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  • The Ulster tenant-right custom: its origin, characteristic and position under the Land Acts. 

    Bailey, William F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1894)
    Few subjects connected with Irish land have been the cause of more discussion than the Tenant-right Custom of Ulster. For many years before 1870 a controversy was carried on with respect to the attributes of the custom, ...
  • Unemployment: its causes and their remedies 

    Eason, J. C. M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1927)
    Is unemployment inevitable? If so, are there any remedies which will mitigate its evil effect? These are the questions which are on the lips of those who are compelled to face one of the most vital of the many problems with ...
  • Unemployment?the statistical background 

    Lyon, Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1943)
    Statistics relating to unemployment in this country are available from two main sources. There is first, the weekly figures published in the Press showing the number of unemployed who are seeking work and who register ...
  • Uneven economic development and its implications for policy: Lessons from the UK 

    Overman, Henry G. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2018)
    This paper examines the UK’s large and, by some measures, growing variation in economic performance across cities and regions and assesses how policymakers can and should respond. The traditional policy mix – including ...
  • The unhealthiness of Irish towns, and the want of sanitary legislation 

    Mapother, E. D. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1866)
    In Waterford, Dr. Mackesy, and in Cork, Mr. W. d'E. Parker, have procured an expression of public opinion that a similar act is desirable in those cities, and I, being desirous that other towns should share the blessings ...
  • Union membership in Ireland since 2003 

    Walsh, Frank (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    Using data from the Quarterly National Household Survey supplemented with some data from the European Social Survey we document a steady decline in union density in Ireland since 2003. While the great recession appeared ...
  • Universal Free Trade 

    Vander Maeren, Corr (Dublin Statistical Society, 1857)
    We present ourselves here as delegates from the central committee of the ?International Association for Customs Reform" established in Brussels, of which I have the honour of being the president. I am directed by the central ...
  • The Universities - III 

    Meenan, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1950)
    The limitations of this paper should be made clear at the start. It represents an attempt to bring together the statistics relating to university education in this part of the country and to examine how far they have changed ...
  • The universities and management training 

    Garmany, J. W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1959)
    The post-war years have seen a significant increase in the attention given to the problems of business management and to the devising of courses covering a wide variety of subjects but all subsumed under the general heading ...
  • "The universities". I - University College, Dublin 

    Meenan, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1946)
    University education has ceased to excite more than passing interest since the Irish Universities Act of 1908. The University of Dublin, indeed, has been examined by a Royal Commission since that date; but there has been ...
  • "The universities." II - The University of Dublin: Trinity College 

    Meenan, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1947)
    The University of Dublin, or Trinity College - by whichever name we may decide to call it - is the third University in these islands and, of course, by far the most ancient in this country. There have been so many changes ...
  • Unskilled labour in Dublin: its housing and living conditions 

    Chart, D.A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1914)
    Perhaps the greatest difficulty in the way of the social reformer is his lack of adequate information. He perceives, as all, who are not blind or deaf, must perceive, that all is not well with the commonwealth, that ...
  • The urban co-operative movement in the United Kingdom 

    Smith-Gordan, Lionel (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1917)
    In spite of this widely spread knowledge of and interest in various forms of organisation, the average man of the professional and educated classes in the United Kingdom still looks quite blank if he is approached as ...
  • The use of alcoholic liquors: economically, socially, and morally wrong 

    Haughton, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1849)
    In a former paper which I had the honour to read before this society, I showed the intimate connexion between intemperance and crime. I purpose, on the present occasion, to carry out the object I then had in view, and ...
  • The use of statistical methods in agricultural experiments 

    Hussey, F.P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1937)
    There is nothing new in the idea of agricultural experiments. Modern agriculture is largely the result of successful experiment, and the student of agricultural history finds that the facts of one generation are the ...
  • The use of the potato crop in pre-famine Ireland 

    Bourke, P. M. Austin (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1968)
  • Using a household budget survey to measure healthy eating patterns 

    McCormack, K. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2008)
    Along with physical activity, diet is the key factor that affects your weight. Having a healthy weight for your height is important as being overweight or obese increases the risk of medical conditions such as heart disease, ...
  • Using Administrative Data to Change Perception about Caregiving and Improve the Evidence Base Related to Volunteering 

    O'Reilly, Dermot; Rosato, Michael (SSISI, 2017)
    The aim of this paper is to illustrate the added value achievable using dynamically linked administrative data sources: to do this by examining in detail a series of studies related to the morbidity and mortality outcomes ...
  • Using an administrative primary care health activity indicator to address under-enumeration in the 2011 Census in Northern Ireland 

    Green, Brian; IJpelaar, Jos; Marshall, David; Beatty, Robert (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2014)
    Despite the fact that the Census Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 places a legal obligation on everyone in the Country to take part in the Census, not everyone does. This gives rise to under-enumeration, which is not unique to ...
  • The utility of standing armies as a means of defence in an advanced stage of civilization 

    Jemison, William H. (Dublin Statistical Society, 1855)
    That there is no necessary connection between what are called "Peace Principles" and Political Economy, has been pointed out to us this session by Dr. Hancock. I have thought, however, that the particular notice of the ...