Research Profile

Bernadette Power

Biography

Dr. Bernadette Power is a lecturer in the School of Economics, University College Cork. Her Ph.D. from the Department of Economics and Finance, University of St. Andrews focussed on the survival of small businesses in Scotland.  Bernadette’s principal research interests are in the area of small business economics and entrepreneurship.  She has published in this area in the Review of Industrial Organization, The European Journal of Finance, The Irish Journal of Management, The International Journal of the Economics of Business and in a number of Chapters in books including The Foundations of Small Business Enterprise: An Entrepreneurial Analysis of Small Firm Inception. She has received awards for her research including the recent Transeo Academic Best Paper Award by the European Association for SME Transfer.  This research was IRCHSS funded project on small business succession in Ireland (with Dr. Geraldine Ryan).  Her work on long-lived small firms with Prof. Gavin Reid (University of St. Andrews) has been presented at the Welsh Economic Assembly and other policy forums.

Research Interests

Entrepreneurship

Small Business Economics

Entrepreneurial Exit

Business Performance

Firm Survival

Real Options

Survey Research Methods

Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
IRCHSS Endgames of Small Enterprises in IrelandIrish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)03-MAR-0830-APR-10€37,750.00
Environmental Outcomes From Licence Enforcement.Environment Protection Agency (EPA)08-JAN-1804-AUG-19€48,670.00
Forecasting Methods in a Retail Context.Enterprise Irl01-JUN-1430-SEP-17€6,500.00

Publications

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2009)'Does the Technological Sophistication of a Firm Influence an Owner-Mangers Choice of Exit Mode?'
Ryan, G. and B. Power (2009) 'Does the Technological Sophistication of a Firm Influence an Owner-Mangers Choice of Exit Mode?' In: Rahman, H (eds). Handbook of Research on E-Government Readiness for Information and Service Exchange: Utilizing Progressive Information Communication Technologies. PA, USA: ICG Global.   [Details]
(2009)'SME Exit Mode Choice; Some Lessons for Public Policy'
Ryan, G. and B. Power (2009) 'SME Exit Mode Choice; Some Lessons for Public Policy' In: Duffy, D. and Shinnick, E (eds). Public Goods, Public Policy and Taxation: A European Perspective. Berlin: LIT Verlag.   [Details]
(2008)'Real Options Analysis As A Tool For Managerial Decision Making'
Power, B. (2008) 'Real Options Analysis As A Tool For Managerial Decision Making' In: Adam, F. and P. Humphreys (eds). Encyclopaedia of Decision Making and Decision Support Technologies. Pennsylvania and London: Ideas Group Reference.   [Details]
(2007)'Flexibility'
Power, B. and G.C. Reid (2007) 'Flexibility' In: The Foundations of Small Business Enterprise: An Entrepreneurial Analysis of Small Firm Inception and Growth. Oxford: Routledge. [Details]
(2007)'Flexibility, Firm-Specific Turbulence and the Performance of the Long-lived small Firm'
Power, B. and G.C. Reid (2007) 'Flexibility, Firm-Specific Turbulence and the Performance of the Long-lived small Firm' In: The Foundations of Small Business Enterprise: An Entrepreneurial Analysis of Small Firm Inception and Growth. Oxford: Routledge. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2019)'The Effect of Agglomeration Economies on Firm Deaths: A Comparison of Firm and Regional Based Approaches'
Power, B., J. Doran, and G. Ryan (2019) 'The Effect of Agglomeration Economies on Firm Deaths: A Comparison of Firm and Regional Based Approaches'. Urban Studies, [Details]
(2018)'Decision support for firm performance by real options analytics'
Power, B;Reid, GC (2018) 'Decision support for firm performance by real options analytics'. Managerial and Decision Economics, 39 :56-64 [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'Performance and strategy: simultaneous equations analysis of long-lived firms'
Power, B. and Reid, G.C. (2015) 'Performance and strategy: simultaneous equations analysis of long-lived firms'. International Journal of the Economics of Business, 22 (3):345-377 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Smokers Still Underestimate the Risks Posed by Secondhand Smoke: A Repeated Cross-Sectional Study'
Lonergan, BJ;Meaney, S;Perry, IJ;Comber, H;Power, B;Bradley, C;Greiner, BA (2014) 'Smokers Still Underestimate the Risks Posed by Secondhand Smoke: A Repeated Cross-Sectional Study'. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 16 :1121-1128 [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'Organisational change and performance in long-lived small firms: a real options approach'
Power, B;Reid, GC (2013) 'Organisational change and performance in long-lived small firms: a real options approach'. European Journal Of Finance, 19 :791-809 [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'Small Business Transfer decisions: What Really Matters? Evidence from Ireland and Scotland'
Ryan, G. and Power, P. (2012) 'Small Business Transfer decisions: What Really Matters? Evidence from Ireland and Scotland'. The Irish Journal of Management (incorporating IBAR), 31 (2):99-125 [Details]
(2005)'Flexibility, Firm-Specific Turbulence and the Performance of the Long-lived small Firm'
Power, B. and Reid, G.C. (2005) 'Flexibility, Firm-Specific Turbulence and the Performance of the Long-lived small Firm'. Review of industrial Organization, 26 (4):415-443   [Details]
(2005)'Perception of the Risks of Smoking in the General Population and Among General Practitioners in Ireland'
Power, B., Neilson, S. and I.J. Perry. (2005) 'Perception of the Risks of Smoking in the General Population and Among General Practitioners in Ireland'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 173 (3):144-147 [Details]

