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Fergal McCann

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First Name:Fergal
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Last Name:McCann
RePEc Short-ID:pmc136
Spencer Dock, Dublin 1


Central Bank of Ireland

Dublin, Ireland
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  1. Kren, Janez & Lawless, Martina & McCann, Fergal & McQuinn, John & O'Toole, Conor, 2021. "New Survey Evidence on COVID-19 and Irish SMEs: Measuring the Impact and Policy Response," Research Technical Papers 3/RT/21, Central Bank of Ireland.
  2. McCann, Fergal & Yao, Fang, 2021. "Simulating business failures through the liquidity and solvency channels: a framework with applications to COVID-19," Research Technical Papers 2/RT/21, Central Bank of Ireland.
  3. McCann, Fergal & Myers, Samantha, 2020. "COVID-19 and the transmission of shocks through domestic supply chains," Financial Stability Notes 3/FS/20, Central Bank of Ireland.
  4. Lambert, Derek & McCann, Fergal & McQuinn, John & Myers, Samantha & Yao, Fang, 2020. "SME finances, the pandemic, and the design of enterprise support policies," Financial Stability Notes 8/FS/20, Central Bank of Ireland.
  5. McCann, Fergal & O'Malley, Terry, 2020. "Resolving mortgage distress after COVID-19: some lessons from the last crisis," Financial Stability Notes 7/FS/20, Central Bank of Ireland.
  6. Viral V. Acharya & Katharina Bergant & Matteo Crosignani & Tim Eisert & Fergal J. McCann, 2020. "The Anatomy of the Transmission of Macroprudential Policies," NBER Working Papers 27292, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Gaffney, Edward & McCann, Fergal, 2019. "The cyclicality in SICR: mortgage modelling under IFRS 9," ESRB Working Paper Series 92, European Systemic Risk Board.
  8. Kinghan, Christina & McCann, Fergal, 2019. "Lending above macroprudential mortgage limits: The Irish experience since 2015," Financial Stability Notes 8/FS/19, Central Bank of Ireland.
  9. McCann, Fergal, 2018. "Resolving a Non-Performing Loan crisis: the ongoing case of the Irish mortgage market," ESRB Working Paper Series 71, European Systemic Risk Board.
  10. McCann, Fergal & McGeever, Niall, 2018. "Cures and Exits: the drivers of NPL resolution in Ireland from 2012 to 2017," Financial Stability Notes 6/FS/18, Central Bank of Ireland.
  11. McCann, Fergal, 2017. "Borrower-lender engagement during the Irish mortgage arrears crisis," Economic Letters 17/EL/17, Central Bank of Ireland.
  12. McQuinn, John & McCann, Fergal, 2017. "The financial vernerability of Irish Small and Medium Enterprises, 2013 to 2017," Economic Letters 14/EL/17, Central Bank of Ireland.
  13. McCann, Fergal, 2017. "Mortgage modifications in Ireland: a recent history," Economic Letters 16/EL/17, Central Bank of Ireland.
  14. Carroll, James & McCann, Fergal, 2017. "SME Collateral: risky borrowers or risky behaviour?," Research Technical Papers 06/RT/17, Central Bank of Ireland.
  15. Lydon, Reamonn & McCann, Fergal, 2017. "The income distribution and the Irish mortgage market," Economic Letters 05/EL/17, Central Bank of Ireland.
  16. Carroll, James & McCann, Fergal, 2017. "Observables and residuals: exploring cross-border differences in Small and Medium Enterprise borrowing costs," Research Technical Papers 02/RT/17, Central Bank of Ireland.
  17. Joyce, John & McCann, Fergal, 2016. "Model-based estimates of the resilience of mortgages at origination," Economic Letters 09/EL/16, Central Bank of Ireland.
  18. Holton, Sarah & McCann, Fergal, 2016. "Sources of the small firm financing premium: Evidence from euro area banks," Research Technical Papers 09/RT/16, Central Bank of Ireland.
  19. McCann, Fergal & Ryan, Ellen, 2016. "Originating Loan to Value ratios and the resilience of mortgage portfolios," Economic Letters 10/EL/16, Central Bank of Ireland.
