Dr. Anthony Leddin, BA, MA, Ph.D is Head, Department of Economics, University of Limerick, Ireland. His main academic interest is in the area of international monetary economics and macroeconomic policy. He has taught at other universities in Ireland, Canada, Eastern Europe and New Zealand. He is a recipient of UL's Teaching Excellence award and has acted as consultant to the World Bank, Washington and FÁS Ireland's National Training and Employment Authority. Recently published books and journal articles include:
The Macroeconomy of Ireland (editions 1, 2 3 and 4), Dublin, Gill and Macmillan (with Brendan Walsh);
The Macroeconomy of the Eurozone: An Irish Perspective, 2003, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan (with Brendan Walsh);
'Ireland in EMU: More Shocks, Less Insulation?' The Economic and Social Review, Vol. 37, No. 2, Summer/Autumn, 2006, pp. 263-294 (with Patrick Honohan);
'Perspectives on Mineral Policy in Ireland', Resources Policy, 30, 2005, pp. 194-202, (with Gillian Dooley).