Edited Books

 YearPublication
(2009)The Economics of Corporate Strategy 2nd edition
Power, B. and Shinnick, E (Ed.). (2009) The Economics of Corporate Strategy 2nd edition The Economics of Corporate Strategy 2nd edition. Chichester, England: Wiley. [Details]

Conference Publications

 YearPublication
(2018)European Regional Science Association 58th Annual Congress
Doran, J. and B. Power (2018) The Spatial Determinants of Entrepreneurship Rates across European Regions European Regional Science Association 58th Annual Congress [Details]
(2010)Conference proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Ryan, G. and B. Power (2010) Business Transfer Decisions: What matters? Evidence form Scotland and Ireland Conference proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship [Details]
(2009)Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Babson Park
Ryan, G. and B. Power (2009) Exit Routes: What are your Options? Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Babson Park [Details]
(2009)Ankara University International Conference on Market, Marketing & Entrepreneurship: Creating & Capturing Value in 21st Century
Ryan, G. and B. Power (2009) Exit Routes: A Comparative Analysis using Irish and Scottish Data Ankara University International Conference on Market, Marketing & Entrepreneurship: Creating & Capturing Value in 21st Century Antalya, Turkey, [Details]

Cases

 YearPublication
(2001)The Rationality of the Decision to Smoke.
Power, B. (2001) The Rationality of the Decision to Smoke. London: Cases [Details]
(2001)The Consumer Price Index: Not a True Cost of Living Index.
Power, B. (2001) The Consumer Price Index: Not a True Cost of Living Index. London: Cases [Details]
(1998)Entry Deterrence in the Irish Pharmaceutical Sector.
Power, B. (1998) Entry Deterrence in the Irish Pharmaceutical Sector. London: Cases [Details]
(1998)An Inflated Inflation Rate: An Oversimplified View of Inflation.
Power, B. (1998) An Inflated Inflation Rate: An Oversimplified View of Inflation. London: Cases [Details]

Published Reports

 YearPublication
(2009)Business Transfers in Ireland.
B. Power and G. Ryan ; (2009) Business Transfers in Ireland. unknown, Ireland. [Details]
(2000)Economic Impact of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival on the Local Economy.
O'Leary, E. Power, B and Twomey, C.; (2000) Economic Impact of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival on the Local Economy. . [Details]

