Central Bank of Ireland

Steering committee representative: 
Research at the Central Bank of Ireland is conducted on a decentralised basis across the four divisions in the Economics directorate: Financial Stability, Irish Economic Analysis, Monetary Policy and Statistics. Recent research has mainly focused on aspects of the financial crisis and how it affected the Irish economy. In the past year, the bank has held a number of conferences and workshops examining topics including Forward Guidance, Balance Sheet Recovery, Labour Markets as well as a financial statistics conference.

Latest research papers:

  • "A transitions-based framework for estimating expected credit losses", E. Gaffney, R. Kelly, F. McCann (pdf)
  • "The effect of microprudential policy on endogenous credit cycles", D. Clancy, R. Merola (pdf)
  • "Changes in Bank Leverage: Evidence from US Bank Holding Companies", M. D. O'Brien, K. Whelan (pdf)

Upcoming events:

  • "Banking, credit and macro-prudential policy: what can we learn from microdata?", 16-17 November 2015 (link)