Senior Lecturer
Economics
AL1.08
Aras Na Laoi
University College Cork

T: +353 21 4902097
E: d.jordan@ucc.ie
W: www.declanjordan.com

Declan Jordan is a Senior Lecturer in Economics. Declan's research interests include innovation, regional development and competitiveness, innovation and enterprise policy, and sports economics. Prior to joining UCC, Declan gained substantial management and corporate experience, as Manager, Consulting with the leading Irish treasury and financial consulting firm in the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) and as Treasury Manager with Intel Ireland. He lectures at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and also has also organised Executive Workshops in Innovation for Competitiveness. 

Declan has a PhD (Economics) from University College Cork. He graduated from University of Limerick in 1991 with an honours Bachelor of Business Studies degree. In 1993 he was awarded an honours Masters in Economic Science degree from University College Dublin.

Research Interests

Innovation
Business Performance and Strategy
Competitiveness
Innovation and Enterprise Policy
Regional Development

Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
EI"H2020 Prop Prep CS-2015-1184"Dr D Jordan [X]Enterprise Irl20-NOV-1419-AUG-15€7,962.00
Measuring and evaluating economic and commercial impact of large and publicly funded Research Centres.Irish Research Council01-OCT-1530-SEP-19€96,000.00

Books

YearPublication
(2011)Innovation, Interaction and Space: Interaction and proximity for high-tech business-level innovation.
Declan Jordan; (2011) Innovation, Interaction and Space: Interaction and proximity for high-tech business-level innovation. Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. Globe icon [Details]

Book Chapters

YearPublication
(2010)'The University, Innovation and Local Development'
Jordan, D. and O'Leary, E; (2010) 'The University, Innovation and Local Development' In: Local Dublin, Global Dublin: Public Policy in an Evolving City Region. Dublin: Dublin City University Press. [Details]
(2009)'Innovation Policy after the 'Celtic Tiger''
Jordan, D., O'Leary, E.; (2009) 'Innovation Policy after the 'Celtic Tiger'' In: Technological Change and Mature Industrial Regions: Firms, Knowledge and Policy. London: Edward Elgar. Globe icon [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