  20. McCann, Fergal, 2016. "Exploring developments in Ireland's regional rental markets," Economic Letters 13/EL/16, Central Bank of Ireland.
  21. Kelly, Robert & McCann, Fergal, 2015. "Households in long-term mortgage arrears:lessons from economic research," Economic Letters 11/EL/15, Central Bank of Ireland.
  22. Carroll, James & McCann, Fergal & O'Toole, Conor, 2015. "The use of personal guarantees in Irish SME lending," Economic Letters 06/EL/15, Central Bank of Ireland.
  23. Kelly, Robert & McCann, Fergal, 2015. "Some defaults are deeper than others: Understanding long-term mortgage arrears," Research Technical Papers 05/RT/15, Central Bank of Ireland.
  24. Kelly, Robert & McCann, Fergal & O'Toole, Conor, 2015. "Credit conditions, macroprudential policy and house prices," Research Technical Papers 06/RT/15, Central Bank of Ireland.
  25. McCann, Fergal, 2014. "Profiling the indebtedness of Irish SMEs," Economic Letters 03/EL/14, Central Bank of Ireland.
  26. McCann, Fergal & McIndoe-Calder, Tara, 2014. "Property debt overhang: the case of Irish SMEs," Research Technical Papers 14/RT/14, Central Bank of Ireland.
  27. Gaffney, Edward & Kelly, Robert & McCann, Fergal, 2014. "A transitions-based framework for estimating expected credit losses," Research Technical Papers 16/RT/14, Central Bank of Ireland.
  28. McCann, Fergal & McIndoe-Calder, Tara, 2014. "Irish SME property exposure: what do we know?," Economic Letters 08/EL/14, Central Bank of Ireland.
  29. McCann, Fergal, 2014. "Modelling default transitions in the UK mortgage market," Research Technical Papers 18/RT/14, Central Bank of Ireland.
  30. Gaffney, Edward & Kelly, Robert & McCann, Fergal & Lyons, Paul, 2014. "Loan loss forecasting: a methodological overview," Economic Letters 13/EL/14, Central Bank of Ireland.
  31. De Fiore, Fiorella & Raudsaar, Taavi & McCann, Fergal & Carluccio, Juan & Horny, Guillaume & Finaldi Russo, Paolo & Caruana Briffa, Elaine & Metzemakers, Paul & van der Veer, Koen & Herman, Uroš & Kar, 2013. "Corporate finance and economic activity in the euro area," Occasional Paper Series 151, European Central Bank.
  32. Lawless, Martina & McCann, Fergal & O'Toole, Conor, 2013. "The importance of banks in SME financing: Ireland in a European context," Economic Letters 05/EL/13, Central Bank of Ireland.
  33. Ryan, Robert M. & O'Toole, Conor & McCann, Fergal, 2013. "Does Bank Market Power Affect SME Financing Constraints?," Papers WP472, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
  34. Holton, Sarah & McCann, Fergal, 2012. "Irish SME credit supply and demand: comparisons across surveys and countries," Economic Letters 08/EL/12, Central Bank of Ireland.
  35. McCann, Fergal & McIndoe-Calder, 2012. "Bank Competition Through The Credit Cycle: Implications For SME Financing," Economic Letters 04/EL/12, Central Bank of Ireland.
  36. McCann, Fergal & McIndoe-Calder, Tara, 2012. "Determinants of SME Loan Default: The Importance of Borrower-Level Heterogeneity," Research Technical Papers 06/RT/12, Central Bank of Ireland.
  37. Holton, Sarah & Lawless, Martina & McCann, Fergal, 2012. "Firm Credit in Europe: A Tale of Three Crises," Research Technical Papers 04/RT/12, Central Bank of Ireland.
  38. Lawless, Martina & McCann, Fergal, 2012. "Determinants of default: Evidence from a sector-level panel of Irish SME loans," Research Technical Papers 03/RT/12, Central Bank of Ireland.
