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  • Are Irish households and corporations over-indebted - and does it matter? 

    Kearns, Allan (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2004)
    Household and corporate indebtedness has soared in recent years and is now at historically high levels. The market for credit today is unrecognisable compared with just 30 years ago when, in the national economic interest, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Housing supply in Ireland since 1990: The role of costs and regulation 

    Lyons, Ronan C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    Housing has been central to both global and Irish economic fortunes in the past generation and was a major contributory factor in the Great Recession. Recently, greater attention has been paid around the world to the ...
  • 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 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; ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ireland's recent productivity performance 

    O'Toole, Ronnie (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2005)
    This paper examines the reasons for the recent divergence in US and European productivity performance. The paper shows that the structure of European industry is ill suited to the challenge of innovation which has to be ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...