YearPublication
(2017)'Economic modelling of the management of dredged marine sediments'
Harrington, J.; Murphy, J.; Coleman, M.; Jordan, D.; Debuigne, T.; Szacsuri, G. (2017) 'Economic modelling of the management of dredged marine sediments'. Geology, Geophysics and Environment, [Details]
(2016)'Editorial - Special Virtual Issue on Migration'
Declan Jordan and Paul Elhorst (2016) 'Editorial - Special Virtual Issue on Migration'. Spatial Economic Analysis, Globe icon [Details]
(2016)'Does More Competition Increase Business-Level Innovation? Evidence from Domestically Focused Firms in Emerging Economies'
Frank Crowley and Declan Jordan (2016) 'Does More Competition Increase Business-Level Innovation? Evidence from Domestically Focused Firms in Emerging Economies'. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, [Details]
(2016)'Financial modelling and analysis of the management of dredged marine sediments - development of a decision support tool'
Harrington, J.R., Murphy, J., Coleman, M., Jordan, D., Szacsuri, G. (2016) 'Financial modelling and analysis of the management of dredged marine sediments - development of a decision support tool'. Journal of Shipping and Trade, 1 (1):1-10 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'Cross Sectoral Differences in the Drivers of Innovation: Evidence from the Irish Community Innovation Survey'
Doran, J. and D. Jordan (2016) 'Cross Sectoral Differences in the Drivers of Innovation: Evidence from the Irish Community Innovation Survey'. Journal of Economic Studies, [Details]
(2016)'Decomposing US Regional Income Inequality from 1969 to 2009'
Doran, J. and D. Jordan (2016) 'Decomposing US Regional Income Inequality from 1969 to 2009'. Applied Economics Letters, [Details]
(2015)'Location and Business-Level Product Innovation in Vietnam: Regional Differences and Drivers'
Declan Jordan (2015) 'Location and Business-Level Product Innovation in Vietnam: Regional Differences and Drivers'. the Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, 21 (2):232-252 Globe icon [Details]
(2015)'A Two-Stage Examination of Business Innovation Decision-Making: Evidence from Ireland'
Bourke, J.; Jordan, D. (2015) 'A Two-Stage Examination of Business Innovation Decision-Making: Evidence from Ireland'. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 9 (6):663-681 [CORA Link] [Details]
(2013)'Decomposing European NUTS2 Regional Inequality from 1980 to 2009: National and European Policy Implications'
Justin Doran, Declan Jordan (2013) 'Decomposing European NUTS2 Regional Inequality from 1980 to 2009: National and European Policy Implications'. Journal of Economic Studies, 40 (1) Globe icon [CORA Link] [Details]
(2012)'Local Labour Market Diversity and Business Innovation: Evidence from Irish Manufacturing Businesses'
Helen McGuirk and Declan Jordan; (2012) 'Local Labour Market Diversity and Business Innovation: Evidence from Irish Manufacturing Businesses'. European Planning Studies, [CORA Link] [Details]
(2012)'The Effects of National and International Interaction on Innovation: Evidence from the Irish CIS: 2004-6'
Doran, J., D. Jordan and E. O'Leary (2012) 'The Effects of National and International Interaction on Innovation: Evidence from the Irish CIS: 2004-6'. Industry and Innovation, 19 (5) [CORA Link] [Details]
(2013)'Effects of R&D spending on Innovation by Irish and Foreign-owned Businesses'
Doran, Justin; Jordan, Declan; O'Leary, Eoin (2013) 'Effects of R&D spending on Innovation by Irish and Foreign-owned Businesses'. Journal of Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 165 Globe icon [CORA Link] [Details]
(2012)'The Effects of the Frequency of Spatially Proximate and Distant Interaction on Innovation by Irish SMEs'
Justin Doran, Declan Jordan, Eoin O'Leary (2012) 'The Effects of the Frequency of Spatially Proximate and Distant Interaction on Innovation by Irish SMEs'. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Globe icon [CORA Link] [Details]
(2012)'Participation, Expenditure and Regressivity in the Irish Lottery: Evidence from Irish Household Budget Survey 2004-05'
Crowley, F.; Eakins, J.; Jordan, D. (2012) 'Participation, Expenditure and Regressivity in the Irish Lottery: Evidence from Irish Household Budget Survey 2004-05'. Economic and Social Review, 43 (2):199-225 Globe icon [CORA Link] [Details]
(2011)'The Role of External Interaction for Innovation in Irish High-technology Businesses'
Jordan D and O'Leary E (2011) 'The Role of External Interaction for Innovation in Irish High-technology Businesses'. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 12 (4):248-256 [CORA Link] [Details]
(2008)'Is Irish Innovation Policy Working? Evidence from High-Technology Businesses'
Jordan, D. and O'Leary, E.; (2008) 'Is Irish Innovation Policy Working? Evidence from High-Technology Businesses'. Journal of Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ir, 37 :1-44 Globe icon [CORA Link] [Details]
(2005)'The Roles of Interaction and Proximity for Innovation by Irish High-Technology Businesses: Policy Implications'
O'Leary, Eoin; (2005) 'The Roles of Interaction and Proximity for Innovation by Irish High-Technology Businesses: Policy Implications'. Quarterly Economic Commentary, :86-100 [CORA Link] [Details]

Other Journals

YearPublication
(2009)'Re-imagining Innovation: Hold the Scientists and Bring in the Practitioners'
D. Jordan; (2009) 'Re-imagining Innovation: Hold the Scientists and Bring in the Practitioners' Ivey Business Journal, 73 (4) . Globe icon [Details]

