A conflict of interest in CCEA’s dual role in education?.

Slugger O'Toole, 31 October 2013 (with Niall Boyd).

Can women count? Gender and numeracy in nineteenth-century Ireland.

Centre for Global Economic History at Utrecht University Working Paper Series, No. 52 (February 2014) (with Matthias Blum, Laura McAtackney and EoinMcLaughlin)

Converting for tax reasons.

The NEP-HIS Blog, 5 November 2013

De bankencrisis van de jaren twintig.

Economisch Statistische Berichten, vol. 99, no. 4689/4690 (2014), pp. 4437-440 (with Abe de Jong & Philip Fliers).

Do banks facilitate economic growth? If so, what type?

The NEP-HIS Blog, 13 February 2013

Don't send Royal Mail to highest bidder.

Comment is free, The Guardian, 4 November 2009

Electrification, skills and manufacturing.

The NEP-HIS Blog, 28 January 2012

Gold in them thar banks?

Comment is free, The Guardian, 29 December 2008

In Antitrust We (Do Not) Trust.

The NEP-HIS Blog, 17 July 2012

It’s the Timing, Stupid..

The NEP-HIS Blog, 22 July 2013

Just watch the GDP.

Comment is free, The Guardian, 24 January 2009

Lessen van Nederlands vorige grote bankencrisis.

Me Judice, 15 February 2013 (with Abe de Jong and Philip Fliers).

Mafianomic History.

The NEP-HIS Blog, 10 March 2012

Our chance for a working regulatory regime.

Comment is free, The Guardian, 15 November 2008

Peston's run.

Comment is free, The Guardian, 28 February 2009

Predicting the past: Understanding the causes of bank distress in the Netherlands in the 1920s.

Explorations in Economic History, vol. 55 (2015), pp. 97-121 (with Abe de Jong & Philip T. Fliers).
DOI: 10.1016/j.eeh.2014.09.001

Raiffeisenism abroad: why did German cooperative banking fail in Ireland but prosper in the Netherlands?

Economic History Review, vol. 67, no. 2 (2014), pp. 492-516 (with Eoin McLaughlin).
DOI: 10.1111/1468-0289.12030

Religion, competition and liability: Dutch cooperative banking in crisis, 1919-1927.

PhD Dissertation, Department of Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science (2011).

  • Awarded the 2012 European Business History Association Dissertation Prize
Response to past crises shames post-Lehman dithering.

Business + Economy, The Conversation UK, 13 September 2013 (with John Turner).

Savers: stop moaning.

Comment is free, The Guardian, 9 February 2009

Splitting banks up is not the answer.

Comment is free, The Guardian, 20 June 2009

The Goodwin farce makes the law an ass.

Comment is free, The Guardian, 7 April 2009

The Great Depression looms again.

Comment is free, The Guardian, 13 October 2008

The price of stability.

Comment is free, The Guardian, 18 October 2008

The rocket scientists' crash landing.

Comment is free, The Guardian, 21 October 2008

To patent or not to patent, that is the question.

The NEP-HIS Blog, 20 November 2012

What determines interbank competition? And why should we care?

Oxonomics, 4(1) (2009), pp. 10–20.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-5209.2009.00034.x

Why were the Cathars killed but the Huguenots not?

The NEP-HIS Blog, 23 September 2012

Will the VAT cut work?

Comment is free, The Guardian, 11 December 2008

Women of an uncertain age: quantifying human capital accumulation in rural Ireland in the nineteenth century.

Economic History Review, forthcoming (with Matthias Blum, Laura McAtackney & Eoin McLaughlin).