Published Work

Peer reviewed publications, works in progress and conference presentations

Exceptional Masterpieces :-)
(Peer Reviewed Publications)

Peer Reviewed Journals


Juston Doran, Ger Ryan, Jane Bourke and Frank Crowley (2019) 'In-house or outsourcing skills: how best to manage for innovation.' International Journal of Innovation Management. https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/10.1142/S1363919620500103

Tracy Bradfield and Frank Crowley (2019) 'The Demand for Fee-Paying Secondary Schools in the Republic of Ireland' Irish Educational Studies. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03323315.2019.1613251

Frank Crowley and Jane Bourke (2018) 'The influence of the manager on firm innovation in emerging economies'. International Journal of Innovation Management. https://doi.org/10.1142/S1363919618500287

Frank Crowley and Philip McCann (2018) 'Firm Innovation and Productivity in Europe: Evidence from Innovation Driven and Transition Driven Economies. Journal of Applied Economics, DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2017.1355543.

Frank Crowley (2017) 'Firm Subsidies in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia: is there Urban Bias?'. Regional Studies, Regional Science, 4 (1):49-56. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21681376.2017.1307784

 

Frank Crowley (2017) 'Product and Service Innovation and Discontinuation in Manufacturing and Service Firms in Europe'. European Journal of Innovation Management, 20 (2):250-268. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/EJIM-03-2016-0027


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. 26:5, 477-488, DOI: 10.1080/10438599.2016.1233627

Jane Bourke and Frank Crowley (2016) 'Which organisational changes are most beneficial for firm innovation?' Economics and Business Letters, 5 (4).

Frank Crowley and Jane Bourke (2016) 'The Influence of Human Resource Management Systems on Innovation: Evidence from Irish Manufacturing and Service Firms'. International Journal of Innovation Management, 20 (7). http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S1363919617500037

Jane Bourke and Frank Crowley (2015) 'The Role of HRM and ICT Complementarities in Firm Innovation: Evidence from Transition Economies'. International Journal of Innovation Management, 19 (5). http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S1363919615500541

Frank Crowley and Philip McCann (2015) 'Innovation and Productivity in Irish Firms'. Spatial Economic Analysis, 10 (2):181-204. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17421772.2015.1023340

Frank Crowley, John Eakins and Declan Jordan (2012) 'Participation, Expenditure and Regressivity in the Irish Lottery: Evidence from Irish Household Budget Survey 2004/2005'. The Economic and Social Review, 42 (2):199-225.

Considine, J., Crowley, F., Foley, S. and O’Connor, M. (2008) 'Irish National Lottery Sports Capital Grant Allocations 1999-2007: Natural Experiments on Political Influence'. Economic Affairs, 28 (3):38-44.

 

Books


Frank Crowley (2015) Empirical explorations of firm innovation, government intervention and firm performance in European countries. Groningen, Netherlands: Thesis University of Groningen.
 

Book Chapters


Frank Crowley (2016) 'The Regional Dimension of Subsidies, Innovation and Job Growth in European Firms' In: Learning from implementation and evaluation of the EU Cohesion Policy: Lessons from a research-policy dialogue. RSA: RSA Research Network on Cohesion Policy. http://www.regionalstudies.org/

Considine, J., Crowley, F., Foley, S., O'Connor, M. & Ryan, G.; (2009) 'Irish National Lottery Sports Capital Grant Allocations 2003-2007' In: Issues in Public Economics, Public Goods, Public Policy and Taxation. Berlin: LIT.

Awkward Displays of Confidence (Conference Presentations)

Conference Publications

Frank Crowley and Justin Doran (2019) 'Automation and Irish Towns: Who's Most at Risk'. Irish Economic Association Annual Conference.

Frank Crowley, Jane Bourke, Justin Doran and Anthony McDonnell (2019) 'Do variations exist in management practices across firm ownership? Evidence from the UK and Ireland. Regional Science Assocation International: British and Irish Section, University of Cambridge, UK.

Justin Doran and Frank Crowley (2018) Industry Structure and Regional Economics Resilience in Ireland. European Regional Science Association (ERSA); Cork, Ireland, 2018.

Frank Crowley and Peter Barlow (2018) How Important are Ties, Trust and Tolerance for Life Satisfaction in European Regions. European Regional Science Association (ERSA); Cork, Ireland, 2018.

Frank Crowley and Peter Barlow (2018) The Role of Talent, Trust and Tolerance as Drivers of Businesses in European Regions. European Regional Science Association (ERSA); Cork, Ireland 2018.