Conference Publications

YearPublication
(2016)45th Annual Conference Regional Science Association International - British and Irish Section
Declan Jordan (2016) The capital-city effect and performance: Evidence from European football leagues 45th Annual Conference Regional Science Association International - British and Irish Section Globe icon [Details]
(2015)Regional Studies Association Winter Conference Great Transformation: recasting Regional Policy
Frank Crowley and Declan Jordan (2015) Local Competition and Firm Performance Outcomes: Evidence from Developing Economies . In: Lesa Reynolds eds. Regional Studies Association Winter Conference Great Transformation: recasting Regional Policy ISBN: 978-1-897721-51-3 RSA, Seaford, BN251NP. United Kingdom, , pp.88-92 [Details]
(2015)Regional Science Association- British and Irish Section Annual Conference 2015
Frank Crowley and Declan Jordan (2015) Local Competition and Firm Performance Outcomes: Evidence from Developing Economies Regional Science Association- British and Irish Section Annual Conference 2015 [Details]
(2015)7th Annual Conference European Sports Economics Association
Declan Jordan and Justin Doran (2015) The Effect of Local Rivalry on Performance: Evidence from the English Premier League 1993 to 2012 7th Annual Conference European Sports Economics Association Zurich, [Details]
(2007)37th Annual Conference of Regional Science Association International (British and Irish Section), Bangor, Northern Ireland
Declan Jordan and Eoin O’Leary (2007) Sources of Innovation in Irish SME’s: Evidence from Two Irish Regions 37th Annual Conference of Regional Science Association International (British and Irish Section), Bangor, Northern Ireland [Details]
(2012)The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland - 2012/13 session
Doran, J., D. Jordan and E. O'Leary (2012) Effects of R&D spending on Innovation by Irish and Foreign-owned Businesses The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland - 2012/13 session [Details]
(2011)Regional Studies Association Annual International Conference 2011
Doran, J. and D. Jordan; (2011) Decomposing European Income Inequalities: National Perspectives on European Level Cohesion Regional Studies Association Annual International Conference 2011 [Details]
(2009)38th Annual Conference Regional Science Association British and Irish Section Limerick
Crowley, F. and Jordan, D (2009) Participation, Expenditure and Regressivity in the Irish Lottery 38th Annual Conference Regional Science Association British and Irish Section Limerick [Details]
(2005)Southern & Eastern Regional Assembly: 6th Annual Conference
Jordan, D. and O'Leary, E.; (2005) The Roles of Interaction and Proximity for Innovation by Irish High-Technology Businesses: Policy Implications Southern & Eastern Regional Assembly: 6th Annual Conference [Details]
(2012)InterTradeIreland Innovation Conference
Jane Bourke & Declan Jordan (2012) Determinants of basic and applied research outputs from funded research: evidence from a census of Irish researchers InterTradeIreland Innovation Conference [Details]
(2012)Bilateral Workshop: School of Economics, UCC & Dept. of Economic Geography, University of Groningen
Jane Bourke & Declan Jordan (2012) Determinants of basic and applied research outputs from funded research: evidence from a census of Irish researchers Bilateral Workshop: School of Economics, UCC & Dept. of Economic Geography, University of Groningen [Details]
(2011)Irish Regions in the Smart Economy - RSA Irish Branch
Doran, J., E. O'Leary and D. Jordan; (2011) Irish Innovation Policy and Regional Development Irish Regions in the Smart Economy - RSA Irish Branch [Details]
(2011)European Network on Industrial Policy (Evaluating Innovation Workshop)
Doran, J. and D. Jordan; (2011) Cross Sectoral Differences in the Drivers of Innovation: Evidence from the Irish Community Innovation Survey European Network on Industrial Policy (Evaluating Innovation Workshop) [Details]
(2010)Department of Economics Winter 2010 Research Symposium
Doran, J. and D. Jordan; (2010) Cross-Sectoral Differences in the Drivers of Innovation: Evidence from the Irish Community Innovation Survey Department of Economics Winter 2010 Research Symposium [Details]
(2010)Regional Science Association International - British and Irish Section
Doran, J; Jordan, D; O'Leary. E; (2010) The Effects of National and International Interaction on Innovation: Evidence from the Irish CIS: 2004-6 Regional Science Association International - British and Irish Section [Details]
(2009)DRUID Summer Conference 2009
Doran J., Jordan D. and O'Leary E.; (2009) The Effects of Geography on Innovation by Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Ireland DRUID Summer Conference 2009 [Details]
(2009)Dublin Economics Workshop
Jordan, D; O'Leary, E; (2009) The 'Smart Economy': Testing a Faith Based Policy Dublin Economics Workshop Kenmare, [Details]
(2009)38th Annual Conference Regional Science Association British and Irish Section
Crowley, F. and Jordan, D. ; (2009) Participation, Expenditure and Regressivity in the Irish Lottery 38th Annual Conference Regional Science Association British and Irish Section Limerick, [Details]
(2008)Irish Economics Association Annual Conference
Jane Bourke & Declan Jordan; (2008) The Two-Stage Business Innovation Decision Irish Economics Association Annual Conference [Details]
(2008)European Regional Science Association Congress
Bourke, J. and Jordan, D.; (2008) The Innovation Decision? A Two-Stage Model of Innovation in Irish Businesses European Regional Science Association Congress Liverpool, UK, , 28-AUG-08 - 28-AUG-08 [Details]
(2008)48th Congress of the European Regional Science Association
Jordan, D. and O'Leary, E.; (2008) Re-evaluating Irish innovation policy: A chain-link perspective 48th Congress of the European Regional Science Association Liverpool, [Details]
(2008)48th Congress of the European Regional Science Association
Power, J., Jordan, D. and O'Leary, E.; (2008) The effect of networks on innovation performance: the case of West Cork Leader Group 48th Congress of the European Regional Science Association Liverpool, [Details]
(2008)48th Congress of the European Regional Science Association
Doran J., Jordan D. and O'Leary E.; (2008) The role of geography in explaining innovation in SMEs in Irish regions 48th Congress of the European Regional Science Association Liverpool, [Details]
(2007)47th Congress of European Regional Science Association
Jordan, D. and O'Leary, E.; (2007) Sources of Innovation in Irish SME's: Evidence from Two Irish Regions 47th Congress of European Regional Science Association Paris, , 01-AUG-07 - 01-AUG-07 [Details]
(2007)Matchpoints - The Knowledge-Based Economy, identities and the Transforming State
Jordan, D. and O'Leary, E.; (2007) Redesigning Irish Innovation Policy: A Chain-Link Perspective Matchpoints - The Knowledge-Based Economy, identities and the Transforming State University of Aarhus, Denmark, [Details]
(2003)Regional Science Association International British and Irish Section 33rd Annual Conference
Jordan, D.; (2003) Using an Innovation Systems Approach to Explain European National Innovation Performance Regional Science Association International British and Irish Section 33rd Annual Conference University of St Andrews, Scotland, [Details]

