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  • Fabricating 'Economic development' 

    Brownlow, Graham (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2010)
    Much of the literature, regardless of academic discipline, presents the publication of Economic Development in 1958 as analogous to a ?big bang? event in the creation of modern Ireland. However, such a ?big bang? perspective ...
  • Factor analysis and cluster analysis - their value and stability in social survey research 

    Raven, J; Ritchie, J (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1971)
    The object of this paper is to present the results of some methodological work carried out in the Government Social Survey Department in the course of a number of surveys connected with education. Most of the work was ...
  • Factor demand and factor substitution in selected sectors of the irish food-industry 

    Higgins, J (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1981)
    In this paper the degree of substitution between capital services, labour, material and fuel was estimated for the meat and milk processing sectors of the Irish food industry. The responsiveness of these inputs to price ...
  • Factorial ecology of Dublin - preliminary investigation 

    Brady, J.; Parker, A.J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1975)
    Dublin
  • Factors related to level of educational-attainment in Ireland 

    Greaney, Vincent; Kellaghan, Thomas (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1985)
    In this paper we comment on a number of aspects of the three preceding papers which were written in response to our study, Equality of Opportunity in Irish Schools (Greaney and Kellaghan, 1984). We are pleased that equality ...
  • Familism in Irish capitalism in the 1950s 

    Kelleher, Patricia (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1987)
    This article is concerned with the Ireland of the 1950s and with one segment of the Irish upper class - the Irish business elite. The importance of studying the 1950s lies in the fact that if there is to be an understanding ...
  • Farm forestry investment in Ireland under uncertainty 

    Wiemers, Emily; Behan, Jasmina (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2004)
    This paper develops a model to explain farmers? decision to move from agricultural activities to forestry. Farmers in Ireland have strong links with land and are reluctant to enter into forestry even when the returns from ...
  • Farm size and marital-status - county and provincial differences in arensberg and kimball ireland 

    Breen, Richard (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1982)
    Precis: Recent debate concerning the validity of Arensberg and Kimball's ethnography has centred on the question of whether or not the rural west of Ireland demonstrated class stratification during the period of Arensberg ...
  • Female labour force participation and unemployment in Northern Ireland: religion and family effects 

    Murphy, Anthony (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1995)
    Econometric models of the incidence of economic activity and employment by religion for females in Northern Ireland are presented. Particular attention is paid to family effects. Censored bivariate probit models are estimated ...
  • Female labour supply in farm households: farm and off-farm participation 

    Callan, Tim; Van Soest, Arthur (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1993)
    Many Irish women in farm households have an input into the running of the farm; while a much smaller proportion are engaged in off-farm employment. Using cross-section household data, we analyse various models in which ...
  • First employment, social status and mobility in Dublin 

    Hutchins, B (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1971)
    It is widely believed that a young man entering the labour market for the first time may, if he wishes, take any job open to him, of whatever social status or degree of skill, confident that this will not affect significantly ...
  • Fiscal adjustment in Ireland in the 1980s 

    Honohan, Patrick (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1992)
    We examine both the motivation for, and the overall dynamics of, fiscal adjustment from 1981 to 1991. Growing interest costs to meet an ever-expanding debt, combined with the impact of retrenchment on the welfare bill and ...
  • "Fiscal adjustment in Ireland in the 1980s": a comment 

    Martin, John P. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1992)
    The Irish experience with fiscal adjustment is interesting, not just for a domestic audience but also for an international one. If one confines the comparison to the OECD countries, the Irish experience can be seen as part ...
  • "Fiscal policies, devaluations and exchange rate regimes": a comment 

    McAleese, Dermot; Alogoskoufis, George S. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1992)
    A characteristic of many small countries is their propensity to compare domestic performance with that of the outside world. The Irish are much given to this practice. Different comparators are taken depending on the nature ...
  • Fiscal policies, devaluations and exchange rate regimes: the stabilisation programmes of Ireland and Greece 

    Alogoskoufis, George S. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1992)
    This paper contrasts the stabilisation programmes of Ireland and Greece in the 1980s and draws out lessons for the design of such programmes in small open economies. Programmes relying on government revenue increases are ...
  • Fiscal policy and demand management in Ireland 1960-70 

    Ryan, L (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1971)
    This paper discusses fiscal policy and the management of the Irish economy during the years 1960-70. The role of fiscal policy in demand management, as most economists would probably nowadays see it, is described in Section ...
  • Fiscal policy and international competitiveness: evidence from Ireland 

    Galstyan, Vahagn; Lane, Philip R. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2009)
    Our goal in this paper is to investigate the relation between government spending and the long-run behaviour of the Irish real exchange rate. We postulate that an increase in government consumption should be associated ...
  • Fiscal policy in Irish economy - leontief approach to some Keynesian objectives 

    Irvine, I.J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1974)
    The objective of this paper is to examine certain aspects of the effectiveness of fiscal policy in the Irish economy within the framework of a mixed Leontief Keynesian system. Primarily, we are concerned with estimating ...
  • Fiscal rules, fiscal institutions, and fiscal performance 

    Von Hagen, Jurgen (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2002)
    Public spending is a story of some people spending other people?s money. In modern democracies, voters elect politicians to make decisions about public spending for them, and they provide the funds by paying taxes. Two ...
  • Fisher, R.A.. - a memoir 

    Geary, R.C. (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1983)
    Since my mathematical statistics, such as they were, are the greatest thing in my life, R.A. Fisher, their finest exponent, was the greatest man in my life, though I had little personal contact with him. There were very ...