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  • The fluctuating character of modern employment. 

    Oldham, C.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1896)
    I could not but feel how much Political Economy is unfairly discredited by the fact that the authoritative text-books within the reach of the ordinary reader are quite out-of-date upon many modern problems of great ...
  • Economic development in Ireland 

    Oldham, C.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1900)
    In laying before the members of this Society some considerations regarding the very wide subject of "Economic Development in Ireland," I have in view the situation created by the Agriculture and Technical Instruction ...
  • National transport problems 

    Johnston, Joseph (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1930)
    The object of this Paper is to direct attention to certain important economic facts affecting our transport system, and provide where possible a statistical measurement of those facts. The treatment is neither comprehensive ...
  • Aspects of the agricultural crisis at home and abroad 

    Johnston, Joseph (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1935)
    A Barrington Lecture on the above subject has recently been given in Cork, Enniscorthy, Limerick and Sligo, and this paper represents the further elaboration of the material collected for that lecture. The paper itself ...
  • Preliminary notes on the Census of Population in Northern Ireland, 1937 

    Meenan, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1937)
    The second Census of the Six Counties of Northern Ireland was taken on February 28th, 1937. The preliminary figures of that Census have now been published, and it will be of some interest to discover how far they disclose ...
  • The impact of the war upon Irish economy 

    Meenan, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    The European war has given rise to many speculations, generally vague but almost always gloomy, upon its probable effects on Irish economic life. It is certain that the war has already brought about changes in our trade; ...
  • The development of local government in Ireland 

    Horgan, John J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1946)
    Although I am only a new recruit to the ranks of this Society I have noticed that your proceedings are, as a rule, more concerned with the first rather than the second object of your title. I propose this evening to make ...
  • The revealed comparative advantage of Irish exports of manufactures 1969-1982 

    Thornhill, Donal J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1988)
    This paper outlines the results of an empirical study of the repealed comparative advantage of Irish exports of manufactures during the period 1969-1982. The concept of comparative advantage is central to the theory of ...
  • Hysteresis and the natural rate of unemployment in Ireland 

    Lee, George (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1990)
    Conventional Keynesian or Classical macroeconomic theories must be considered inadequate to explain unemployment experiences such as the Irish one. Rigidities that one might associate with fixed contracts, or even adjustment ...
  • The development of yield curves for the Irish securities market 

    Joyce, Alan (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1991)
    This paper outlines the results of work carried out for an M.Sc. Thesis in Trinity College Dublin. This work involved the investigation of the development of Yield curves for the Irish securities Market during the period ...
  • Sustainable development - the challange for Irish economic policy-makers 

    McCoy, Daniel A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1993)
    Sustainable development has become a key phrase during the last decade in development and environmental literature. Governments and international bodies have adopted the goal of sustainable development with surprising ...
  • Profits, efficiency and Irish banks 

    LUCEY, BRIAN MICHAEL (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1994)
    This paper looks at the interaction between profits and efficiency in a sample of 17 Irish banks, for the years 1988 - 1991 inclusive. By contrast with previous techniques used for assessing economic models of efficiency, ...
  • Industrial policy, employment policy and the non-traded sector 

    O'Rourke, Kevin (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1995)
    This paper will critically examine the assumptions on which their [Irish policy makers] policies have been based, and suggest a more constructive role for government intervention. There are three quite distinct sections. ...
  • Financial deregulation and Irish consumption behaviour 

    Lucey, Siobhan (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1996)
    The objective of this study is to assess whether financial deregulation has had a statistically significant effect on Irish consumption behaviour. Specifically, the study asks whether financial deregulation has affected ...
  • Profits and wages in Ireland, 1987-1996 

    Lane, Philip R. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1998)
    A striking feature of the Irish economic resurgence since 1987 has been a major factor income shift away from labour and towards capital. (The profit share has increased from 25.1 per cent in 1987 to 34.8 per cent in 1996.) ...
  • Innovation policy in Ireland: economic ideas and institutional diversity 

    Kane, Aidan (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1999)
    For academic economists, the questions `what are the sources of technological progress?? and `to what extent can policy assist innovation?? appear now to be increasingly almost co-extensive with the central question of ...
  • Evaluating labour market interventions 

    O?Neill, Donal (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2000)
    The high growth rates experienced in Ireland over the last 10 years has resulted in a tightening of the labour market which is reflected in the number of unfilled vacancies reported by firms. At the same time wage ...
  • Reconciling rapid economic growth with environmental sustainability in Ireland 

    Clinch, J. Peter (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2001)
    The extraordinarily rapid rate of growth of the Irish economy in the past decade has provided many benefits in terms of increased living standards and higher employment levels. However, economic growth has also resulted ...
  • Schooling returns, schooling decisions and educational finance 

    Harmon, Colm (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2002)
    Given the presence of significant returns to education, it would seem logical to query why individuals choose to leave school early. This paper examines the evidence on this issue, dealing with both methodological and ...
  • 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 ...