Frank Crowley and Declan Jordan (2018) The trade-off between absorptive capacity and appropriability of the returns to innovation effort. The Regional Science Academy - The Entrepreneurial City. Cork, Ireland 2018.

Frank Crowley and Declan Jordan (2017) The Effect of Local Entrepreneurial Activity on Business- Level R&D Activity: Evidence from Swedish Businesses. European Regional Science Association (ERSA), Groningen, Netherlands, 2017.

 

Frank Crowley and Justin Doran (2017). The Role of Creative Occupations and the Creative Industries in Stimulating Business Innovation in Ireland. RSAI-BIS Conference, Harrogate, 2017

 

Frank Crowley (2016) The Regional Dimension of Subsidies, Innovation and Job Growth in European Firms. RSA Workshop on Cohesion Policy.

Frank Crowley (2016) Firm Subsidies in Emerging Economies: Is There Urban Bias? Regional Science British and Irish Section

Frank Crowley (2015) Government Intervention and Firm Performance in Europe 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 . 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

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

Frank Crowley (2015) The Impact of Government Subsidies on Firm Productivity and Firm Employment Growth: Evidence from Europe Irish Economic Association Annual Conference

Frank Crowley (2014) Explorations of Product Life Cycles in European Firms RSAI-BIS

Frank Crowley and Philip McCann (2013) Innovation and Productivity in Peripheral Europe: Evidence from BEEPS data WIPE (CREIP) conference

Frank Crowley and Philip MCann (2013) Counterfactual Analysis of Innovation and Firm Performance in Innovation and Transition Driven Economies Bilateral Workshop between Department of Economics, UCC and Department of Economic Geography, Univeristy of Groningen

Jane Bourke and Frank Crowley (2013) The Role of HRM and ICT Complementarities in Firm Innovation: Evidence from Transition Economies (Won best paper award) RSAI- British and Irish Section

Frank Crowley and Philip McCann (2012) Innovation in Peripheral Europe: Evidence from BEEPS data Bilateral Workshop between School of Economics, UCC and Department of Economic Geography, UCC

Frank Crowley (2012) How Important is Innovation for the Productivity Performance of Irish Firms? Irish Society of New Economists

Frank Crowley (*Winner of Early Career Scholar Best Presentation Award) (2012) How Important is Innovation for the Productivity Performance 41st Annual Conference of the Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section in Galway

Frank Crowley and Philip McCann (2012) Innovation and Productivity in European Firms: Evidence from BEEPS data RSAI -British and irish Section

Crowley F (2011) Innovation and Productivity Performance of Irish Firms: Evidence from BEEPS data Tripartite Workshop of British and Irish – Israeli – Netherlands Sections of the RSAI

Crowley F and McCann P (2011) Innovation and Productivity Performance of Irish Firms: Evidence from BEEPS data 40th Annual Conference Regional Science Association British and Irish Section

Crowley, Frank and Eoin O' Leary (2009) Regional Development on the Island of Ireland: Future Scenarios Conference of Irish Geographers, University College Cork

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

Crowley, Frank and Eoin O' Leary (2008) Regional Divergence on the Island of Ireland: Future Scenarios ERSA 2008, Culture, Cohesion and Competitiveness: Regional Perspectives, University of Liverpool

Crowley, Frank; Considine, John; Foley, Sinead and Marie O Connor (2007) Irish National Lottery Sports Capital Grant Allocations 2003-7: Further Evidence of Political Influence INFER Conference Workshop on Public Goods, NUI Galway

Crowley, Frank (2006) An Application of a Two-Part Model: Fruit and Vegetable Expenditure 6th World congress of the International Health Economic Association (IHEA), Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

 

Current Attempts of Genius
(Working papers)

The trade-off between absorptive capacity and appropriability of the returns to innovation effort.  With Declan Jordan.

A link to the paper can be found here: 

 

The Role of Creative Occupations and the Creative Industries in Stimulating Business Innovation in Ireland.  With Justin Doran

 

Industrial Structures and Economic Regional Resisilience and Recovery in Ireland. With Justin Doran

 

Automation and Irish Towns: Who's most at risk? with Justin Doran.

A link to the paper can be found here:

Do Variation in Management Practices Exist Across Firm Ownership: Evidence from Ireland and the United Kingdom. With Justin Doran, Jane Bourke and Anthony McDonnell.

The Role of Talent, Tolerance and Trust as drivers of new Businesses in Europe. With Peter Barlow

 

How important are Personal Trust, Ties and Tolerance for Life Satisfaction in Europe. With Edel 

A link to the paper can be found here: 

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