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  • Comments on the weighted regression approach to missing values 

    Conniffe, D. (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1983)
    Abstract: These comments relate to those methods of dealing with missing values of explanatory variables in regression analysis that first "complete" the data by inserting estimates derived from regressions of explanatory ...
  • Commercial policy and the current account: A Mussa-Neary approach 

    O'Rourke, Kevin (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1991)
    The paper examines the effect of commercial policies on the current account for the case of a small open economy, in which capital is sector-specific in the short run but mobile in the long run. In the context of a two ...
  • Commercialization in west of ireland agriculture in the 1890s 

    Cuddy, Michael; Curtin, Chris (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1983)
    Abstract: The "sale of farm products ratio" indicator is used in this paper to establish the extent to which the agricultural economy of the West of Ireland and, in particular, the economy of the smaller landholders was ...
  • Community policing - a critique of recent proposals 

    McCullagh, Ciaran (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1985)
    In this article the proposals by the Association for Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, for a scheme of Community Policing, are outlined and discussed. Their innovatory nature is recognised but a number of problems - the ...
  • Community policing in Cork - awareness, attitudes and correlates 

    Hourihan, Kevin (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1986)
    Understanding of, and attitudes towards community policing were examined by a questionnaire survey in Cork in 1984. At that time, half of the respondents felt that local crime was at least a "fairly serious" problem, but ...
  • Community security - the irish problem 

    Gardiner, Frances K. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1986)
    Consideration of some theoretical literature on community involvement in crime control is useful in clarifying the ultimate objectives of such schemes. Characteristic of crime in Ireland is the high incidence of offences ...
  • Comparing the wealth of nations: reference prices and multilateral real income indexes 

    Neary, J. Peter; Gleeson, Brid (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1997)
    This paper considers the problem of comparing real incomes across countries. The available methods are reviewed and their performance is compared using the raw data underlying the Penn World Table. We propose and implement ...
  • Competition and control at work - rural miners and the labor process 

    Curtin, Chris; Shields, Dan (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1988)
    For most of its short working life, the raining development at Tynagh, Co. Galway was characterised by `good? industrial relations. In explaining this phenomenon the authors of this paper suggest that while the structure ...
  • Competition in Primary Healthcare in Ireland: More and Better Services for Less Money 

    Boate, Carol (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2011)
    Understanding precisely the nature of competition in primary healthcare has an important role to play in understanding how to improve the delivery of healthcare services. This is particularly the case in Ireland, where the ...
  • Competition policy and employment: an application to Ireland 

    Fingleton, John (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1993)
    This paper models an open economy with a competitive traded sector and a monopolistic non-traded sector. Competition policy in the non-traded sector can reduce the price of traded goods and increase welfare but only if the ...
  • Competitive 2-person percentile game theory with direct consideration of payoff matrices 

    Kelleher, GJ (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1972)
    Considered is the cases of two persons who have finite numbers of strategies and who act competitively toward each other. Separately and independently, each player selects one of his strategies. The payoffs to a player for ...
  • Components of growth in current public-expenditure on education and health 

    Ohagan, J; Kelly, M (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1984)
    Abstract: This paper examines the growth in the GDP share of current public expenditure on national, vocational and university education in Ireland between 1961 and 1979 in terms of four factors: transfer changes, demographic ...
  • Components of growth of income-maintenance expenditure in ireland 1951-1979 

    Maguire, M (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1984)
    Abstract: This paper examines the growth in the share of GDP of four income maintenance programmes(old age pensions, children's allowances, unemployment benefits and sickness cash benefits) for the period 1951-1979 in terms ...
  • Concentration in manufacturing sector of Republic of Ireland 

    Hutchinson, R.W. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1978)
    In this paper, the levels and changes in the levels of concentration in Irish manufacturing industries between 1958 and 1968 are examined. With the small size of Irish industry it is to be expected that the manufacturing ...
  • Conceptualising "the information society" 

    Bannon, Liam (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1997)
    The concept of "the information society" as an important new phenomenon has recently received much attention at a European and national level. Exhortations on the need for advance preparation for this society by all the ...
  • Conservatives, liberals and pragmatists: disaggregating the results of the Irish abortion referendums of 1992 

    Sinnott, Richard; Walsh, Brendan M.; Whelan, Brendan J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1995)
    This paper examines the results of three referendums on abortion which were held in November 1992 relating to Travel, Information and the Substantive Issue. By solving a set of simultaneous equations, it shows that the ...
  • Continuity and change in Irish electoral politics, 1923-1969 

    Garvin, Tom (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1972)
    The purpose of this study is to examine certain long-term trends in Irish parliamentary representation since the founding of the State to indicate certain interrelationships between the trends suggestsome explanations for ...
  • Contraception and the Celtic Tiger 

    Bloom, David E.; Canning, David (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2003)
    New cross-country evidence for 1965 to 1995 is presented on the link that runs from population change to economic growth. The estimates indicate that demographic change is a powerful determinant of income growth, operating ...
  • Cost efficiency in UK and Irish credit institutions 

    Fitzpatrick, Trevor; McQuinn, Kieran (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2005)
    This paper presents aggregated cost efficiency scores for a balanced panel of British and Irish credit institutions and relates these scores to loan loss reserves as a first step in investigating their usefulness as possible ...
  • Cost of capital to Irish industry 

    Geary, P.T.; Walsh, B.M.; Copeland, J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1975)
    This study reviews the theoretical background to recent discussions of the measurement of the cost of capital. Particular attention is paid to the correct specification of tax variables (including depreciation, allowances, ...