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  • The Irish railway problem 

    Kelly, Richard J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1920)
    Probably one of the most serious of the many important economic problems urgently calling for a settlement is the future of the Irish railways. What is to be their fate? They certainly cannot go on as they are, for ...
  • Irish regional life tables 

    Barry, Colm A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1942)
    There are three recognised measures of the mortality of a population, known as the crude death-rate, the standardised death-rate and the life table death-rate. Comparisons of the crude death-rate as between one people ...
  • The Irish Single-Currency Debate of the 1990s in Retrospect 

    Barry, Frank (SSISI, 2017)
    Ireland was one of the initial EU member states to move to currency union as of January 1st 1999. The single-currency project, and Ireland’s participation in it, had been vigorously debated within the Irish economics ...
  • Irish Social Services: a Symposium - Addendum to the Symposium 

    Mortished, R. J. P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1943)
    So much excitement has been worked up over the Beveridge Report in Great Britain that we here may tend to exaggerate its importance. In the first place, even if the Report were applied in full (which is by no means the ...
  • Irish Social Services: a Symposium: the ethical aspect 

    Coyne, E. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1943)
    The task allotted to me in this symposium is to consider our Irish Social Services and the Beveridge Report from the ethical point of view. I can only suggest three lines of thought to the members of this Society: ...
  • The Irish statistical system – Preserving trust through quality standards 

    O’Hara, Patricia (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2014)
  • Irish statute law reform 

    Jephson, Henry L. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1879)
    At the meeting of the British Association which was held in this city in August last, I had the honour of bringing before the Association the important subject of Irish legislation. In the paper that I read on that occasion, ...
  • Irish tuberculosis death rates: a statistical study of their reliability, with some socio-economic correlations 

    Counihan, J.E.; Dillon, T.W.T. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1944)
    In an important paper which was published in the Journal of this Society for 1930, Geary surveyed Irish tuberculosis statistics. This communication has as its first aim to analyse along similar lines the figures of the ...
  • Is equating market share to market power a sound economic principle? 

    Whelan, Ciara (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2003)
    There is a long history of mapping market structure into market power in economic analysis. This paper addresses the validity of this principle for both homogenous and differentiated products industries. While mapping ...
  • Is fire insurance a proper subject for taxation? 

    Hancock, W. Neilson (Dublin Statistical Society, 1856)
    OF the questions which the good feeling now subsisting between England and France has given rise to, perhaps the most remarkable is the competition in Fire Insurance between French and English Companies. A French Company ...
  • Is Irish innovation policy working? evidence from Irish technology businesses 

    Jordan, D.; O'Leary, Eoin (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2008)
    In the last decade Irish innovation policy has been focused on Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). This paper explores the effects of HEIs, in the context of interaction with other interaction agents, on the innovation ...
  • Is Irish public sector employment a burden? 

    O'Riordan, William K. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1990)
    In Ireland at the time of writing, strenuous efforts are being made to reduce the numbers at work in the public sector. Employment cuts of one form or another in health, education and public administration make news ...
  • Is our commercial depression due to free trade, and would it be relieved by limited protection 

    Pim, Joseph T. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1877)
    It used to be said formerly that after a bad harvest there was sure to be a change of Ministry. In recent times, whenever, through over-speculation or over-trading, the demand for banking accommodation has out-run the ...
  • Is there really a want of capital in Ireland? 

    Hancock, W. Neilson (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1851)
    The question respecting capital, to which I propose in this paper especially to direct your attention, is the following: ?Is there really a want of capital in Ireland?
  • Issues for Irish alcohol policy: a historical perspective with some lessons for the future 

    McCoy, Daniel A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1992)
    It is not the intention of this paper to propose what the national alcohol policy should contain but rather to raise the level of debate on the crucial issues that need to be addressed. The format of the paper is as ...
  • Issues in national transport policy 

    Hall, P. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1979)
    This paper is concerned with inland or internal transport in Ireland and not with other forms of transport, i.e., with sea or air transport. Its focus is mainly on the future development of transport facilities and services, ...
  • The joint-stock companies in the court of equity 

    Falkiner, F. R. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1870)
    My desire this evening is to present in panorama a few pictures that have already passed before the spectator in the Court of Chancery; then to point out some innate vices in the principles on which the companies so seen ...
  • Journal of the Dublin Statistical Society, Vol1: prelimary pages, preface & contents 

    Dublin Statistical Society (Dublin Statistical Society, 1855)
  • Juvenile crime and its prevention 

    Cherry, Richard R. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    The subject which I have selected for my Inaugural Address, viz., " Juvenile Crime, and its Prevention," is a branch, and I think the most important branch, of the subject of Prison Reform, which has recently attracted ...
  • The juvenile street trader and the state: the problem of the waifs and strays 

    O'Connell, John Robert (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    Tonight, I venture to call your attention to another aspect of the relation of the citizens of today to the citizens of tomorrow, and to ask you to consider the future of those who, though not officially pauper children, ...