• 29 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
20042019
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Biography

Jason received his doctorate in Economic History from the University of Limerick in 2002. The subject of his thesis was the use of tariffs in Ireland in the interwar years. He then undertook a post-doctoral thesis at Trinity College Dublin, where the focus of his work was on creating GDP estimates for Ireland in the 19th century. Following his time at TCD, Jason joined Coventry University as part of the Centre for Local Economic Development (CLED). Jason has worked for the last decade in Coventry, focussing on statistical series and economic development. He is currently located in the Centre for Business in Society, where he works as a research Fellow. His most recent research has been published in the Cambridge Journal of Economics and relates to the creation of an Irish Wage Index for the 19th Century.

Research Interests

GDP estimates; Economic Development; Wage series estimates; Auto industry and LCV sector

Vision Statement

The development of long-run statistical series are an integral part of current attempts to improve our understanding and implementation of economic development. By improving statistical coverage and statistical analysis over an extended time period we make important lessons from our past relevant to contemporary efforts to advance policy for sectors such as the automotive industry. This research helps links past to present for a better future.

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Projects 2006 2019

Research Output 2004 2019

Occupational structure in Ireland in the nineteenth century: data sources and avenues of exploration

Begley, J., Geary, F. & Stark, T., 23 Jul 2019, In : Cambridge Journal of Economics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Data sources
Occupational structure
Ireland
Labor force
Census

The Rootes Group: From Growth to takeover

Begley, J., Donnelly, T. & Collis, C., 23 Aug 2019, In : Business History. (In-press), p. (In-press) 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mergers
Brothers
Dealers
Profitability
Car
1 Citation (Scopus)
electric vehicle
Electric vehicles
Internal combustion engines
driver
automobile

Urban-rural Connectivity in Nonmetropolitan Regions (URRUC): Targeted Analysis Inception Report

Begley, J., Jarvis, D., Jones, A., MacNeill, S., Cotella, G., Staricco, L., Vitale, E., Grunfelder, J., Kristensen, I., Riera, M. & Noguera, J., 8 Aug 2018, Luxembourg: ESPON EGTC. 55 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Urban-rural Connectivity in Nonmetropolitan Regions (URRUC): Targeted Analysis Activity Interim Report

Begley, J., Jarvis, D., Jones, A., MacNeill, S., Cotella, G., Staricco, L., Scudellari, J., Vitale Brovarone, E., Grunfelder, J., Löfving, L., Kristensen, I., Riera, M., Ferrandis, A., Scardaccione, G. & Noguera, J., 12 Nov 2018, Luxembourg: ESPON EGTC. 112 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Activities 2004 2015

  • 10 Participation in conference

Regional Studies Association Annual Conference

Jason Begley (Session Chair)
24 May 201527 May 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Sustaining Competitiveness: the West Midlands economy in a global context

Jason Begley (Speaker)
6 Jul 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Groupe d'Étude et de Recherche Permanent sur l'Industrie et les Salariés de l'Automobile (GERPISA) International Automotive Conference

Jason Begley (Speaker)
1 May 2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Economic History Society Annual Conference

Jason Begley (Speaker)
6 Jun 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Groupe d'Étude et de Recherche Permanent sur l'Industrie et les Salariés de l'Automobile (GERPISA) International Automotive Conference

Jason Begley (Speaker)
1 May 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference