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  • The "General Strike" as a labour weapon 

    Chart, D.A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    The special point to which your attention will be directed this evening is the comparatively novel use of the "general" or "sympathetic" strike as a means of compelling a settlement of disputes between employers and ...
  • General training, government responsibility and the rural unemployed 

    Henderson, Ian G. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1973)
    "The least mobile variable factor of production, labour, is nowadays also the least important. The factors of production which matter are all now highly mobile." This contentious statement by a well-known journal,highlights ...
  • The generation game: all gain, no pain? Ageing, intergenerational equity and generational accounts 

    O'Donoghue, Cathal (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2001)
    This paper tries to quantify the degree of intergenerational redistribution in Irish public expenditure. The development of a large public debt in the space of two decades, its rapid elimination and potential rise again ...
  • The genetic improvement of the Irish cattle population 

    Cunningham, E. P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1966)
    The dominant position of the cattle industry in the national economy does not need to be stressed. The 1.5 million cows and 14,000 bulls in the country and their progeny are both the raw material for much of the output of ...
  • German socialism 

    Finlay, T.A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1890)
    The progress of that movement which we know by the somewhat ill-defined term, Socialism, is the most interesting, as it is the most important phenomenon of our present economic and social condition. During the past half ...
  • GIS and machine peat extraction 

    Bond, Derek (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1991)
    This paper outlines the use of a Geographic Information System (GIS), in the form of map overlays, to assist in the identification of socio-economic and physical environmental factors affecting extraction of peat by ...
  • Globalisation and workers in developing countries 

    Rama, Martin (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2002)
    Stories of the positive and negative effects of globalisation on workers in developing countries abound. However, a comprehensive picture is missing and many of the stories are ideologically charged. This paper reviews ...
  • Globalisation, Inequality and Populism 

    Nolan, Brian (SSISI, 2017)
    Inequality in the distribution of income and wealth among individuals has now come to the fore as a core concern across the industrialised world. In 2013 then President of the United States Barack Obama identified rising ...
  • The Government Assurance and Annuity Acts, 16& 17 Vic. cap 45; 27 & 28 Vic. cap. 43 

    O'Shaughnessy, Michael John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1867)
    The habit of Life Assurance is now almost universal among the wealthier classes, who every day appreciate its uses more and more; but unfortunately its benefits rarely reach the poor, who stand much more in need of them. ...
  • The government management of Indian railways 

    Stanuell, Charles A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1906)
    I do not propose tonight to deal with the whole question of Indian Railways; it would be too wide a subject. I wish to refer to the recently published Report of Mr. Thomas Robertson, who was formerly Manager of the Great ...
  • Government purchase of railways in Ireland: how can it be accomplished? 

    Greer, Samuel M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1869)
    For the last four years the people of Ireland have had under their consideration the policy of having the Irish railways purchased by the government, and worked in future at the lowest possible tariff for the benefit of ...
  • The government valuation of Ireland: an examination of its authority as a standard of value 

    Bailey, William F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1893)
    The first act for the valuation of Ireland was passed in the year 1826 (7 Geo. IY. cap. 62). It was intended to form the basis of rating for county purposes only, its object being, according to the preamble, "the more ...
  • Graduated taxation in Switzerland 

    O'Brien, Murrough (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1887)
    The object of this paper is to bring under the society's notice a law passed last year in the Canton Vaud, establishing a progressive property and income tax. Such a system of taxation has often been proposed for England, ...
  • Greater Dublin: extension of municipal boundaries 

    Dawson, Charles (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1898)
    During the last session I had the privilege of reading a paper dealing with the necessity for a general revaluation of the city, and I then intimated that closely connected with that subject was the extension of the ...
  • The growth and aging of population 

    Mulligan, L. C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1959)
    The population of the world was estimated at 1,094 million in 1850 and at 1,550 million in 1900 which represents an increase of 42 per cent, in that half-century. The population rose to 2,500 million in 1950, an increase ...
  • The growth and development of the Irish telephone system 

    Litton, A. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1962)
    Although the Telephone service is now of considerable importance in the life of the nation little seems to be known about it. This is regrettable since there are not many enterprises in the state with a larger capital, or ...
  • The growth of electricity supply and its relations to civilisation 

    O'Brien, Eoghan (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
    I make no apology for the inaccuracies and discrepancies found in the statistics presented later on; prolonged research and much correspondence would have been necessary to produce statistics on an absolutely comparative ...
  • Growth of labour productivity in Irish manufacturing 1953-1967 

    Kennedy, Kieran A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1969)
    The main concern of this paper is with longer term differences among individual manufacturing industries in the growth of labour productivity and how such differences are associated with relative movements in output, labour ...
  • A half century of fertiliser and lime use in Ireland 

    Walsh, T.; Ryan, P. F.; Kilroy, J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1957)
    The importance of a satisfactory supply of nutrient elements and lime, in soils, is now universally recognised as one of the major factors in crop production. When a crop, either tillage or pasture, is harvested from a ...
  • Health services - a critical appraisal 

    Jessop, W. J. E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1963)
    The designing of a health service involves exercises in economics and administration as well as in medicine and the relation between all three is so intimate that the best results can only be obtained if the planners ...