Invited Seminars

 YearPublication
(2014)A Tale of Two Regions: West Cork and Kerry.
Power, B. Ryan G. and Doran J. (2014) A Tale of Two Regions: West Cork and Kerry. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2014)Ownership, Exports and Gross Value Added in West Cork Firms.
Justin Doran, Power B. and Ryan, G. (2014) Ownership, Exports and Gross Value Added in West Cork Firms. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2006)UFR de Sciences Economiques at de Gestion (Economics and Business Administration).
Power, B. and Reid, G.C (2006) UFR de Sciences Economiques at de Gestion (Economics and Business Administration). Invited Seminars [Details]
(2003)Welsh Economic Assembly.
Power, B. and Reid, G.C. (2003) Welsh Economic Assembly. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2002)Tinbergen Institute Seminar Series.
Power, B. and Reid, C.G. (2002) Tinbergen Institute Seminar Series. Invited Seminars [Details]

Newspaper Articles

 YearPublication
(2015)West Cork Economy Under the Spotlight.
Southern Star (2015) West Cork Economy Under the Spotlight. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2014)Economists are optimistic about the future of West Cork.
Interview with Joe Dermody (Irish Examiner) (2014) Economists are optimistic about the future of West Cork. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2014)High Turnout for West Cork Surviving or Thriving Conference in Kilmacsimon.
West Cork Times (2014) High Turnout for West Cork Surviving or Thriving Conference in Kilmacsimon. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2014)Forum to Focus on Economic Development of West Cork.
Irish Examiner (2014) Forum to Focus on Economic Development of West Cork. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2014)Looking Ahead.
Irish Examiner (2014) Looking Ahead. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2014)Forum to Focus on Economic Development.
Sean O' Riordan (Irish Examiner) (2014) Forum to Focus on Economic Development. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2014)Forum to take in depth look at West Cork.
Evening Echo (2014) Forum to take in depth look at West Cork. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2014)Births, Deaths and Firm Survival In West Cork.
Interview with Cork Independent (2014) Births, Deaths and Firm Survival In West Cork. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2010)Policy makers must focus on freeing up on credit lines.
Power, B. (2010) Policy makers must focus on freeing up on credit lines. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2010)A Sliding Scale.
Press release provided to Majella O'Sullivan (Sunday Business Post) (2010) A Sliding Scale. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2010)Keeping it in the Family.
Press release provided to Emma Kennedy (Sunday Business Post) (2010) Keeping it in the Family. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2009)Report Reveals lack of Planning by Small Businesses.
Press Release provided to Martha Kearns (Sunday Business Post) (2009) Report Reveals lack of Planning by Small Businesses. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2002)Golden Rule for Entrepreneurs who Crave Success.
Press release provided to Elizabeth Judge (The Times) (2002) Golden Rule for Entrepreneurs who Crave Success. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2009)Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail.
Power, B. and Ryan G. (2009) Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2002)Many a Meddle may make a Muddle of the Business.
Press Release provided to Bill Jamieson (Scotsman) (2002) Many a Meddle may make a Muddle of the Business. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(1997)NIB Scandal Highlights Advantages of EMU.
Power, B. (1997) NIB Scandal Highlights Advantages of EMU. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2002)Long live the small Firm.
B. Power (2002) Long live the small Firm. Newspaper Articles [Details]

Thesis/Dissertation

 YearPublication
(2004)Long-lived Small Firms: Strategies for Survival.
Power, B. (2004) Long-lived Small Firms: Strategies for Survival. Thesis/Dissertation [Details]
(1997)The construction of an intertemporal cost of living index for Ireland.
Power, B. (1997) The construction of an intertemporal cost of living index for Ireland. Thesis/Dissertation [Details]

