Brian Colgan, MSc

  • Gustav Mahlerplein 117

    1082 MS Amsterdam


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Brian is a PhD candidate and junior lecturer at John Stuart Mill College and the department of Economics at VU Amsterdam. He holds a B.A. in Business and Economics from Trinity College Dublin and an MSc in Economics from Tilburg University in the Netherlands. Prior to joining VU Amsterdam, Brian worked as a research assistant with the Economic and Social Research Institute in Ireland. Brian was involved in examining the impact of different taxation and welfare policies and the modelling of healthcare entitlements using microsimulation techniques.

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Great Recession Business & Economics
Ireland Business & Economics
Income Business & Economics
Redistribution Business & Economics
Automatic stabilizers Business & Economics
Distribution of income Business & Economics
Fiscal policy Business & Economics
Longitudinal analysis Business & Economics

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Research Output 2019 2019

The Great Recession, Austerity and Inequality: Lessons from Ireland

Savage, M., Callan, T., Nolan, B. & Colgan, B., Jun 2019, In : Review of Income and Wealth. 65, 2, p. 312-336 25 p.

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Great Recession
Fiscal policy