Ronan Lyons

Economist, Researcher and Assistant Professor of Economics at Trinity College Dublin

A leading economist with special expertise on urban economics, Ronan makes frequent appearances on national radio talking about the housing market and economics more generally. 


Bringing a unique ability to draw stories from the figures, Ronan Lyons is one of the world’s leading experts on the future housing and our increasingly urban way of life. His aim to cut out the complexity and show how we can make our housing markets and cities work for us.

Ronan Lyons is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Trinity College Dublin and works with the IMF, advising countries around the world on their housing markets.

He is one of Ireland’s most prominent economic commentators and is author both of the quarterly reports and a weekly column on housing in the Sunday Independent.

Each year, Ronan talks to thousands of people at numerous different events and organisations. Recent talks include Arthur CoxDepartment of JobsDublin Chamber of CommerceFirst CitizenICS MortgagesMaples CalderSociety of Chartered Surveyors, and Tilman Brewin.


  • Housing Market
  • Housing Policy
  • The Economics of Cities


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