Working Paper

 YearPublication
(2007)Influences on the Entrepreneurs Expected Mode of Exit.
Power, B. and Ryan G. (2007) Influences on the Entrepreneurs Expected Mode of Exit. Working Paper [Details]
(2007)Regional Disparities and Expected Endgames Of Small Firms in Scotland and Ireland.
Ryan, G. and Power, B. (2007) Regional Disparities and Expected Endgames Of Small Firms in Scotland and Ireland. Working Paper [Details]
(2005)A Test of Real Options Logic.
Power, B. and Reid, G.C. (2005) A Test of Real Options Logic. Working Paper [Details]
(2003)Turbulence, Flexibility and Performance of the Long-lived Small Firm.
Power, B. and Reid, G.C. (2003) Turbulence, Flexibility and Performance of the Long-lived Small Firm. Working Paper [Details]
(2003)Performance, Firm Size and the Heterogeneity of Competitive Strategy for Long-lived Small Firms: A Simultaneous Equations Analysis.
Power, B. and Reid, G.C. (2003) Performance, Firm Size and the Heterogeneity of Competitive Strategy for Long-lived Small Firms: A Simultaneous Equations Analysis. Working Paper [Details]
(2002)Flexibility, Firm-Specific Turbulence and the Performance of the Long-Lived Small Firm.
Power, B. and Reid, G.C. (2002) Flexibility, Firm-Specific Turbulence and the Performance of the Long-Lived Small Firm. Working Paper [Details]
(1997)The Construction of an Intertemporal Cost of Living Index.
Power, B. (1997) The Construction of an Intertemporal Cost of Living Index. Working Paper [Details]

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2014Transeo Academic Awards - Best Paper Prize Transeo - European Association for SME Transfer
2014Innovation Voucher (EI) Enterprise Ireland
2008Research Grant, Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS) IRCHSS
2008Research Innovation Vouncher (Invest NI) Invest NI
2001Research Grant (International Collaboration Programme 2001) Enterprise Ireland

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Scottish Economic Society Member/
Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Member/

