Posts by Prof Aidan Regan

Regan, Aidan

Prof Aidan Regan     @Aidan_Regan

Aidan Regan is an assistant professor at the School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe) and Director of the Dublin European Institute (DEI), UCD. Previously, Aidan was a postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) in Germany and a Max Weber Fellow at the Department of Political and Social Science in the European University Institute (EUI), Italy. He has also worked at the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS), University of Amsterdam (UvA). His teaching and research interests are focused on the study of comparative and international political economy, the welfare state, industrial relations and European integration.


Debunking myths: why austerity and structural reforms have had little to do with Ireland's economic recovery

Aidan Regan 10/02/2016

Aidan Regan: It has been a truly remarkable few years for Ireland and the European Union. In the space of five years Ireland has gone from being the basket case of the European Monetary Union to its number one success story. Economic growth is now the strongest in the Euro area, and according to the most recent data, this growth is having a real …



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