Bernadette Andreosso O’Callaghan
Professor of International Economics, University of Limerick, Ireland.

Who is

Who is


1981 :BSc in Economics (Maitrise Sciences Economiques); Université de Franche Comté, France.
1982: Diploma in Advanced European Studies; College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium.
1983: MSc European Economics; Université de Paris (Panthéon-Sorbonne) France.
1986: PhD Industrial Economics; Université des Sciences et Techniques de Lille, France.


Jean Monnet Chair of Economic Integration (since August 1995) and Professor of Economics (since June 2014), University of Limerick, Ireland.
Director, Euro-Asia Centre (since 1997), University of Limerick.
Visiting Professor East-Asian Economics, Facultät Für Wirtschaftswissenschaft, Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany.

Visiting professorhip
Facultät Für Wirtschaftswissenschaft, Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany (2012).
Tsuda College, Tokyo, Japan (2012).
Seoul National University, Graduate School of International Studies, South Korea (2006).
Paul Valéry University, Montpellier, and Université d’Aix-Marseille, France.
Vietnam National University, Hanoi; Ho Chi Min City Open University; Dalat University, Vietnam (2004).
Libero Istituto Cattaneo (2003) and Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Varese (2012), Italy.
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (2 weeks assignments twice a year between 1996 and 2006).
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon), France.
Tempus assignments: Jagiellonski University in Krakow, Poland (Feb. 1992); University of Sofia, Bulgaria (March 1993); Irkutsk Academy of Economics, Russia (May 1995); School of International Studies, Bucarest, Romania (May 1992).
Socrates assignments: University of Grenoble, France (1991), University of Liège, Belgium (1990).


Theory of Economic Integration, Economic Policies of the EU, History of Economic Thought, Globalization and International Economic Issues, Industrial Economics, Agricultural Economics.

Selected publications

Journal Articles
2015. The Development and Growth of the Software Industry in Ireland: An Institutionalized Relationship Approach, European Planning Studies, 23: 5, 922-943 (with H. Lenihan and P. Reidy).
2014. Ireland’s Evolving Variety of Capitalism: Examining Industrial Development and Policy, Economic and Industrial Democracy (with H. Lenihan and T. McDonough). DOI: 0143831X14547116, October 31.
2014. Volatility Analysis of Precious Metals Returns and Oil Returns: An ICSS Approach, Journal of Economics and Finance, Volume 38, Issue 3, pp.492-517 (with L. Morales).
2014. The Global Financial Crisis: World Market or Regional Contagion Effects? International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 29, issue C, pp 108-131 (with L. Morales).
2014. Political Risk, Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment: How Do They Relate in Various European Countries? with V. Benacek, H. Lenihan, E. Michalikova and D. Kan, The World Economy, 37(5): 625-653.
2013. How red is China’s red capitalism? Continuity and change in China’s financial services sector during the global crisis, Asia Pacific Business Review, 19: 4, Special Issue ‘Demystifying Chinese Management: Issues and Challenges, pp. 444-60, with Jőrn Carsten Gottwald.

2009. Chan Ye Jing Ji Xue Yu Zu Zhi (Industrial Economics and Organization. A European Perspective). Mc Graw & Hill: London, New York (with D. Jacobson), Chinese Edition, 622 pages (ISBN: 978-7-5058-7683-5).
2005. Industrial Economics and Organization. A European Perspective. Mc Graw & Hill: London, New York (with D. Jacobson), 2nd edition, 602 pages (ISBN: 0-07-710422-6).
2003. The Economics of European Agriculture. (Palgrave: London, New York), 275 pages (ISBN: 0-333-72644-8).

Referee for the following international journals:
Applied Economics; ASEAN Economic Bulletin; Asia Europe Journal; Australian Economic History Review; Economic Systems Research (Journal of the International Input-Output Association); Emerging Markets – Finance and Trade (EMFT); Journal of Economic Studies (JES); International Review of Economics and Finance (IREF); Journal of European Integration (JEI); Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy (JAPE); Journal of Asian Economics (JAE); Journal of Development Economics (JDE); Management International; Papers in Regional Science; Regional Studies; Review of Regional Studies; Transnational Corporations (Journal of the UNCTAD); World Development; The World Economy.

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