Lectures delivered under the auspices of the Barrington Trust (founded by the bequest of John Barrington, Esq.) with the collaboration of the Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland.

Recent Submissions

  • Dis-entangling the mortgage arrears crisis: The role of the labour market, income volatility and negative equity 

    McCarthy, Yvonne (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2014)
    Despite various efforts to address the mortgage arrears crisis, arrears remain at an elevated level. Designing policies to deal with such high levels of distress requires a deep understanding of the precise sources of the ...
  • Destinations of Irish Exports: A Gravity Model Approach 

    Lawless, Martina (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2010)
    This paper uses a gravity model approach in order to analyse the geographical patterns of Irish exports. The gravity model in international trade has been demonstrated to be an extremely robust empirical method. The gravity ...
  • Well-being under conditions of abundance: Ireland from 1990-2007 

    Delaney, Liam (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2009)
    This paper examines the health and well-being of the Irish population in the late 20th century, the period popularly referred to as the Celtic Tiger. This period saw unprecedented increases in economic activity in Ireland. ...
  • Wage inflation and structural unemployment in Ireland 

    Keeney, Mary J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2008)
    In this paper we represent structural unemployment by relating observed unemployment to wage inflation. An estimated series for the non-accelerating wage rate of unemployment (NAWRU) shows that the unemployment gap between ...
  • Association rule analysis of CAO data 

    McNicholas, P. D. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    Central Applications Office (CAO) application data is analysed using a data mining technique, association rule mining, to investigate relationships between course choices across applicants. The role of gender as a factor ...

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