Recent Submissions

  • Proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland: one hundred and sixty-second session: 2008/2009 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2009)
    The first meeting of the Society was held at 6:00pm on Thursday 2nd October 2008 in the Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin. The President, Dr Donal de Buitleir, was in the Chair, and he held the first of two required ...
  • Well-being under conditions of abundance: Ireland from 1990-2007 

    Delaney, Liam (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2009)
    This paper examines the health and well-being of the Irish population in the late 20th century, the period popularly referred to as the Celtic Tiger. This period saw unprecedented increases in economic activity in Ireland. ...
  • HealthStat: measuring the performance of the Irish public health service 

    Turner, Mark (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2009)
    HealthStat is a tool for measuring the performance of the Irish public health service. It consists of a data collection process, the production of performance statistics in graphical dashboard format and a monthly ...
  • Exploring population projections: sources of uncertainty and the user perspective 

    Dignan, Tony (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2009)
    Government population projections are typically underpinned by a set of assumptions based on what has happened in the past, informed by expert opinion on what the future holds. The assumptions made are inevitably subject ...
  • Towards regional environmental accounts for Ireland 

    Commins, Nicola; Crilly, Niamh; Lyons, Sean; Morgenroth, Edgar; TOL, RICHARD S. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2009)
    Existing environmental accounts for the Republic of Ireland are at the national level. This is fine for continental and global environmental problems, but information at a finer spatial scale is needed for local environmental ...
  • 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 ...
  • Exploring the economic geography of Ireland 

    Morgenroth, Edgar (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2009)
    Only a few research papers have analysed the spatial distribution of economic activity in Ireland. There are a number of reasons for this, not least the fact that comprehensive data on the location of economic activity by ...
  • Family businesses in the Irish services sector: profile and productivity 

    MacFeely, Steve; O`Brien, Caitriona (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2009)
    Most family businesses are small, engage less than 10 persons and trade in the more traditional industries, such as the distributive trades or hospitality industries. Family businesses export less product, generate a lower ...

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