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. She currently teaches on the BSc Business and Financial Economics and BSc Finance at the undergraduate level and the MSc Health Economics, MA (Economics) and the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics Practice at the 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 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
(2014)'A Two-Stage Examination of Business Innovation Decision-Making: Evidence from Ireland'
Bourke, J.; Jordan, D. (2014) 'A Two-Stage Examination of Business Innovation Decision-Making: Evidence from Ireland'. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, [Details]
(2013)'At What Price? A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing Trial of Labour after Previous Caesarean versus Elective Repeat Caesarean Delivery'
Christopher G. Fawsitt mail, Jane Bourke, Richard A. Greene, Claire M. Everard, Aileen Murphy, Jennifer E. Lutomski (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]
(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, [Details]
(2012)'In with the new: the determinants of prescribing innovation in Ireland'
Jane Bourke & Stephen Roper; (2012) 'In with the new: the determinants of prescribing innovation in Ireland'. European Journal of Health Economics, 13 (4):363-407 [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
(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]

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

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]

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Executive Education Committee /
Staff Student Liaison Committee /

Employment

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

Education

 YearInstituionQualificationSubject
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

Reviews

 JournalRole
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

Teaching Interests

Jane currently teaches the following modules:

EC6021: Health Care Systems and Organisations
EC6024: Applied Health Survey Methods
EC6034: Innovation in Health Economics Practice
EC6031: Health Services Resourcing
EC6052: Innovation & Creativity