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2014)ISBE Paper Development Workshop,
Power, B. and Ryan G. (2014) Which firms fail or disappear? A Cohort Analysis of Firm Deaths During the Financial Crisis. [Oral Presentation], ISBE Paper Development Workshop, London , 18-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014)European SME Transfer Summit,
Ryan, G. and Power, B. (2014) Small Business Transfer decisions: What Really matters? Evidence from Ireland and Scotland. [Oral Presentation], European SME Transfer Summit, Brussels , 26-MAR-14 - 26-MAR-14. [Details]
(2013)Marcus Wallenberg Entrepreneurial Exit Conference,
Power, B. and Ryan, G. (2013) Sensible intentions for entrepreneurial exit?. [Oral Presentation], Marcus Wallenberg Entrepreneurial Exit Conference, Ratio Institute , 27-SEP-13 - 28-SEP-13. [Details]
(2012)Regional Science Association International - British & Irish Section Conference,
Power, B., Ryan, G. & Doran, J. (2012) Analysis of Firm Deaths in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Regional Science Association International - British & Irish Section Conference, Galway , 28-AUG-12 - 30-AUG-12. [Details]
(2012)1st Bilateral Workshop between Economics, University Collegeg Cork and Department of Economic Geography Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University Groningen,
Ryan, G., Power, B., Stone, I., Braidford, P. and McCarthy N., (2012) Regional Influences on Business Transfers within the British Isles. [Oral Presentation], 1st Bilateral Workshop between Economics, University Collegeg Cork and Department of Economic Geography Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University Groningen, University College Cork , 13-APR-12 - 13-APR-12. [Details]
(2011)14th Annual Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Conference. Dublin,
Ryan G., Power B., Stone I., Braiford P., McCarthy N. (2011) Regional Influences on Transfers in the British Isles. [Oral Presentation], 14th Annual Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Conference. Dublin, Dublin , 31-AUG-11 - 02-SEP-11. [Details]
(2010)5th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship,
Ryan, G. and Power, B; (2010) Business Transfer Decisions: What matters?. [Oral Presentation], 5th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Athens, Greece , 16-SEP-10 - 17-SEP-10. [Details]
(2010)Annual European Regional Science Association Conference 2010,
Ryan, G. and Power B.; (2010) Regional Influences on Business Transfers within the Bristish Isles. [Oral Presentation], Annual European Regional Science Association Conference 2010, Jönköping, Sweden , 19-AUG-10 - 23-AUG-10. [Details]
(2010)NORSA 2010: The Search: Future dynamics of regional development,
Ryan, G. and Power B.; (2010) Regional Influences on Business Transfers within the Bristish Isles. [Oral Presentation], NORSA 2010: The Search: Future dynamics of regional development, Seinäjoki, Finland , 21-JUN-10 - 23-JUN-10. [Details]
(2010)Annual European Regional Science Association Conference,
Power B. and Ryan, G.; (2010) Business Transfer Failures: An Analysis of Firm Exits in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Annual European Regional Science Association Conference, Jönköping, Sweden , 19-AUG-10 - 23-OCT-10. [Details]
(2009)Ankara University International Conference on Market, Marketing & Entrepreneurship: Creating & Capturing Value in 21st Century,
Ryan, G. and Power, B. ; (2009) Exit Routes: A Comparative Analysis using Irish and Scottish Data. [Oral Presentation], Ankara University International Conference on Market, Marketing & Entrepreneurship: Creating & Capturing Value in 21st Century, Antalya, Turkey , 06-APR-09 - 09-APR-09. [Details]
(2009)Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference,
Ryan, G. and Power B.; (2009) Exit Routes: What are your Options?. [Oral Presentation], Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Babson Park, Massachusetts, USA , 03-JUN-09 - 06-JUN-09. [Details]
(2009)39th Annual Conference of the Regional Science Association: British and Irish Section,
G. Ryan and B. Power; (2009) Exit Routes: A Comparative Analysis using Irish and Scottish Data. [Non-Peer reviewed published proceedings], 39th Annual Conference of the Regional Science Association: British and Irish Section, Limerick, Ireland , 02-SEP-09 - 04-SEP-09. [Details]
(2008)Irish Economic Association (IEA),
Power, B., Ryan, G.; (2008) Influences on the Entrepreneurs Expected Mode of Exit. [Oral Presentation], Irish Economic Association (IEA), Westport, Ireland , 01-APR-08 - 01-APR-08. [Details]
(2008)International Network for Economic Researchers (INFER) Conference,
Bernadette Power, Ryan, G.; (2008) Regional Influences on the Entrepreneurs Choice Exit Mode. [Oral Presentation], International Network for Economic Researchers (INFER) Conference, Évora, Portugal , 01-SEP-08 - 01-SEP-08. [Details]
(2008)Scottish Economic Society Conference,
Power, B., Reid, G.C; (2008) What are the Options? A Test of Real Options Hypotheses Applied to Organisational Change and the Performance of a Sample of Long Lived Scottish Small Firms. [Oral Presentation], Scottish Economic Society Conference, Scotland , 01-APR-08 - 01-APR-08. [Details]
(2008)International Council for Small Business (ICSB) World Congress,
G. Ryan and Power B.; (2008) Influences on the Entrepreneurs Expected Mode of Exit. [Oral Presentation], International Council for Small Business (ICSB) World Congress, Halifax, Canada . [Details]
(2008)Irish Academy of Management (IAM),
