Recent Submissions

  • Delivering integrated policy and services for children 

    Langford, S. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    The Irish Public Service has been relatively strong historically in the area of policy formulation. I have come to the conclusion, however, that we are relatively weak when it comes to implementation and many good policies ...
  • A review of recent trends in output, employment and productivity in Ireland 

    Sexton, J. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    This paper reviews real output, employment and productivity trends in the Irish economy over the ten year period from 1995 to 2005. The analyses, which are carried out within the framework of the CSO Annual National Accounts, ...
  • Launch of the on-line archive of the Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1847-2007; followed by an address by Aidan Punch 

    O'Brien, Miriam Hederman; Punch, Aidan (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    The journals of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland provide a remarkable record of both the events and the ideas of the past 160 years. They relate mainly to Ireland but they reflect the views and enthusiasms ...
  • Trinity Week Academic Symposium - Data for policy and research 

    O'Hanlon, G. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    The availability of high quality statistical data on economic and social conditions is a fundamental prerequisite for ensuring an effective partnership between policy makers and academic researchers in contributing to the ...
  • Trinity Week Academic Symposium - Open access revolution: the local and national context 

    Brennan, Niamh (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    The title of this Academic Symposium comes from a paper read before Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland on Thursday, 14th January 1897, which refers to ?the grievances of prejudiced patriots or the dreams of ...
  • Trinity Week Academic Symposium - Public policy partnerships 

    Donnelly, Gerry (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    The Irish Civil Service, probably like a lot of workplaces, has changed almost beyond recognition in the past 35 years. In the 1970s, almost all internal communication was in writing and it was commonplace for the views ...
  • Trinity Week Academic Symposium - Origins, mission and significance 

    Daly, Mary E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    This symposium celebrates the launch of a dedicated website of the proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, and its direct ancestor the Dublin Statistical Society. The Dublin Statistical Society ...
  • Proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland - one hundred and sixtieth session: 2006/2007 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    The first meeting of the session was held in the Royal Irish Academy, on Thursday, 19th October 2006, at 6:30 pm. The President, Aidan Punch, was in the Chair when Mr. Jerry Sexton presented a paper entitled, A Review of ...
  • Marriage, fertility and the family in Ireland ? a statistical perspective 

    Punch, Aidan (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    The paper looks at the changes which have been occurring in trends relating to marriage, fertility, and the family in Ireland. Cohabitation is increasing with one in four couples without children now falling into this ...
  • Demographic trends and the future of pensions in the UK 

    Hills, J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    This article outlines the recommendations of the UK Pensions Commission, and the data and analysis on which they were based, including projections of demographic change, trends in private pension saving, and evolution of ...
  • Housing in Ireland: philosophy, affordability and access 

    Drudy, P. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    This paper argues that Ireland?s housing problems stem in part from a particular philosophical orientation which supports the ?commodification? of housing and gives strong encouragement to private market provision of housing ...
  • 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 ...
  • A statistical profile of Irish domestic tourism, 2000-2005 

    MacFeely, S. (2007)
    The 2000?2005 period was a turbulent one for the tourism industry. Yet despite shocks like September 11 and the outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease, domestic tourism has not only survived but also apparently thrived, with ...

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