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  • Background and some issues 

    Durkan, Joe (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1993)
    The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the European Social Fund (ESF), and the guidance element of the European Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF) associated with the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) constitute ...
  • Banking considered with special reference to a strictly limited issue of government paper money 

    Ross, David (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1867)
    I propose to bring under your consideration the subject of Banking with special reference to a strictly limited issue of Government Paper Money.
  • Banking reserves and currency reform 

    Bastable, C. F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1891)
    The best test of the merits of a monetary or credit system is the fact that its operations attract no notice. As long as all goes well, people in general are quite content with efficient practical working, and, very ...
  • Banks of issue in Germany 

    Hertz, Hartwig S. (Dublin Statistical Society, 1859)
    Joint stock banks authorized by government to issue paper money are of recent creation in Germany; but their establishment is now proceeding so rapidly, that it becomes a duty to investigate this subject with special ...
  • Bargaining power as an economic force 

    Edgeworth, K. E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    It is generally agreed that the results which are arrived at in economic theory are qualitative rather than quantitative, and the economist must often envy the exponents of the more exact sciences for the greater precision ...
  • Baronial guarantees under ?The Tramways Act, 1883?. 

    Bailey, William F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1884)
    Anyone who has watched the progress of business at the last spring assizes in Ireland, must have been struck by the interest exhibited in, and the time and attention devoted to the question of the construction of tramways ...
  • The bearing on industry of the impending changes in Irish education 

    Oldham, C.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1906)
    The decay of so many of their industries, and the persistent inadequacy of the remunerative employments remaining available for them, have weighed down the spirits of the Irish people for so many sad years, that a man ...
  • The behavioural characteristics of the model-80 model of the Irish economy 

    FitzGerald, John D.; Keegan, Owen (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1982)
    For as long as governments have had the inclination or capability to influence economic events they have based their policies on their beliefs and prejudices as to how the economy works. These beliefs and prejudices ...
  • Bimetallism 

    Barbour, David (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1895)
    I have to apologise for bringing before such a Society as that which I now address a paper which I cannot help feeling deals inadequately with the great question of our future standard of value. To many of you my remarks ...
  • Bimetallism as a policy for the British Empire 

    Murphy, Joseph John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1882)
    In this paper I take as proved the Bullionist theory; that is to say, the doctrine that the circulating medium ought to possess intrinsic value. All who admit this admit further that the circulating medium ?or rather the ...
  • Biographical Portraits of the Past Presidents of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland 

    Rankin, Kieran; Sweeney, P.; Keating, B. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2014)
  • Boarding-out of pauper children 

    Tod, Isabella M. S. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1879)
    The mode of dealing with those children who are cast entirely upon the care of the state, which is known as boarding-out, is not a new one, either in principle or practice, although it has attracted more attention during ...
  • The boot and shoe industry of Saorstat Eireann 

    McCarthy, C.P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1935)
    The Irish market in footwear was always of great importance to the British importers. When the tariff was first imposed in 1924 "the Irish Free State took one-third of the total British exports of footwear." (Economic ...
  • Borrow and prosper - notes on the user cost of capital 

    Frain, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1990)
    It is often argued that many firms can do very well by borrowing. The conclusion is based on two points which may be illustrated as follows. Firstly suppose that the effective rate of income tax is 50%, the nominal interest ...
  • Breaking the cycle of deprivation: an experimental evaluation of an early childhood intervention 

    Doyle, Orla (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2012)
    Deprivation early in life has multiple long term consequences for both the individual and society. An increasing body of evidence finds that targeted, early interventions aimed at at-risk children and their families can ...
  • Bright Clauses of the Irish Land Act 

    Edge, J. H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1880)
    I may at the outset plainly state that I do not intend to travel over the whole ground occupied by the subject which I have chosen for my text. I take it that all reasonable people and a large number of the unreasonable ...
  • British finance of the war 

    Oldham, C.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1917)
    My desire is to ascertain how the United Kingdom is financing this war; how is the money being found for the vast expenditure which is necessary; how much is being found by loans, and how much by taxation; and of the ...
  • Broadcast discussion on ?unemployment? 

    Lyon, Stanley; Glenavy, Lord; Johnson, Thomas; O Buachalla, Liam; Coyne, E. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    The first discussion by members of the Society, by way of broadcast, was on the population problem; the subject for this evening is "Unemployment." There is no necessity for me to enlarge on all that this single word ...
  • The Brussels Free Trade Congress and International Association for Customs Reform 

    Hutton, Henry Dix (Dublin Statistical Society, 1857)
    It is not necessary to dwell upon the benefits which must also result from the concentration of the efforts of distinct nations in the prosecution of objects involving the common interests of all; or upon the tendency ...
  • Building research capacity in the social sciences ? alternatives approaches 

    Ruane, Frances; Whelan, Brendan J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2011)
    In contrast to previous decades, the past decade has seen major investments by the Irish government in the national research capacity. As part of this investment, there has been a significant investment in the social ...