G. Ryan and Power, B. (2008) Influences on the Entrepreneurs Expected Mode of Exit. [Oral Presentation], Irish Academy of Management (IAM), DCU, Dublin . [Details]
(2007)Entrepreneurship Conference: New Stakes & New Behaviours, ISC Paris,
Power, B, Ryan, G.; (2007) Influences on the Entrepreneur's Expected Mode of Exit, Department of Economics. [Oral Presentation], Entrepreneurship Conference: New Stakes & New Behaviours, ISC Paris, Paris, France , 01-JUN-07 - 01-JUN-07. [Details]
(2007)Entrepreneurship Conference: New Stakes & New Behaviours,
Power B., Reid, G.; (2007) Performance, Firm Size and the Heterogeneity of Competitive Strategy for Long-lived Small Firms: A Simultaneous Equations Analysis. [Oral Presentation], Entrepreneurship Conference: New Stakes & New Behaviours, Paris, France , 01-JUN-07 - 01-JUN-07. [Details]
(2007)INFER Workshop on Public Economics and the Provision of Global Public Goods,
Power, Bernadette and Ryan, Geraldine; (2007) Influences on the Entrepreneur's Expected Mode of Exit. [Oral Presentation], INFER Workshop on Public Economics and the Provision of Global Public Goods, Galway , 20-SEP-07 - 21-SEP-07. [Details]
(2007)Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section,
Power, B, Ryan, G.; (2007) Regional Disparities and Expected Endgames Of Small Firms in Scotland. [Oral Presentation], Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section, Bangor , 01-AUG-07 - 01-AUG-07. [Details]
(2007)International Network for Economic Researchers (INFER) Conference,
Power, B, Ryan, G.; (2007) Influences on the Entrepreneur's Expected Mode of Exit, Department of Economics. [Oral Presentation], International Network for Economic Researchers (INFER) Conference, Galway, Ireland , 01-SEP-07 - 01-SEP-07. [Details]
(2007)Entrepreneurship Conference: New Stakes & New Behaviours,
Power, B. and Ryan, G. (2007) Influences on the Entrepreneur's Expected Mode of Exit. [Oral Presentation], Entrepreneurship Conference: New Stakes & New Behaviours, ISC, Paris , 11-JUN-07 - 11-JUN-07. [Details]
(2006)Irish Academy of Management Conference,
Power, B, Reid, G.; (2006) A Test of Real Options Logic. Paper by Entrepreneurs. [Oral Presentation], Irish Academy of Management Conference, University College Cork , 01-SEP-06 - 01-SEP-06. [Details]
(2006)29th Institute of Small Business Conference,
Power, B, Reid, G.; (2006) A Test of Real Options Logic. Paper by Entrepreneurs. (with Reid, G.). [Oral Presentation], 29th Institute of Small Business Conference, Cardiff , 01-NOV-06 - 01-NOV-06. [Details]
(2006)10th International Annual Real Options: Theory and Practice Conference,
Power, B, Reid, G.; (2006) A Test of Real Options Logic by Entrepreneurs. [Oral Presentation], 10th International Annual Real Options: Theory and Practice Conference, Columbia University, New York , 01-JUN-06 - 01-JUN-06. [Details]
(2003)European Association for Research in Industrial Economics,
Power, B, Reid, G.; (2003) Performance, Firm Size and the Heterogeneity of Competitive Strategy for Long-lived Small Firms: A Simultaneous Equations Analysis. [Oral Presentation], European Association for Research in Industrial Economics, Helsinki , 01-AUG-03 - 01-AUG-03. [Details]
(2003)2003 International Entrepreneurship & Venture Creation Conference: Theory Process and Practice,
Power, B, Reid, G.; (2003) Performance, Firm Size and the Heterogeneity of Competitive Strategy for Long-lived Small Firms. [Oral Presentation], 2003 International Entrepreneurship & Venture Creation Conference: Theory Process and Practice, Durham Business School, Durham , 01-SEP-03 - 01-SEP-03. [Details]
(2003)2003 International Entrepreneurship & Venture Creation Conference: Theory Process and Practice,
Power, B, Reid, G.; (2003) Turbulence, Flexibility and Performance of the Long-lived Small Firm. [Oral Presentation], 2003 International Entrepreneurship & Venture Creation Conference: Theory Process and Practice, Durham Business School, Durham , 01-SEP-03 - 01-SEP-03. [Details]
(2003)International Entrepreneurship & Venture Creation Conference: Theory Process and Practice,
Power, B. and Reid, G.C.; (2003) Flexibility, Firm-Specific Turbulence, and the Perfromance of the Long-lived Small Firm. [Oral Presentation], International Entrepreneurship & Venture Creation Conference: Theory Process and Practice, Durham Business School , 17-SEP-03 - 19-SEP-03. [Details]
(2003)Irish Economic Association,
Power, B. and Reid, G. C.; (2003) Flexibility, Firm Specific Turbulence and Perfromance of the Long-lived Small Firm. [Poster Presentation], Irish Economic Association, Limerick , 25-APR-03 - 27-APR-03. [Details]
(2001)2nd Biennial Health Services Research ConferenceWillingness,
Power, B., Kelleher, R., and Bradley, C; (2001) Willingness to Pay for Smoking Cessation Advice. [Oral Presentation], 2nd Biennial Health Services Research ConferenceWillingness, York , 01-AUG-01 - 01-AUG-01. [Details]
(2001)IHEA, Dublin,
Power, B., Kelleher, R., and Bradley, C; (2001) Willingness to Pay for Smoking Cessation Advice. [Oral Presentation], IHEA, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland , 01-JUL-01 - 01-JUL-01. [Details]
(2000)Association of University Departments of General Practice,
Power, B., Kelleher, R. and Bradley, C; (2000) Willingness to Pay for Smoking Cessation Advice. [Oral Presentation], Association of University Departments of General Practice, Dublin, Ireland , 01-JAN-00 - 01-JAN-00. [Details]
(1998)Irish Economic Association, Annual Conference,
Power, B; (1998) Constructing an Intertemporal Cost of Living Index. [Oral Presentation], Irish Economic Association, Annual Conference, Limavady , 01-APR-98 - 01-APR-98. [Details]

