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  • Magisterial reform: being some considerations on the present voluntary system, and suggestions for the substitution of an independent paid magistracy 

    Bailey, William F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1885)
    At various periods since the Union bitter controversies have arisen on the subject of magisterial reform, and the question of a paid versus an unpaid magistracy has frequently occupied the public attention. When we consider ...
  • Magistrates' law and suggested increase of jurisdiction and powers 

    Moore, Fletcher (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1893)
    Having had some years experience in the workings of these courts [Magistrates courts] and of observing where and by what methods they might be made more useful to the suitors and to the public generally, I purpose to set ...
  • The Magnitude of the Problem 

    Croughan, David (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2010)
    The Macroeconomic and Fiscal Framework document accompanying the April 2009 Supplementary Budget detailed the measures that had been taken since July 2009 to address the weakening public finances.
  • Major shortcomings of existing pension schemes and fundamental requirements for a new national income-related scheme 

    Collins, C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1977)
    I would like first of all on behalf of the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Welfare to thank the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland for arranging this symposium on the Green Paper entitled ...
  • Making knowledge work for us: evidence from Europe and North America on the links between "intangible" factors and growth, competitiveness and jobs 

    Carroll, Charles (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1996)
    The title of the Report of the Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (Stationery Office, 1995) is a useful starting point for this paper. It suggests that the issue is not so much about of the formation of ...
  • Making sense of diverse data sources: reflections on an applied research project 

    Paris, Chris (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1995)
    The aim of my paper today is to explore some of the tensions between 'practical' and theoretical issues involved in applied social analysis. I try to accomplish this aim by reflecting on an applied research project on ...
  • Making sense of the data on Ireland?s inward FDI 

    Barry, Frank; O'Mahony, Clare (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2005)
    Ireland, in employment terms, is the most FDI-intensive economy in the EU. International comparisons of trends and levels of FDI intensity are usually based on balance-of-payments data however, and the international data ...
  • Malthus 

    Evelyn, Frederick G. (Dublin Statistical Society, 1855)
    As the present age is honourably distinguished by efforts, well-meant, though not unfrequently misdirected, to ameliorate the condition of the labouring classes; as I believe an all-important step in that direction to ...
  • The management of Ireland's national debt 

    Somers, Michael (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1992)
  • Manpower policy 

    Agnew, John A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1968)
    There are a number of special features affecting the development of manpower policy in Ireland. The main ones are the levels of unemployment, underemployment and emigration and the ratio of dependents to workers. The ...
  • The manufactures of the United States 

    Eason, Charles (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1884)
    The census of the United States is of a much more comprehensive character than that of the United Kingdom. In addition to the collection of facts regarding the people, it includes an inquiry into the wealth of the nation. ...
  • Maritime captures and commercial blockades 

    Leslie, T.E. Cliffe (Dublin Statistical Society, 1855)
    THE chief object of this paper is to point out the system of maritime war by which the resources of this country will be least impaired by the contest in which it is engaged, and most effectively employed in bringing ...
  • Marriage and fertility in nineteenth century Londonderry 

    Johnson, James H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1958)
    The change in the age of marriage among the Irish, which occurred some time in the nineteenth century, is well known. Before the Great Famine early marriage was the rule; and this early marriage was associated with a rapid ...
  • Marriage in Ireland after the famine: the diffusion of the match 

    Connell, K. H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1956)
    Of all the casualties of Irish social life in the decades after the Famine, one of the most significant was marriage of the kind which had become all but universal in peasant families. Many of the characteristics of social ...
  • Marriage settlements; their social and economic effects 

    MacDonnell, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1869)
    In the upper and middle ranks of society in this country the custom of settling estates is so common, that one seldom meets a person who is the absolute owner of all the property from which his income is derived. It will ...
  • Marriage, fertility and the family in Ireland ? a statistical perspective 

    Punch, Aidan (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    The paper looks at the changes which have been occurring in trends relating to marriage, fertility, and the family in Ireland. Cohabitation is increasing with one in four couples without children now falling into this ...
  • Marshall Aid 

    Duncan, G. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1950)
    The peg on which these reflections are hung is the Economic Cooperation Act of the Congress of the United States of America. That Act was a gesture of magnificent generosity on the part of the American people, equalled ...
  • Measurement and growth of the food production and distribution in Ireland 

    O'Connell, John J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1977)
    In this paper a comprehensive definition of the food industry is arrived at and an attempt is made to identify the main sectors and resources which would comprise the food industry according to that definition. Furthermore, ...
  • The measurement of market concentration in Irish banking 

    Kinsella, R. P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1981)
    This paper analyses the market structure of Irish banking, with particular reference to market concentration. While it is generally recognised that the Irish banking system is relatively highly concentrated there have been ...
  • Measurement of tariff levels for Ireland, for 1931, 1936, 1938 

    Ryan, W. J. L. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1949)
    The object, in the determination of tariff levels, is to express the height of tariffs m terms of a single figure, or index. Before examining the theoretical and statistical problems involved m the construction of such an ...