  39. Lawless, Martina & McCann, Fergal, 2012. "The Irish SME lending market - a snapshot, December 2010," Economic Letters 03/EL/12, Central Bank of Ireland.
  40. McCann, Fergal, 2011. "Access to credit amongst SMEs: Pre and post-crisis evidence from Eastern Europe," Economic Letters 03/EL/11, Central Bank of Ireland.
  41. Lawless, Martina & McCann, Fergal, 2011. "Credit Access for Small and Medium Firms: Survey Evidence for Ireland," Research Technical Papers 11/RT/11, Central Bank of Ireland.
  42. Fergal McCann, 2010. "Indirect Exporters," Working Papers 2010-22, CEPII research center.
  43. Fergal McCann, 2010. "The Heterogeneous Effect of International Outsourcing on Firm Productivity," Working Papers 2010-06, CEPII research center.
  44. Fergal McCann, 2009. "Importing, exporting and productivity in Irish manufacturing," Working Papers 200922, School of Economics, University College Dublin.
  45. Fergal McCann, 2008. "Business Networks and Inward FDI Policy," Working Papers 200823, School of Economics, University College Dublin.


  1. Sarah Holton & Fergal McCann, 2021. "Sources of the small firm financing premium: Evidence from euro area banks," International Journal of Finance & Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 26(1), pages 271-289, January.
  2. Fergal McCann & Conor O'Toole, 2019. "Cross-Border Macroprudential Policy Spillovers and Bank Risk-Taking," International Journal of Central Banking, International Journal of Central Banking, vol. 15(4), pages 267-311, October.
  3. Fergal McCann & James Carroll, 2019. "Observables and Residuals: Exploring Cross-Border Differences in SME Borrowing Costs," Journal of Financial Services Research, Springer;Western Finance Association, vol. 56(2), pages 167-184, October.
  4. Kelly, Robert & McCann, Fergal & O’Toole, Conor, 2018. "Credit conditions, macroprudential policy and house prices," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 153-167.
  5. Donnery, Sharon & Fitzpatrick, Trevor & Greaney, Darren & McCann, Fergal & O'Keeffe, Micheal, 2018. "Resolving Non-Performing Loans in Ireland: 2010-2018," Quarterly Bulletin Articles, Central Bank of Ireland, pages 54-70, April.
  6. Kelly, Connor & McCann, Fergal, 2016. "Rental markets, savings and the accumulation of mortgage deposits," Quarterly Bulletin Articles, Central Bank of Ireland, pages 56-70, October.
  7. Carroll, James & McCann, Fergal, 2016. "Understanding SME interest rate variation across Europe," Quarterly Bulletin Articles, Central Bank of Ireland, pages 60-76, March.
  8. Kelly, Robert & McCann, Fergal, 2016. "Some defaults are deeper than others: Understanding long-term mortgage arrears," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 72(C), pages 15-27.
  9. Fergal McCann & Tara McIndoe-Calder, 2015. "Irish SME Property Exposure: What Do We Know?," The Economic and Social Review, Economic and Social Studies, vol. 46(1), pages 119-132.
  10. Fergal McCann & Tara McIndoe-Calder, 2015. "Firm size, credit scoring accuracy and banks' production of soft information," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(33), pages 3594-3611, July.
  11. Mary Everett & Jane Kelly & Fergal Mccann, 2015. "International Banking and Liquidity Risk Transmission: Evidence from Ireland," IMF Economic Review, Palgrave Macmillan;International Monetary Fund, vol. 63(3), pages 542-567, November.
  12. Sarah Holton & Martina Lawless & Fergal McCann, 2014. "Firm credit in the euro area: a tale of three crises," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(2), pages 190-211, January.
  13. Michael T. Dorsch & Fergal McCann & Eoin F. McGuirk, 2014. "Democratic Accountability, Regulation and Inward Investment Policy," Economics and Politics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 26(2), pages 263-284, July.
  14. Ryan, Robert M. & O’Toole, Conor M. & McCann, Fergal, 2014. "Does bank market power affect SME financing constraints?," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 49(C), pages 495-505.
