College Lecturer
Economics
Ec2.41 Aras Na Laoi
University College Cork
Ireland

T: +353-(0)21-4902930
E: jane.bourke@ucc.ie

Dr. Jane Bourke is a lecturer in Economics at University College Cork. Jane holds BComm and MEconSc degrees from University College Cork and a PhD from Warwick Business School. Since joining the Department in 2006, Jane has taught across a range of courses, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level.  

Jane's research interests are in the areas of innovation & technological change, adoption and diffusion of innovations, and health economics. Jane has presented her research at national and international conferences, and has recently published in the European Journal of Health Economics, Health Policy, the International Journal of Innovation Management and the Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research.

Research Interests

Jane's research interests are in the areas of innovation & technological change, adoption and diffusion of innovations, and health economics.

Peer Reviewed Journals

YearPublication
(2015)''The Role of HRM and ICT Complementarities in Firm Innovation: Evidence from Transition Economies'
Jane Bourke & Frank Crowley (2015) ''The Role of HRM and ICT Complementarities in Firm Innovation: Evidence from Transition Economies'. International Journal of Innovation Management, [Details]
(2015)'A Two-Stage Examination of Business Innovation Decision-Making: Evidence from Ireland'
Bourke, J.; Jordan, D. (2015) 'A Two-Stage Examination of Business Innovation Decision-Making: Evidence from Ireland'. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, [Details]
(2014)'ICT use in Irish general practices: an intra-practice adoption study'
Jane Bourke (2014) 'ICT use in Irish general practices: an intra-practice adoption study'. International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, 14 (4):304-326 [Details]
(2013)'At What Price? A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing Trial of Labour after Previous Caesarean versus Elective Repeat Caesarean Delivery'
Fawsitt, C.G., Bourke, J., Greene, R.A., Everard, C.M., Murphy,A., Lutomski, J.E. (2013) 'At What Price? A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing Trial of Labour after Previous Caesarean versus Elective Repeat Caesarean Delivery'. Plos One, 8 (3) [Details]
(2014)'The influence of experiential learning on medical equipment adoption in general practices'
Jane Bourke & Stephen Roper (2014) 'The influence of experiential learning on medical equipment adoption in general practices'. Health Policy, [Details]
(2012)'In with the new: the determinants of prescribing innovation by general practitioners in Ireland'
Bourke, J,Roper, S (2012) 'In with the new: the determinants of prescribing innovation by general practitioners in Ireland'. European Journal of Health Economics, 13 :393-407 [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'Factors associated with staffing provision and medical equipment acquisition in Irish general practice'
Jane Bourke & Colin Bradley (2012) 'Factors associated with staffing provision and medical equipment acquisition in Irish general practice'. Irish Medical Journal, 105 (10):338-340 [Details]
(2009)'Income-related inequalities and inequities in Irish healthcare utilization'
Bourke, Jane; (2009) 'Income-related inequalities and inequities in Irish healthcare utilization'. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, 9 (4):325-331 [Details]

Other Journals

YearPublication
(2010)'The Changing Face of the Primary Health Care Market in Ireland'
Bourke, Jane; (2010) 'The Changing Face of the Primary Health Care Market in Ireland' Public Affairs Ireland, . [Details]