Published Reports

YearPublication
(2012)Employment Earnings Inequality in Ireland 2006-2010.
McCarthy, N., O' Connor, M., Sherman, M. and Jordan, D. (2012) Employment Earnings Inequality in Ireland 2006-2010. Publicpolicy.ie, Dublin. [Details]
(2003)The Market for Student Accommodation in Cork.
Shinnick, E. & D. Jordan; (2003) The Market for Student Accommodation in Cork. Cork, Ireland. [Details]

Book Reviews

YearPublication
(2012)Universities, Knowledge Transfer, and Regional Development: Geography, Entrepreneurship, and Policy – Edited by Attila Varga.
Declan Jordan (2012) Universities, Knowledge Transfer, and Regional Development: Geography, Entrepreneurship, and Policy – Edited by Attila Varga. Book Reviews Globe icon [Details]

Curated Exhibition

YearPublication
(2015)Everything Must Go: Art and the Market.
Declan Jordan and Chris Clarke (2015) Everything Must Go: Art and the Market. Glucksman Gallery. Cork: Curated Exhibition Globe icon [Details]

Invited papers

YearPublication
(2011)Launch of Future West Cork Week.
Doran J. and D. Jordan; (2011) Launch of Future West Cork Week. Invited papers [Details]
(2011)CSO - 3rd Business Statistics Seminar.
Doran, J. and D. Jordan; (2011) CSO - 3rd Business Statistics Seminar. Invited papers [Details]
(2012)JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics Lecture Series, NUI Galway.
Doran, J. and D. Jordan (2012) JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics Lecture Series, NUI Galway. Invited papers [Details]

