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  • Part-time working in Ireland in a European context 

    DREW, EILEEN PATRICIA (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1991)
    The subject of part-time work is one which has become increasingly important in industrialized economies, most notably Norway, Sweden, United States, Canada, Denmark and the United Kingdom, where it accounts for ...
  • The pastoral economy of New Zealand and some comparisons with Ireland 

    Symons, Leslie (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1961)
    New Zealand is a small country. The two main islands have an area of about 102,000 square miles, only about 4/5ths of the area of the British Isles. The South Island, with an area of an eighth greater than that of England, ...
  • Patronage and purchase in making appointments 

    McDonnell, Robert (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1870)
    During the last session, Dr. Mapother read a paper before the Society which attracted a good deal of attention, especially from members of his own profession. The greater part of this communication was devoted to the ...
  • The pattern of personal expenditure in Ireland 

    Leser, C. E. V. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1964)
    The object of the present paper is to study the distribution of personal expenditure in Ireland over a number of commodity groups, to analyse the changes that have recently taken place, and to consider the implications for ...
  • The pattern of public expenditure in Northern Ireland and the Republic 1954-65 

    O'Loghlen, B. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1968)
    This paper attempts to compare the patterns of public expenditure, in Northern Ireland and the Republic, emphasising especially development expenditures. Although all public expenditures contribute to economic development, ...
  • Pauperism and poverty 

    Jones, Thomas (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    At the end of 1906 the Vice-regal Commission on Poor Law Reform in Ireland presented its Report and issued a statistical appendix and a volume of evidence running into a thousand closely printed double columns. Three ...
  • The PAYE sector's perspective of taxation and trade union demand for reform 

    Sweeney, Paul (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1984)
    I would like to thank the Statistical Society for inviting me to speak on the subject of taxation. It is a very broad area and I will take the opportunity to attempt to show the PAYE sector's perspective of taxation, why ...
  • Pension fund principles 

    Honohan, W. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1939)
    A scheme of pensions to be granted to employees on retirement from service can be effected either by means of a contract with an assurance company or by the establishment of a "private" pension fund. The choice of method ...
  • Pension insecurity in Ireland 

    Moloney, Michael; Whelan, Shane (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2009)
    The annual amount of the state subsidy to occupational and private pensions in Ireland is double that previously believed and is of the same order as the total annual payments under the state flat-rate contributory and ...
  • The periodicity of commercial crises, and its physical explanation 

    Jevons, W. Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1879)
    The depression of trade, which has now lasted for some four or five years, with gradually increasing intensity, has naturally attracted considerable attention. All kinds of reasons have been offered to explain its origin?wars, ...
  • Permanent finance for public and private companies 

    French, H. J. S. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1961)
    The whole financial pattern of industry in Great Britain has changed completely since the beginning of this century. Sixty years ago, with a few notable exceptions, the whole of industry was conducted by small family ...
  • A personal account of minor activities in the British agricultural war effort with some speculations on the application of British technique in Irish agricultural conditions 

    Fitzgerald, Kevin C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1947)
    It was my fortunate lot to see something, at first hand, of the tremendous drive for increased food production, made almost as a single individual, by the whole of that great mass of men and women in the agricultural ...
  • Personal savings in Northern Ireland, 1950/51 to 1959/60 

    Corley, T. A. B. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1962)
    It is sometimes contended that the growth of Northern Ireland's economy has been hampered, at least partially, by two related tendencies. The first is for her citizens to save ?too high? a proportion of their incomes, and ...
  • The personal wealth of Northern Ireland 1920-1960 

    Corley, T. A. B. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1963)
    The main object of this paper is to build up estimates of personal wealth in Northern Ireland, in order to chart the material progress of its inhabitants during the past forty years. To this end, wherever possible, ...
  • Personality and the organization man 

    Barrington, T. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1961)
    I should begin by declaring my interest. It is that, as Blake has it, without Man, Nature is barren. Or, in twentieth century terms, the creative and dynamic forces that lead to progress derive from the human personality. ...
  • Perspectives on globalisation 

    Leen, Maura (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2002)
    The level of public and political debate on the subject of globalisation has grown considerably in recent years. However, as the term enters popular vocabulary, terms such as pro- or anti-globalisation obscure the issues ...
  • Pig-production methods in Denmark, Sweden, Holland and Ireland 

    Senior, Brendan J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1949)
    In the Scandinavian countries for many years past, and in Holland more recently, elaborately organised systems of pig-testing have been developed. The object is to provide the farmer with the type of pig best suited to ...
  • The pilot area development programme 

    Scully, John J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1968)
    In 1961, the Minister for Agriculture set up an informal committee which included representatives of the Departments of Agriculture, Finance, Gaeltacht and Lands, the Central Statistics Office, and An Foras Taluntais "to ...
  • A plan for extending the jurisdiction for selling Incumbered estates to cases where a Receiver has been appointed over a life estate 

    Hancock, W. Neilson (Dublin Statistical Society, 1855)
    The chief benefit which the Incumbered Estates Act has conferred upon Ireland, has been the substitution of solvent for insolvent proprietors To appreciate the full extent of this change, we must raise our views above ...
  • A Plan for the reduction and ultimate extinction of the National Debt 

    Urquhart, William Pollard (Dublin Statistical Society, 1855)
    The embarkation of England in a war; the failure of the anticipations at first indulged in by some parties, that this contest could be carried on out of the revenue of the country; the recent addition of sixteen millions ...