Prof. Dr. Bernadette Andreosso-O’Callaghan

Jean Monnet Professor of Economics
University of Limerick, Republic of Ireland

Bernadette Andreosso-O’Callaghan is Jean Monnet Professor of Economics at the University of Limerick (Ireland) where she co-founded the first research centre dealing with contemporary Asian Studies in Ireland (in 1997). The Centre serves as a repository for research on issues connected to economic growth and development in a Europe-Asia comparative framework. She is also an International Research Fellow at the Faculty of Management and Economics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany), and has taught in several Asian Universities, including Seoul National University, Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) and Tsuda University in Tokyo. She has served as a consultant for the European Commission, the Irish Government, and the International Trade Centre, Geneva. She has also been the Coordinator of an Erasmus Mundus project with Australia and New Zealand. Her major research interests embrace the areas of comparative Europe-Asia economic integration, as well as economic growth models and structural change, with a focus on East Asian countries.