Ronan Lyons | Personal Website
Ronan Lyons | Personal Website


Below is a list of publications, working papers and work-in-progress projects. For an overview of my research interests, click here. My academic CV is available here and more detail on particular pieces of research I’ve written or co-written are here.

Published Articles

Books & Book Chapters

  • “Housing Market: Supply, Pricing and Servicing Issues”. In John O’Hagan and Francis O’Toole (eds), The Economy of Ireland – Policy & Performance (13th edition). London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2017. Draft version here.
  • “Housing and Austerity: A Two-Way Street”. In Emma Heffernan, John McHale and Dr Niamh Moore-Cherry (eds), Debating Austerity in Ireland. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2017. Draft version here.
  • “The spread of rents in Ireland, over time and space,” in Lorcan Sirr (ed), Renting in Ireland. Dublin: Institute of Public Administration, 2014. Draft version here.
  • “Inside a Bubble and Crash – Evidence from the Valuation of Amenities”, in Morten Balling (ed), Property Prices and Real Estate Financing in a Turbulent World. Vienna: SUERF/Austrian National Bank, 2013. Working paper version here.
  • Next Generation Ireland, with Edward Burke (editors), Dublin: Blackhall Press (now Orpen Press), 2011.
  • “Towards Perfect Information: The Case of the Housing Market”, in Stephen Kinsella & Anthony Leddin (eds.), Understanding Ireland’s Economic Crisis: Prospects for Recovery. Dublin: Blackhall Press (now Orpen Press), 2010.

Working Papers

  • Picture or Playground: Valuing Coastal Amenities“, with Tom Gillespie and Stephen Hynes. Trinity Economic Papers tep0518, May 2018.
  • “Flood risk and house prices in Ireland”, with Francesco Pilla and Salem Gharbia. Under review.
  • The Silent Treatment: LGBT Discrimination in the Sharing Economy“, with Rishi Ahuja. Trinity Economic Papers tep1917, August 2017. Under review. Media coverage: Irish Examiner, Irish Times, Newstalk, The Times, and GCN.
  • Price Signals and Bid-Ask Spreads in an Illiquid Market: The Case of Residential Property in Ireland, 2006-2011“, Trinity Economic Papers tep0613, December 2013.
  • “Insights into urbanization from a century of Dublin housing prices”, with Richard Keely. Presented at EHA 2015 & AREUEA-ASSA 2018.
  • “The Housing Price ratio over the long run”, with Richard Keely.
  • “Forgotten Booms and Busts: “. To be presented at NBER Summer Institute (DAE) 2018; submitted abstract.
  • “Paying for free education: The relationship between house prices and schools in Ireland”. Joint with Brian Higgins (Stanford). Sample media coverage here, here and here.
  • “The impact of urban rail on house prices: evidence from Dublin’s new light rail”. Joint with Brian Higgins (Stanford).
  • “Long-run patterns and shifts in wealth – Insights from Irish equities since 1825”. Joint with Richard S. Grossman, Masami Imai (both Wesleyan), & Kevin H. O’Rourke (Oxford). Presented at EHS 2015 and WEHC 2015.
  • The Great Depression, the Anglo-Irish Trade War and Irish Agricultural Outcomes. Joint with Tara Mitchell (TCD).
  • The Impact of Rail on Irish Population. Joint with Alan Fernihough (QUB)

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