Item Type:Journal article
Citation:O'Donovan, J. 'State enterprises'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XXVIII, part III, 1949/1950, pp327-348
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Twenty-five years ago there was in existence only a single company which might be regarded as similar to the very large number of semi- state bodies which are now in existence. During the intervening twenty five years while that particular body?the National Land Bank, Limited ?has ceased to be associated with the state, there has been a remarkable growth in the number of such organisations. The purpose of this paper is to describe shortly certain of the trading bodies which have been established and to investigate how far it is possible to trace any definite line of development.
Description:Read before the Society, 12 May 1950
Author: O'Donovan, John
Publisher:Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Type of material:Journal article
Series/Report no:Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. XXVIII, part III, 1949/1950
Availability:Full text available
Keywords:State enterprises in Ireland, Agricultural state enterprises, Financial state enterprises, Transport state enterprises, Public utilities state enterprises
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