BA MA (NUI, Cork)
Lecturer in Sociology
Brendan Halpin specialises in quantitative sociology, with particular interest in longitudinal data such as panel studies. He worked for several years at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, home of the British Household Panel Survey, and continues to be involved in research using the British and other panel studies.
Philip O'Regan and Brendan Halpin, Class, Status and the Stratification of Residential Preferences amongst Accountants
, Dept of Sociology Working paper WP2011-02, (2011)
Brendan Halpin, Some Notes on Categorical Data Analysis, using Simulation in Stata and R
, Dept of Sociology Working paper WP2011-01, (2011)
Brendan Halpin, `Optimal Matching Analysis and Life Course Data: the importance of duration
', Sociological Methods and Research
Brendan Halpin and John Hill, `Active labour market programmes and poverty dynamics in Ireland
, Combat Poverty Agency Research Working Paper, 2008
Helen Russell, Brendan Halpin, Mattias Strandh and Andrea Ziefle, `Comparing the Labour Market Effects of Childbirth in Ireland, Sweden, the UK and Germany', ESRI Working Paper No. 170, April 2006
Fagan, C, Halpin B, and O'Reilly, J, `Service sector employment in Germany and the UK', Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Schmollers Jahrbuch
Fagan, C, O'Reilly, J and Halpin B, New Jobs for Whom? Service sector employment in Germany and the UK
, Anglo-German Foundation report, London: AGF, 2005
Tak Wing Chan and Brendan Halpin, `The instability of divorce risk factors in the UK', Sociology Working Paper 2005-06, Dept of Sociology, University of Oxford, 2005
Colette Fagan, Brendan Halpin and Jacqueline O'Reilly, 'The Dynamics of Service Sector Employment in Germany and the UK -- A Comparison Using Household Panel Data', in Günther Schmid, Markus Gangl and Peter Kupka (eds) Arbeitsmarktpolitic und Strukturwandel: Empirische Analysen, IAB Nürnberg, 2004.
John Ermisch and Brendan Halpin, 'Becoming a Homeowner in Britain in the 1990s', in Karin Kurz and Hans-Peter Blossfeld (eds), Social Class and Housing Tenure in Comparative Perspective, Stanford University Press, 2004.
O'Reilly, J., Fagan, C. and Halpin, B. 'Comparing Labour Market Dynamics and Service Sector Employment Growth in Germany and the UK Using Household Panel Data', Cross National Research Papers 7 (3), 2004.
Brendan Halpin and Tak Wing Chan, 'Educational Homogamy in Ireland and Britain: Trends and Patterns', British Journal of Sociology, December 2003.
Tak Wing Chan and Brendan Halpin, 'Union Dissolution in the United Kingdom', International Journal of Sociology, 32, 4, 2003.
Brendan Halpin, 'Who are the Irish in Britain? Evidence From Large-scale Surveys', in A. Bielenberg (ed.), The Irish Diaspora, Harlow: Addison Wesley Longman, 2000.
Brendan Halpin, 'Is Class Changing? A Work-Life Perspective on the Salariat', Sociological Research Online, 4, 3, September 1999.
Brendan Halpin, 'Simulation in Sociology', American Behavioral Scientist, 42, 10, August 1999.
Brendan Halpin, 'Unified BHPS Work-life Histories: Combining Multiple Sources into a User-friendly Format', Bulletin de Méthodologie Sociologique, no. 60, October 1998.
Brendan Halpin, 'Current Issues in Stratification in the UK', Tocqueville Review, XIX, 1, 1998.
Brendan Halpin and Tak Wing Chan, 'Class Careers as Sequences: an Optimal Matching Analysis of Work-Life Histories', European Sociological Review, 14, 2, 1998.
Stein Ringen and Brendan Halpin, 'Children, Standard of Living, and Distributions in the Family', Journal of Social Policy January 1997.