Commission on Financial Management and Control Systems in the Health Service 2003 – 2003

Member of the Electronics Communications Appeals Panel 2005 – Present

Member of organising committee of annual Kenmare economic policy conference since its foundation 1977 – Present

Board member of the Alfred Beit Foundation