Magazine article

YearPublication
(2011)Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Could be a Permanent Solution to a Temporary Problem.
Declan Jordan (2011) Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Could be a Permanent Solution to a Temporary Problem. Magazine article [Details]
(2007)Now is the time to fix.
Declan Jordan; (2007) Now is the time to fix. Magazine article [Details]
(1997)Thumbs down for euro: Symposium of economists views.
Declan Jordan; (1997) Thumbs down for euro: Symposium of economists views. Magazine article [Details]
(1996)A more volatile currency outlook.
Declan Jordan; (1996) A more volatile currency outlook. Magazine article [Details]

Newspaper Articles

YearPublication
(2011)Irish Examiner - Rural researchers keep lid on euphoria.
Doran, J. and D. Jordan Interview given to Eamonn Pitts (2011) Irish Examiner - Rural researchers keep lid on euphoria. Newspaper Articles Globe icon [Details]
(2011)Cost of Debt Forgiveness Would be Far Too High.
Declan Jordan; Seamus Coffey (2011) Cost of Debt Forgiveness Would be Far Too High. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2008)“Innovation is not Academic”, Irish Times: Innovation Magazine.
Declan Jordan and Eoin O’Leary (2008) “Innovation is not Academic”, Irish Times: Innovation Magazine. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2011)Sunday Business Post: Cost of debt forgiveness would be far too high.
Seamus Coffey and Declan Jordan (2011) Sunday Business Post: Cost of debt forgiveness would be far too high. Ireland: Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2011)What does ¿500million look like?.
Declan Jordan (2011) What does ¿500million look like?. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2010)Third-Level Fees Needed for Equity and the `Smart Economy¿.
Declan Jordan (2010) Third-Level Fees Needed for Equity and the `Smart Economy¿. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2010)Will four year plan help business?.
Declan Jordan (2010) Will four year plan help business?. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2009)An enterprising initiative.
Declan Jordan; (2009) An enterprising initiative. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2009)Beware unintended consequences of innovation policies.
Declan Jordan; (2009) Beware unintended consequences of innovation policies. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2005)State R&D Funding `may not be value for money.
Declan Jordan; (2005) State R&D Funding `may not be value for money. Newspaper Articles [Details]

Working Paper

YearPublication
(2012)Cross Sectoral Differences in the Drivers of Innovation: Evidence from the Irish Community Innovation Survey.
Doran, J. and D. Jordan (2012) Cross Sectoral Differences in the Drivers of Innovation: Evidence from the Irish Community Innovation Survey. Business Group Working Paper Series, WP2012-04: Working Paper [CORA Link] [Details]
(2010)The Effects of National and International Interaction on Innovation: Evidence from the Irish CIS: 2004-6.
Doran, J, D. Jordan and E. O'Leary; (2010) The Effects of National and International Interaction on Innovation: Evidence from the Irish CIS: 2004-6. UCC Department of Economics: Working Paper [Details]
(2009)The Effects of Geography on Innovation in Small to Medium Sized Enterprises in the South-East and South-West of Ireland.
Doran J., Jordan D. and O'Leary E.; (2009) The Effects of Geography on Innovation in Small to Medium Sized Enterprises in the South-East and South-West of Ireland. UCC Department of Economics: Working Paper Globe icon [CORA Link] [Details]

Other

YearPublication
(2006)Irish R&D and Enterprise Policies Criticized in New Survey Findings. Welsh Economic Review. Welsh Economy Research Unit, Cardiff University.
Declan Jordan and Eoin O’Leary (2006) Irish R&D and Enterprise Policies Criticized in New Survey Findings. Welsh Economic Review. Welsh Economy Research Unit, Cardiff University. Other [Details]
(2005)Ireland Has ‘Little to Offer’ High-Tech Business Innovators. The Engineers Journal.
Declan Jordan and Eoin O’Leary (2005) Ireland Has ‘Little to Offer’ High-Tech Business Innovators. The Engineers Journal. Other [Details]

