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  • Safeguarding trust in Irish Official Statistics: A code of practice for the Irish statistical system 

    Dalton, Padraig (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2014)
    For official statistics to be of value they must be trusted. Achieving and maintaining trust requires that statistics are produced in an objective, transparent and independent manner. In many countries codes of practice ...
  • Salmon fisheries in Ireland and the report of the Irish Inland Fisheries Commission 

    Conner, H. D. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1906)
    The object of this paper is to bring before this Society the importance of the salmon fishery to the country districts of Ireland, to give an outline of the conditions essential to insure its prosperity, and to summarize ...
  • The sampling referendum in the service of popular government 

    Hackett, Felix E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1941)
    The attitude which may be taken towards the method of sampling referenda as a measure of public opinion will depend mainly on two factors; the trust reposed on the technique of scientific sampling and the degree of ...
  • The sanitary condition of our national schools 

    Roche, Anthony (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1900)
    That the health of the individual and the community depends largely on their surroundings being sanitary is now universally admitted. That this rule is specially applicable to the young, is acknowledged by all sanitarians, ...
  • The sanitary state of Belfast, with suggestions for its improvement 

    Malcolm, A. G. (Belfast Social Inquiry Society, 1852)
    Having devoted earnest attention for several years past to the sanitary circumstances of this town, and having observed certain uniform results and conditions in its vital statistics connected with its physical state, ...
  • The sanitary state of Dublin 

    Mapother, E. D. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1864)
    In this paper, for the incompleteness of which I shall at once apologize, I propose to sketch briefly, and as far as my observations have extended, the sanitary state of our city, being convinced that much disease, and ...
  • Savings banks as a state function developed by charity organisation 

    Hancock, W. Neilson (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1876)
    It is commonly recognised that one of the most valuable institutions for encouraging prudence and self-denial amongst the poor is the system of Post Office Savings Banks, with its numerous offices open on every week-day ...
  • Schemes for the rehabilitation of youth in certain countries, with special reference to labour service 

    Beere, Thekla J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1939)
    Unemployment among young persons is one of the most acute and disturbing problems of this generation. It is difficult to assess its exact magnitude either in this or in other countries, but the International Labour ...
  • School attendance in Ireland 

    Ryan, Frederick W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    In this paper your attention is drawn to the Irish Education Act of 1892, upon the efficient working of which must positively depend?as I hope to confirm by figures?the general success of Irish Elementary Education as ...
  • 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 ...
  • The science budget 

    O hEocha, Colm (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1970)
    It has become very fashionable in these days to speak of a country's 'science policy' and most countries now have somewhere in the government structure a body, or bodies, which advise on the uses of science for the ...
  • Scope and method of econometrics: illustrated by applications to American agriculture 

    Tintner, Gerhard (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1949)
    Econometrics is the application of a specific method in the general field of economic science in an effort to achieve numerical results and to verify economic theorems. It consists in the application of mathematical economic ...
  • Scottish Private Bill Legislation in working 

    Samuels, Arthur W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1906)
    Were it not for the fact that a Private Legislation Reform Bill for Wales, passed unanimously on the 25th March, 1904 its second reading in the House of Commons, and that not a single Irish Member brought forward the ...
  • Second tier child income support: the case for innovation 

    Sweeney, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2008)
    Total and per child spending on child income supports are at high levels, and so are child poverty and the proportion of children being reared in jobless households. While the role of child income supports in alleviating ...
  • Selection of three essayists on the differences in the laws in the several parts of the United Kingdom, and on the best means of effecting assimilation where desirable 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1875)
    The Council of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland propose to select three essayists to prepare essays on the following branches of the above subject: (1) On the difference of Division of Jurisdiction ...
  • Sensible tax policies in open economies 

    Hines, James R. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2004)
    This paper evaluates the design and the desirability of business taxes in small open economies, in light of evidence of the impact of taxation on the activities of multinational firms. The high degree of international ...
  • The session of the International Institute of Statistics at Mexico, 1933 

    Lyon, Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1934)
    It is not proposed to give here an account of each paper, but the following summaries of some of the more important papers will give a general idea of their subject matter. The volumes of the Bulletin which will be ...
  • Seventy Years of Personal Disposable Income and Consumption in Ireland 

    Stuart, Rebecca (SSISI, 2017)
    This paper compiles annual data on personal consumption and personal disposable income for Ireland over the period 1944 to 2014 and goes on to estimate consumption functions. Having established that the series are cointegrated, ...
  • The Sherborn Massachusetts Reformatory Prison for Women. 

    Webb, Alfred (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1897)
    For reasons which it is not here necessary to state, the subject of prisons, imprisonment, and prison discipline, has claimed somewhat of my attention. I would briefly direct your attention to the Massachusetts Reformatory ...
  • A short review of the general financial principles and methods of Irish and British social insurance schemes 

    Honohan, W. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1943)
    The social insurance schemes at present in operation are those relating to health, unemployment and pensions. These schemes are distinguishable from other social schemes by the fact that direct contributions are taken ...