Alan Barrett

Economic and Social Research Institute

4 Burlington Road

Dublin 4

Republic of Ireland

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Does Training Generally Work? The Returns to In-Company Training

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Dec 1998
Alan Barrett and Philip J. O'Connell
Economic and Social Research Institute and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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Irish Migration: Characteristics, Causes and Consequences

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 May 2000
Alan Barrett
Economic and Social Research Institute
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The Labour Market Characteristics and Labour Market Impacts of Immigrants in Ireland

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Apr 2005
Alan Barrett, Adele Bergin and David Duffy
Economic and Social Research Institute, Economic & Social Research Institute (ESRI) and Economic & Social Research Institute (ESRI)
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immigrants, immigrant characteristics, immigrant impacts, Ireland

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The Impact of Voluntary and Involuntary Retirement on Mental Health: Evidence from Older Irish Adults

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8723
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Dec 2014
Irene Mosca and Alan Barrett
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) and Economic and Social Research Institute
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mental health, retirement

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The Earnings of Immigrants in Ireland: Results from the 2005 EU Survey of Income and Living Conditions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2990
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Sep 2007
Alan Barrett and Yvonne McCarthy
Economic and Social Research Institute and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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immigrants' earnings, Ireland

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Is There a Wage Premium for Returning Irish Migrants?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 May 2000
Alan Barrett and Philip J. O'Connell
Economic and Social Research Institute and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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Earnings Inequality, Returns to Education and Immigration into Ireland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 167
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Apr 2001
Alan Barrett and John Fitzgerald
Economic and Social Research Institute and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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Earnings inequality, returns to education, immigration, Ireland

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Are Ireland's Immigrants Integrating into its Labour Market?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2838
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Alan Barrett and David Duffy
Economic and Social Research Institute and Economic & Social Research Institute (ESRI)
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immigrants, labour market integration, Ireland

Immigrants in a Booming Economy: Analysing Their Earnings and Welfare Dependence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2457
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Nov 2006
Alan Barrett and Yvonne McCarthy
Economic and Social Research Institute and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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immigrants' earnings, immigrants' welfare participation, Ireland

Immigrants in a Booming Economy: Analyzing Their Earnings and Welfare Dependence

Labour, Vol. 21, No. 4-5, pp. 789-808, December 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Nov 2007
Alan Barrett and Yvonne McCarthy
Economic and Social Research Institute and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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Social Isolation, Loneliness and Return Migration: Evidence from Older Irish Adults

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6331
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Alan Barrett and Irene Mosca
Economic and Social Research Institute and National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University)
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immigrants, social isolation, loneliness

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Estimating the Impact of Immigration on Wages in Ireland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4472
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Alan Barrett, Adele Bergin and Elish Kelly
Economic and Social Research Institute, Economic & Social Research Institute (ESRI) and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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wages, immigration, Ireland

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The Immigrant Earnings Disadvantage Across the Earnings and Skills Distributions: The Case of Immigrants from the EU's New Member States in Ireland

IZA Working Paper No. 3479
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 May 2008
Alan Barrett, Seamus McGuinness and Martin O'Brien
Economic and Social Research Institute, Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland and University of Wollongong - School of Accounting, Economics & Finance
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immigrant earnings, Ireland, new member states, quantile regression

13.

Childhood Sexual Abuse and Later-Life Economic Consequences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6332
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Alan Barrett and Yumiko Kamiya
Economic and Social Research Institute and United Nations
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childhood sexual abuse, later-life economic outcomes

14.

EU Enlargement and Ireland's Labour Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4260
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Alan Barrett
Economic and Social Research Institute
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EU enlargement, EU new member states, Ireland, immigration

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Immigrants and Welfare Receipt in Ireland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5516
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
Alan Barrett, Corona Joyce and Bertrand Maitre
Economic and Social Research Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Ireland, immigrants, welfare

An Analysis of the Journal Article Output of Irish-Based Economists, 1970 to 2001

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 24 Jan 2007
Alan Barrett and Brian M. Lucey
Economic and Social Research Institute and Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin
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economics, productivity, academics

An Analysis of the Journal Article Output of Irish-Based Economists, 1970 to 2001

Economic and Social Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 03 Apr 2003
Brian M. Lucey and Alan Barrett
Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin and Economic and Social Research Institute

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Productivity, Ireland, Citation Analysis

Immigrants and Welfare Programmes: Exploring the Interactions between Immigrant Characteristics, Immigrant Welfare Dependence and Welfare Policy

IZA Working Paper No. 3494
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 May 2008
Alan Barrett and Yvonne McCarthy
Economic and Social Research Institute and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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immigrants, welfare participation, Ireland, U.K.

