PhD Students' Profile
Name: Kieran Higgins
Year of Study: 2nd Yr
Supervisors: Dr. Alberto Long, Prof. George Hutchinson, Dr. Marco Boeri
Funding: Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (DARDNI) Postgraduate Studentship
Education: BSc Land Use & Environmental Management (Queen’s University Belfast)
Current Project: Maximising the Market & Non-market Benefits of Small, Privately Owned woodlands: Identification of Willingness-to-Pay
Career Goal: A career in academia or the private sector looking at the behavioural economics of retail purchases.
Publications: Contributing Author, Northern Ireland Environment Agency, (2013). State of the Environment Report 2013: From Evidence to Opportunity. Belfast: Department of the Environment NI.
Name: Gretta Mohan
Year of Study: 2nd Year
Supervisors: Dr Alberto Longo, Professor Frank Kee
Funding: Medical Research Council
Education: BSc (Hons) Economics, Queen’s University Belfast, MSc Economics and Econometrics, University of Nottingham
Current Project: The health and wellbeing impact of the Neighbourhood Renewal urban regeneration strategy in Northern Ireland
Career Goal: Career in policy/decision making in public or private sector and Health Economist.
Name: Rowan Tunnicliffe
Year of Study: 1st Year
Supervisors: Prof. George Hutchinson; Dr. Dermot O’Reilly
Funding: Centre of Excellence for Public Health (NI)
Education: BSc(Hons) Economics – University of Bath; MSc Behavioural Science for Management (with distinction) – University of Stirling
Current Project: Time discounting risk preference, personal health behaviours and screening in older people.
Career Goal: I would like to pursue a career as an academic researcher after completion of the PhD, focussing on behavioural economics and econometrics, specifically with regards to health.
Name: Adenuga, Adewale Henry
Year of Study: 2nd year
Supervisors: Prof. George Hutchinson, Prof. John Davis, Dr. Myles Patton, Dr. Trevor Donnellan
Funding: Walsh Fellowship
Education: MSc. Agric. Economics, B. Agric (First Class Hons), University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria
Current Project: Implications of the EU Milk Quota Abolition for the Agri-Food Sector in the Island of Ireland
Career Goal: To become a development expert, renowned academic and researcher
Publications: Some of my publications are given below:
K.D. Farnsworth A.H. Adenuga, R.S. de Groot (2015). The complexity of biodiversity: A biological perspective on economic valuation, Ecol. Econ. 120:350-354. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2015.10.003. Published by Elsevier on behalf of the International Society for Ecological Economics.
Fadipe A., Adenuga A. H. and Lawal A. (2014). Analysis of income determinants among rural households in Kwara State, Nigeria. Trakia Journal of Sciences. 12,4); 400-404. Published by Trakia University, Bulgeria. Available at: http://tru.uni-sz.bg/tsj/Vol.%2012,%20%20N4/A.Fadipe.pdf
A. H. Adenuga, A. Muhammad-Lawal, O. A. Rotimi (2013). Economics and Technical Efficiency of Dry Season Tomato Production in Selected Areas in Kwara State, Nigeria, Agris on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics 5(1); 11-19, Published by Faculty of Economics and Management, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague. Available online at http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/148099/2/agris_online_2013_1_adenuga_muhammad-lawal_rotimi.pdf
Adenuga A. H., Omotesho O. A. Ojehomon V. E. T., Diagne, A., Olorunsanya E. O. and Adenuga O. M.(2013). Poverty analysis of rice farming households: a multidimensional approach. Albanian j. agric. sci.12 (4): 641-651. Published by Agricultural University of Tirana, Tirana, Albania. Available online at https://sites.google.com/a/ubt.edu.al/rssb/revista-2013_4