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Dr Deiric O'Broin

Deiric O'Broin is the Director of NorDubCo, a regional think tank based in Dublin City University. or some years previously he was employed as an economic policy analyst in the private sector. From 1995-1997 he worked in the Office of Labour Affairs in the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, and in the Office of the Tánaiste. He is a graduate of the Dublin Institute of Technology, National College of Industrial Relations, UCC where he obtained a MBS, and UCD, where he completed a MA and PhD. He is a full member of the Institution of Economic Development, the professional body for those involved in economic development policy, the Regional Studies Association, the international learned society concerned with analysis of regions and sub national issues. He has written a number of articles on local governance and local development in Ireland, and is the co-author of Local Dublin, Global Dublin and Politics, Participation & Power which are both published by Glasnevin Publishing.