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Regional Science Association International - British and Irish Section Secretary25-AUG-09 / 28-FEB-11

Conference Contributions

YearPublication
(2013)NERI Labour Market Conference,
Jordan, Declan; McCarthy, Noirin; O’Connor, Marie and Sherman, Meadhbh (2013) Employment Earning Inequality in Ireland 2006-2010. [Oral Presentation], NERI Labour Market Conference, Dublin, Ireland . [Details]
(2013)Irish Society of New Economists (ISNE),
McCarthy, N., Jordan, D., O' Connor, M., and Sherman, M. (2013) Employment Earning Inequality in Ireland 2006-2010. [Oral Presentation], Irish Society of New Economists (ISNE), NUI Maynooth , 05-SEP-13 - 06-SEP-13. [Details]
(2012)Public Policy Employment Earnings Inequality,
McCarthy, N., O' Connor, M., Sherman, M. & Jordan, D. (2012) Employment Earnings Inequality in Ireland 2006 -2010. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Public Policy Employment Earnings Inequality, Dublin, Ireland . [Details]
(2010)39th Annual Conference Regional Science Association International - British and Irish Section,
Jordan, D.; (2010) Association Secretary. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], 39th Annual Conference Regional Science Association International - British and Irish Section, Glasgow , 24-AUG-10 - 26-AUG-10. [Details]
(2009)Irish Economics Association Annual Conference,
Jane Bourke*, Declan Jordan; (2009) The Two-Stage Business Innovation Decision: Evidence from Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Irish Economics Association Annual Conference, Blarney, Co. Cork , 24-APR-09 - 24-APR-09. [Details]
(2008)European Regional Science Association,
Jane Bourke*, Declan Jordan; (2008) The Innovation Decision? A Two-Stage Model of Innovation in Irish Businesses. [Oral Presentation], European Regional Science Association, Liverpool, UK , 28-AUG-08 - 28-AUG-08. [Details]
(2009)Regional Science Association International - British and Irish Section Annual Conference,
Declan Jordan; (2009) Local Organiser. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Regional Science Association International - British and Irish Section Annual Conference, Limerick , 26-AUG-09 - 28-AUG-09. [Details]

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Academic Council Research and Innovation Committee Committee member2014 /
University China Regional Working Group Vice-Chair2013 / 2015
College of Business and Law Internationalisation Committee Member2012 / 2015
Academic Council Member2012 /
Regional Science Association International - British and Irish Section Secretary2009 / 2012
School of Economics - Schools Liaison Committee Chair2007 / 2009
Faculty of Commerce Research Committee Member2010 / 2011
College of Business and Law Sabbatical Leave Committee Committee member2011 / 2014

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
University College Cork College Lecturer03-SEP-03 /
Intel Ireland Treasury Manager01-JAN-00 /
FTI Finance, Dublin Manager, Consulting and Market Economist01-MAR-94 /

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
1991University of Limerick Bachelor of Business StudiesBusiness
1993UCD MEconScEconomics
2007UCC PHDEconomics

Consultancy

 ClientDescription
South-West Regional Authority

DRIVE for Growth: Benchmarking Study on Innovation in the South-West Region

South-East Regional Authority

DRIVE for Growth: Benchmarking Study on Innovation in the South-East Region

Outreach Activities

 Description

D. Jordan, May 2007, "Depression or Blip? Ireland's Economic Future" Presentation to the Third Sector Forum, Cork

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Irish Journal Of Public Policy Referee-
Papers In Regional Science Referee-
Growth And Change Referee-
Small Business Economics Referee-
Working Paper Series, Department Of Economics Referee-

Teaching Interests

Current Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching; Intermediate Microeconomics (BA 2); Economics of Corporate Strategy (BSc Finance 4)

Postgraduate Teaching; Economics of Business Innovation (Executive MBA)

Current Postgraduate Students

 StudentDegree Type
Brosnan Stephen Doctoral Degree
Xiong Wei Doctoral Degree