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  • Econometric study of British tourist expenditure in Ireland 

    Barry, Kevin; O' Hagan, John (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1972)
    The amount of research devoted to tourism is not commensurate with its economic importance. The reasons for this scarcity of research are numerous and mostly concern the inherent difficulties of the subject. The purpose ...
  • Econometric-model of building society behaviour in Ireland 

    Hewitt, VN; Thom, DR (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1979)
    This paper presents a quarterly model of Irish building society behaviour over the period 1973-78. The model attempts to explain the major variables in the incremental balance sheet with special emphasis on the relationships ...
  • Econometric-model of television ownership 

    McCarthy, C.; Ryan, J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1976)
    A Modified Log-Reciprocal model is proposed for time-series television ownership and is found to describe closely the British and Irish data. A similar model also fits the British time-series on the percentage of colour ...
  • Economic adjustment within EMU: Ireland?s experience 

    MacCoille, Conall; McCoy, Daniel (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2002)
    This paper examines the contribution of Balassa-Samuelson (B-S) type effects to inflationary pressures in Ireland. Irish productivity measures are exaggerated by foreign multinationals engaged in high value-added activities. ...
  • Economic aspects of alcohol consumption in Republic of Ireland 

    Walsh, BM; Walsh, D (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1970)
    Considerable difficulties beset international comparisons of the incidence and prevalence of 'alcoholism'. This reflects the absence of a universally accepted definition of the illness and of a yardstick by which its ...
  • Economic conditions and policy in Northern Ireland 

    Gibson, Norman (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1973)
    My brief, as I understand it, is to examine the present economic circumstances of Northern Ireland, particularly within the context of the 1970-75 Development Programme. I propose first to look selectively at some of the ...
  • Economic geography and the long-run effects of the Great Irish Famine 

    Whelan, Karl (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1999)
    One of the most important debates in Irish economic history has concerned the long-run effects of the Great Irish Famine, with some arguing that it had only temporary effects on the economy and others seeing it as a major ...
  • Economic instruments and environmental policy 

    Helm, Dieter (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2005)
    Environmental resources are scarce and many are getting scarcer. Resource allocation problems abound and recent experience is disheartening. Despite the growing scientific consensus on global warming, action to reduce ...
  • Economic integration and industrial agglomeration 

    Venables, Anthony J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1994)
    This paper reviews recent research on industrial location, focusing on the way in which reducing barriers to trade may induce relocation of industry. Integration may cause industries to agglomerate in a few locations, this ...
  • Economic regulation: recentralisation of power or improved quality of regulation? 

    Gorecki, Paul K. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2011)
    The October 2009 Government Statement on Economic Regulation proposes a number of sensible reforms that are likely to improve regulatory performance in energy, airports, telecommunications, postal services and transport. ...
  • Economic specification of neoclassical production function - case study 

    Ross, M (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1971)
    A production function may be defined as the mathematical expression of the technological information which relates the quantities of inputs to quantities of outputs. As such, the concept is perfectly general and a specific ...
  • Economic theory and econometric models 

    Gilbert, Christopher L. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    The constitution of the Econometric Society states as the main objective of the society "the unification of the theoretical-qualitative and the empirical-quantitative approach to economic problems" (Ragnar Frisch, 1933, ...
  • Economics and policy: beyond science and ideology 

    O'Donnell, Rory (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1992)
    The dominant conception of the relationship between economists and policy makers is one which sees economists as scientists, whose knowledge is, ideally, derived independently of the interests which motivate politicians, ...
  • Economics of crime in Republic of Ireland - exploratory paper 

    Bacon, Peter; O'Donoghue, Martin (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1975)
    This paper explores the possibility of applying models developed elsewhere to an analysis of rising crime rates in Ireland. In particular, it seeks to establish optimal levels for expenditure on controlling crime against ...
  • Editorial 

    Preston, Paschal; Wickham, James (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1997)
    This special issue of The Economic and Social Review presents a selection of papers from the conference Ireland, Europe and the Global Information Society held in Dublin in Spring 1997. The background to this conference ...
  • Editorial preface 

    Boyle, Gerry; Geary, R. C. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1996)
    This special issue of the Review marks the centenary of the birth of Roy Geary ? Ireland's greatest statistician ? who was born in Drumcondra, Dublin on 11 April, 1896 and died on 8 February, 1983. It is the third occasion ...
  • Education finance and imperfections in information 

    Grout, P (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1983)
    Abstract: The paper introduces a model of the educational decision with endogenous imperfect information of the Arrow discrimination type. The effects of an element of income contingency in the finance of education is ...
  • Education of farm children 

    Conway, A.G.; O'Hara, P. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1986)
    In this paper we examined educational participation by farm children, from two small areas in the West of Ireland. There has been a dramatic increase in participation, especially since the introduction of free post-primary ...
  • Education, religion and the "first destinations" of recent school-leavers in Northern Ireland 

    Murphy, Anthony; Shuttleworth, Ian (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1997)
    Data from a cross-section survey of recent school-leavers in Northern Ireland are used to examine the relationship between family and educational background and "first destinations" approximately 6 to 9 months after leaving ...
  • Educational attainment, occupational achievement and religion in Northern Ireland 

    Boyle, Joseph F. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1977)
    It has long been established that educational attainment is related to social background and that subsequent occupational achievement is dependent on educational attainment and on social background. In the case of Northern ...