Posts by Prof Cormac Ó Gráda


Prof Cormac Ó Gráda

Cormac Ó Gráda is an Irish economist, a professor of economics at UCD, and a prolific author of books and academic papers.

As a historian of the economy his most quoted works are on the Irish famine of the late 1840s, and studies of fluctuations in the Irish population. Over 100 of his academic papers are available online.

He is a member of the Cliometric Society, the Economic History Society, the European Historical Economics Society, the Irish Economic and Social History Society and the Royal Irish Academy. He is also a co-editor for the European Review of Economic History.

I'm a poor, poor farmer...

Cormac Ó Gráda 03/06/2015

Cormac O'Grada: The website that is causing the IFA so much grief is both interesting and, from an equity standpoint, very disturbing. Analysing the data properly would take some time, but here are a few extracts. Single Payments in 2014: Numbers and Amounts In 2014, 3,632 farmers in ‘Meath of the pastures’ received a total of €59.1 million …



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Nat O'Connor

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Alicja Bobek

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