  15. Holton, Sarah & McCann, Fergal & Prendergast, Kathryn & Purdue, David, 2013. "Policy measures to improve access to credit for SMEs: a survey," Quarterly Bulletin Articles, Central Bank of Ireland, pages 91-110, October.
  16. Martina Lawless & Fergal McCann, 2013. "Determinants of Default: Evidence from a Sector-level Panel of Irish SME Loans," The Economic and Social Review, Economic and Social Studies, vol. 44(4), pages 473-488.
  17. Sarah Holton & Martina Lawless & Fergal McCann, 2013. "SME Financing Conditions in Europe: Credit Crunch or Fundamentals?," National Institute Economic Review, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, vol. 225(1), pages 52-67, August.
  18. Fergal McCann, 2013. "Indirect Exporters," Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Springer, vol. 13(4), pages 519-535, December.
  19. Lawless, Martina & McCann, Fergal & McIndoe-Calder, Tara, 2012. "SMEs in Ireland: Stylised facts from the real economy and credit market," Quarterly Bulletin Articles, Central Bank of Ireland, pages 99-123, April.
  20. Fergal McCann, 2011. "The heterogeneous effect of international outsourcing on firm productivity," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer;Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), vol. 147(1), pages 85-108, April.


  1. Sarah Holton & Fergal McCann, 2017. "The Small Firm Financing Premium in Europe: Where and When Do Small Firms Pay the Most?," Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions, in: Stefania Rossi (ed.), Access to Bank Credit and SME Financing, chapter 5, pages 121-147, Palgrave Macmillan.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 48 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-BAN: Banking (26) 2012-07-29 2012-07-29 2012-10-06 2012-10-06 2012-10-06 2012-10-06 2014-01-10 2014-06-22 2014-07-05 2014-12-24 2014-12-24 2014-12-29 2015-05-22 2016-01-18 2016-01-18 2016-12-11 2016-12-11 2017-03-19 2017-04-02 2017-04-16 2017-07-23 2018-04-09 2019-03-18 2019-09-02 2020-06-29 2021-06-21. Author is listed
  2. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (22) 2014-12-19 2014-12-24 2014-12-29 2016-01-18 2016-01-18 2016-01-18 2016-12-11 2016-12-11 2016-12-11 2017-04-02 2017-04-16 2018-01-29 2018-01-29 2018-02-05 2018-04-09 2019-03-18 2019-05-06 2019-09-02 2020-06-29 2021-03-15 2021-06-14 2021-06-21. Author is listed
  3. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (10) 2011-12-13 2012-10-06 2014-01-10 2014-06-22 2014-12-19 2015-05-22 2017-03-19 2021-03-15 2021-06-14 2021-06-14. Author is listed
  4. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (9) 2011-12-13 2012-10-06 2014-06-22 2014-09-25 2014-12-19 2017-12-11 2021-03-15 2021-06-14 2021-06-14. Author is listed
  5. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (6) 2014-01-10 2014-12-19 2016-01-18 2016-01-18 2018-02-05 2018-04-09. Author is listed
  6. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (5) 2012-07-29 2012-10-06 2012-10-06 2014-06-22 2014-12-19. Author is listed
  7. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (5) 2012-07-29 2012-10-06 2014-12-29 2016-12-11 2017-07-23. Author is listed
  8. NEP-EEC: European Economics (4) 2012-07-29 2014-06-22 2016-12-11 2017-08-13
  9. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (4) 2016-01-18 2017-04-02 2020-06-29 2021-06-21
  10. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (3) 2017-04-02 2019-09-02 2020-06-29
  11. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (3) 2012-10-06 2014-06-22 2014-07-05
  12. NEP-INT: International Trade (3) 2009-11-14 2010-05-15 2010-10-30
  13. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (2) 2009-11-14 2010-05-15
  14. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2019-05-06
  15. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2010-05-15
  16. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2010-05-15
  17. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2017-03-19
  18. NEP-NET: Network Economics (1) 2008-12-07
  19. NEP-ORE: Operations Research (1) 2021-06-14
  20. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems & Financial Technology (1) 2016-01-18


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