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Alan Ahearne joined Bruegel as a Research Fellow in August 2005. Simultaneously with his work for Bruegel, he is an economics lecturer at the National University of Ireland in Galway and a Research Associate at the Institute for International Integration Studies at Trinity College Dublin.
Alan served as Special Adviser to Ireland's former Minister for Finance, the late Brian Lenihan, from March 2009 until March 2011. Since March 2011, Alan has been a Member of the Commission (Board) of the Central Bank of Ireland.
An Irish and US citizen, Alan obtained his PhD from Carnegie Mellon University (in Pittsburgh) in 1998 and subsequently joined the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, where he worked as a Senior Economist.
His research at Bruegel is focused on macroeconomics, international finance and public policy, including macroeconomic adjustment in the euro area, reform of the euro area and governance of the EU, global current account imbalances, housing booms and busts; and the international experience with banking and financial crises.