Conference Publications

YearPublication
(2013)RSAI: BIS Annual Conference
Jane Bourke & Frank Crowley (2013) The Role of HRM and ICT Complementarities in Firm Innovation: Evidence from Transition Economies RSAI: BIS Annual Conference [Details]
(2012)Bilateral Workshop: School of Economics, UCC & Dept. of Economic Geography, University of Groningen
Jane Bourke & Declan Jordan (2012) Determinants of basic and applied research outputs from funded research: evidence from a census of Irish researchers Bilateral Workshop: School of Economics, UCC & Dept. of Economic Geography, University of Groningen [Details]
(2012)European Conference in Health Economics
Jane Bourke (2012) ICT Use in Irish General Practices: An Intra-Practice Adoption Study European Conference in Health Economics [Details]
(2012)InterTradeIreland Innovation Conference
Jane Bourke & Declan Jordan (2012) Determinants of basic and applied research outputs from funded research: evidence from a census of Irish researchers InterTradeIreland Innovation Conference [Details]
(2010)Health Economics Study Group Summer Meeting
Jane Bourke & Stephen Roper; (2010) Adoption of New Prescription Drugs by General Practitioners Health Economics Study Group Summer Meeting [Details]
(2010)Health Economics Association of Ireland Spring Meeting
Jane Bourke & Stephen Roper; (2010) Diffusion of New Prescription Drugs in Irish General Practice Health Economics Association of Ireland Spring Meeting [Details]
(2010)Irish Economics Association Annual Confernce
Jane Bourke & Stephen Roper; (2010) Adoption of Prescribing Innovations in Irish General Practices Irish Economics Association Annual Confernce [Details]
(2008)The Irish Society of New Economists Annual Conference
Jane Bourke; (2008) Regional income-related inequities in Irish health care utilisation The Irish Society of New Economists Annual Conference [Details]
(2008)Irish Economics Association Annual Conference
Jane Bourke & Declan Jordan; (2008) The Two-Stage Business Innovation Decision Irish Economics Association Annual Conference [Details]
(2008)European Regional Science Association Congress
Bourke, J. and Jordan, D.; (2008) The Innovation Decision? A Two-Stage Model of Innovation in Irish Businesses European Regional Science Association Congress Liverpool, UK, , 28-AUG-08 - 28-AUG-08 [Details]
(2007)International Health Economics Association
Jane Bourke; (2007) Income-related inequalities and inequities in irish healthcare utilization International Health Economics Association [Details]
(2007)Irish Economic Association Annual Conference
Jane Bourke; (2007) Income-related inequalities and inequities in Irish healthcare utilization Irish Economic Association Annual Conference [Details]
(2007)Regional Science Association: British & Irish Section
Jane Bourke; (2007) Regional income-related inequities in Irish health care utilisation Regional Science Association: British & Irish Section [Details]

Thesis/Dissertation

YearPublication
(2006)An Examination of Income-Related Inequlities and Inequities in Irish Health Care Utilisation.
Bourke, Jane (2006) An Examination of Income-Related Inequlities and Inequities in Irish Health Care Utilisation. Thesis/Dissertation [Details]
(2011)Adoption of Innovations in Irish General Practices: Prescription Drugs, Medical Equipment and ICT.
Bourke, Jane (2011) Adoption of Innovations in Irish General Practices: Prescription Drugs, Medical Equipment and ICT. Thesis/Dissertation [Details]

Working Paper

YearPublication
(2010)In with the new: The determinants of prescribing innovation by general practitioners in Ireland.
Jane Bourke & Stephen Roper; (2010) In with the new: The determinants of prescribing innovation by general practitioners in Ireland. Warwick Business School: Working Paper [Details]
(2007)Income-related inequalities and inequities in Irish health care utilisation.
Jane Bourke; (2007) Income-related inequalities and inequities in Irish health care utilisation. Working Paper [Details]
(2010)General Practice in Ireland in 2010: A Survey of Staff and Equipment Investment.
Jane Bourke & Colin Bradley; (2010) General Practice in Ireland in 2010: A Survey of Staff and Equipment Investment. Department of Economics, UCC, Working Paper Series: Working Paper [Details]
(2010)The Innovation Decision? A Two-Stage Model of Innovation in Irish Businesses.
Jane Bourke & Declan Jordan; (2010) The Innovation Decision? A Two-Stage Model of Innovation in Irish Businesses. Department of Economics UCC Working Paper Series: Working Paper [Details]

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2013Early Career Best Paper in Regional Science RSAI: British and Irish Section

Conference Contributions

YearPublication
(2010)Health Economics Study Group Summer Meeting,
Jane Bourke; (2010) Scientific and Organising Committee. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Health Economics Study Group Summer Meeting, Cork , 23-JUN-10 - 25-JUN-10. [Details]

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Irish Journal Of Public Policy Referee-
Expert Review Of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research Referee-
Health Policy Referee-
International Small Business Journal Referee-
Health Economics, Policy And Law Referee-
Applied Health Economics And Health Policy Referee-

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Irish Economics Association Member/
Health Economics Association of Ireland Member/

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
School of Economics Graduate Studies Committee Member/

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
University College Cork Lecturer/
University College Cork Administrative Officer - Economist in the Department of Finance./

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2011University of Warwick PhDAdoption of Innovations in Irish General Practices: Prescription Drugs, Medical Equipment and ICT
2002University College Cork B.Comm.Commerce
2006University College Cork MEconScEconomics

Teaching Interests

                          


Current Postgraduate Students

 StudentDegree Type
Fawsitt Christopher Doctoral Degree