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Chair of Electronic Information Committee Chair2005 / 2011
Postgraduate Research Committee (Faculty of Commerce) Member2007 /
Research Committee, Department of Economics Member2013 /
Chair of Schools Liaison Committee, Dept. of Economics Chair1998 / 2005
Teaching and Curriculum Development, School of Economics Chair2015 /

Consultancy

 ClientDescription
BizSales
Business Transfers in Ireland (with Dr. Geraldine Ryan)
West Cork Chamber Music Festival Committee
The Economic Impact of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival on the Local Economy (with Dr. Eoin O'Leary and Cian Twomey)
West Cork Development Partnership
A Tale of Two Regions: West Cork and Kerry (with Justin Doran and Dr. Geraldine Ryan)
AIB/KPMG
An Analysis of Average Monthly Expenditures by Household Consumption (with Dr. John Eakins)
Category Cubed Ltd
Product Interrelationships in the Retail Sector

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Small Business Economics Referee-
An International Journal Of Entrepreneurial Finance Referee-
Working Paper Series, Department Of Economics Referee-

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

At introductory level Bernadette has taught Economic Accounting & Measurement and Quantitative Techniques in Economics to first year students.  She has taught courses to intermediate and final year undergraduates including an Economic Journey Through Life Decisions, Economics of Corporate Strategy; Economic Survey Methods.At graduate level Bernadette has taught: Economic Survey Methods, Competition and Regulation, Industry, Market and Strategy Analysis, Business Growth and Innovation and  Economics of Firm Strategy.

Current Postgraduate Students

 StudentDegree Type
Mc Geown Eimear Anne Doctoral Degree

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2018Enterprise Growth and Innovation EC6069Enterprise Growth and Innovation
2019Leading Peer Learning (for Audit) EC0003Leading Peer Learning (for Audit)
2019Economic Journey Through life Decisions [Microeconomics]: Firms in a World of Uncertainty EC2017Economic Journey Through life Decisions [Microeconomics]: Firms in a World of Uncertainty
2019Analysis of Business Survey Data EC6628Analysis of Business Survey Data
2019Participating in Peer Learning (for Audit) EC0001Participating in Peer Learning (for Audit)
2019Economics of Corporate Strategy EC3215Economics of Corporate Strategy

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