Dr Naoise McDonagh researches international political economy and comparative capitalism. He is a Lecturer at the School of Economics and Public Policy, University of Adelaide. Naoise has researched and worked in universities in Europe, New Zealand and Australia (current). He served two years in the Irish Defence Forces (2002–04), then worked in the private sector for a decade prior to entering academia. He publishes his research with international academic journals, in leading global policy forums, and regularly contributes to domestic and international media coverage of political economy issues.