Immigrants and Welfare Programmes: Exploring the Interactions between Immigrant Characteristics, Immigrant Welfare Dependence, and Welfare Policy

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 543-560, 2008
Posted: 17 Jan 2009
Alan Barrett and Yvonne McCarthy
Economic and Social Research Institute and Central Bank of Ireland

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immigrants, welfare participation, Ireland, UK, I38, J61

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(Lack of) Pension Knowledge

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7596
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Alan Barrett, Irene Mosca and Brendan Whelan
Economic and Social Research Institute, National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) and Trinity College (Dublin)
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pensions, knowledge, older workers

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Announcing an Increase in the State Pension Age and the Recession: Which Mattered More for Expected Retirement Ages?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6325
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Alan Barrett and Irene Mosca
Economic and Social Research Institute and National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University)
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expected retirement, recession, state pension age

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The Impact of Adult Child Emigration on the Mental Health of Older Parents

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8037
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Irene Mosca and Alan Barrett
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) and Economic and Social Research Institute
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emigration, depression, mental health

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The Impact of Ireland's Recession on the Labour Market Outcomes of its Immigrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5218
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Oct 2010
Alan Barrett and Elish Kelly
Economic and Social Research Institute and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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recession, Ireland, immigration

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Immigrants and Employer-Provided Training

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4425
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Economic and Social Research Institute, Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland, University of Wollongong - School of Accounting, Economics & Finance and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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immigrants, employer-provided training, Ireland

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The Psychic Costs of Migration: Evidence from Irish Return Migrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6324
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Alan Barrett and Irene Mosca
Economic and Social Research Institute and National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University)
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migrants, psychic costs of migration, alcoholism

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Immigrant Welfare Receipt Across Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5515
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
Alan Barrett and Bertrand Maitre
Economic and Social Research Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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welfare, immigrants, Europe

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Using a Census to Assess the Reliability of a National Household Survey for Migration Research: The Case of Ireland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3689
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Sep 2008
Alan Barrett and Elish Kelly
Economic and Social Research Institute and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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migration research, census, household survey, Ireland

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Ireland's Recession and the Immigrant/Native Earnings Gap

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8459
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Economic and Social Research Institute, Economic & Social Research Institute (ESRI), Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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immigrant earnings, recession, Ireland

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Returning to the Question of a Wage Premium for Returning Migrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4736
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Alan Barrett and Jean Goggin
Economic and Social Research Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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return migration, Ireland, brain drain, brain circulation

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The Wealth, Health and Wellbeing of Ireland's Older People Before and During the Economic Crisis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7832
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Dec 2013
Alan Barrett and Vincent O'Sullivan
Economic and Social Research Institute and University College London
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recession, wealth, health, wellbeing

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Working Beyond 65 in Ireland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11664
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2018
Anne Nolan and Alan Barrett
Options Ltd and Economic and Social Research Institute
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retirement, pensions, older workers, Ireland

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Exploring the Early-Life Causes and Later-Life Consequences of Migration Through a Longitudinal Study on Ageing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6878
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Oct 2012
Alan Barrett and Irene Mosca
Economic and Social Research Institute and National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University)
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return migrants, older adults, social isolation, child abuse, alcoholism

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Recent Developments in the Irish Labour Market: Is it All Good News?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10541
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Elish Kelly and Alan Barrett
Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland and Economic and Social Research Institute
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atypical work, temporary contracts, part-time, recession

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The Role of Self-Employment in Ireland's Older Workforce

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11663
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2018
Anne Nolan and Alan Barrett
Options Ltd and Economic and Social Research Institute
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retirement, self-employment, older workers, Ireland

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Peer Groups, Employment Status and Mental Well-Being Among Older Adults in Ireland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7586
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Eibhlin M. Hudson and Alan Barrett
Trinity College (Dublin) and Economic and Social Research Institute
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peer groups, well-being, older adults

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Income and Wealth in the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7393
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 May 2013
Vincent O'Sullivan, Brian Nolan and Alan Barrett
University College London, Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland and Economic and Social Research Institute
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income, wealth, ageing

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The Immigrant Earnings Disadvantage Across the Earnings and Skills Distributions: The Case of Immigrants from the EU's New Member States

British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 50, Issue 3, pp. 457-481, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Aug 2012
Economic and Social Research Institute, Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Returns to Education in the Irish Youth Labour Market

Posted: 18 Nov 1999
Alan Barrett, Tim Callan and Brian Nolan
Economic and Social Research Institute, Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland

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The Effect of Immigrant Admission Criteria on Immigrant Labor Market Characteristics

CEPR Discussion Paper Series #1491
Posted: 16 Apr 1997
Alan Barrett
Economic and Social Research Institute

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