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Professor Mary  O'Mahony
Mary O’Mahony is Professor of Applied Economics at King's Business School.

Professor Mary O'Mahony

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Professor of Applied Economics

Head of Department, Economics.

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  • Economics

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Mary O’Mahony is Professor of Applied Economics and Head of Department, Economics at King's Business School. Her research interests include measuring and explaining international differences in productivity, technology and growth; human capital formation and its impacts on productivity and measuring performance in public services, including health and education.

She joined King’s in May 2013 and was previously Professor at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham. She is currently a visiting fellow at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, London. 

Her research has in recent years been primarily funded by the European Commission and she recently coordinated two EC FP7 projects SERVICEGAP and INDICSER as well as being academic coordinator on the FP6 EU KLEMS project.

Mary's Research Excellence Framework 2021 impact case study was called Better Economic Data: Developing New Techniques to Measure the Economy More Accurately. Read the impact feature on this case study here.