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Professor Eleanor Denny

The Bursar (Provost's Office)


Professor in (Bursar)

Professor in (Economics)

  Behavioural Economics   Electricity Storage   Emission   Energy and Climate Change   ENERGY EFFICIENCY   Environment, Natural Resources Economics   Renewable energies

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Independent Expert member, National Economic and Social Council 2018
Non-resident Fellow, Payne Institute, Colorado School of Mines
Visiting Scholar, Harvard Environmental Economics Programme
Visiting Scholar, Havard Graduate School of Education
Journal reviewer (e.g. Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Nature, Applied Economics, Ecological Economics, IEEE Transactions and many others)
External Advisory Board member, Irish Government Economic Evaluation Service (IGEES) 2016
External Advisory Board member, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, Behavioural Economics Unit 2017
External Advisory Board member, Steering Committee of Energy Policy Research Centre at the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) 2010
Selection committee, European Award for Excellence in Teaching in Humanities and Social Sciences 2016
Expert reviewer for European Commission funded projects
External examiner for PhD theses (approximately 2 per year) in international universities
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Member of International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE)
Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE)
Member of American Economic Association
Carroll, J., Aravena, C., Boeri, M., and Denny, E, The energy cost information gap and the effects of short and long-term monetary labels on household decisions, The Energy Journal, forthcoming, 2020, Journal Article, IN_PRESS
James Carroll, William Brazil, Bruno Morando, Eleanor Denny, What Drives the Gender-Cycling-Gap? Census Analysis from Ireland, Transport Policy, 97, 2020, p95-102 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Eleanor Denny, Student views on transition to Higher Education in Ireland: challenges, impacts and suggestions, Higher Education Quarterly, 2020, p1-33 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Schuitema, G., Aravena, C., Denny, E., The psychology of energy efficiency labels: Trust, involvement, and attitudes towards energy performance certificates in Ireland, Energy Research and Social Science, 59, 2020, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
O'Mahoney, A., Denny, E., Hobbs, B., O'Malley, M., The drivers of power system emissions: an econometric analysis of load, wind and forecast errors, Energy Systems, 9, (4), 2018, p853 - 872, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Denny, E., O'Mahoney, A., Lannoye, E, Modelling the impact of wind generation on electricity market prices in Ireland: An econometric versus unit commitment approach, Renewable Energy, 104 , 2017, p109 - 119, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Carroll, J., Denny, E., Lyons, S., The effects of energy cost labelling on appliance purchasing decisions: trial results from Ireland, Journal of consumer policy, 39, 2016, p23 - 40, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Aravena, C.; Riquelme, A. and Denny, E. , Money, comfort or environment? Priorities and determinants of energy efficiency investments in Irish households, Journal of Consumer Policy, 39, 2016, p159 - 186, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Carroll, J., Aravena, C., and Denny, E. , Low energy efficiency in rental properties: Asymmetric information or low willingness-to-pay?, Energy Policy, 96, 2016, p617 - 629, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Denny, E & Weiss, J, Hurry or wait - the pros and cons of going fast or slow on climate change, The Economists Voice, 12, (1), 2015, p19 - 24, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI

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James Carroll, Kenneth Conway, Alastair Shannon, Eleanor Denny, The Impact of COVID-19 Restrictions on Electricity Demand: Evidence from Two Jurisdictions, IAEE Energy Forum, 2020, p51 - 54, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Bryan Coyne, Eleanor Denny, An Economic Evaluation of Future Electricity Use in Irish Data Centres, 2018, Working Paper, PUBLISHED
Carroll, J., Lyons, S., Denny, E, Appliance Purchases and Lifetime Monetary Consumption Information, Irish Economic Association Meeting, Limerick, May 2014, 2014, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Denny, E. Keane, A., Mullane, A., Concept Development of a Wind and Ocean Powered Smart Network for the Integrated Supply of Energy for Electricity, Heat and Transport in Irish Island Communities, Ireland, Sustainable Energy Ireland, 2011, Report, PUBLISHED


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Fellow Trinity College Dublin 2018
Non-resident Fellow, Payne Institute, Colorado School of Mines 2018
Visiting Scholar, Harvard Environmental Economics Programme 2014
Visiting Scholar, Harvard Graduate School of Education 2014
European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities (presented by the Central European University) 2012
Provost Teaching Award 2010
Best Paper - Irish energy research conference 2005
UCD open postgraduate scholarship 2000
Patrick Semple Medal in Economics 1999