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  • Macroeconomic performance and the design of public pension programmes 

    Disney, Richard (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2006)
    I examine the impact of the design of the Irish public pension programme on two dimensions of Ireland?s macroeconomic performance: employment and the average saving rate. Two facets of the programme might affect these ...
  • Macroeconomic policy in a small open-economy under flexible exchange-rates with bond financing of government deficits 

    Murray, S (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1980)
    This paper presents a dynamic macroeconomic model of a small open economy (SOE) under flexible exchange rates in which the government offsets its budget imbalances by sales or purchases of its own bonds, the dynamics arising ...
  • Macroeconomic policy in a small open-economy when government budget deficits are financed by printing money 

    Murray, S (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1980)
    This paper presents a dynamic macroeconomic model of a small open economy (SOE) in which government budget deficits are financed by printing money, the dynamics arising from a stock-adjustment approach to capital movements ...
  • Making globalisation work 

    Stiglitz, Joseph E. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2008)
    My topic for this Geary lecture is `Making Globalisation Work. A question I am often asked is ? how did I come to write my book entitled Making Globalisation Work? It was said: ?You have complained enough. What would you ...
  • Male-female wage differentials in Ireland 

    Callan, Tim (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1991)
    The persistence of sizeable male-female earnings differentials despite the introduction of a range of anti-discrimination measures has been a focus of concern in many countries. In Ireland the ratio of female to male wage ...
  • Management research on multinational corporations: a methodological critique 

    McDonnell, Anthony; Lavelle, Jonathan; Gunnigle, Patrick; Collings, David G. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2007)
    In the context of burgeoning research on multinational corporations (MNCs), this paper addresses the issue of the representativeness of databases of MNCs in Ireland. It identifies some important deficiencies in existing ...
  • Mandatory minimum sentencing, drug purity and overdose rates 

    Davies, Ronald B. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2010)
    As of 1987, the US?s Anti-Drug Abuse Act (ADAA) has imposed mandatory minimum sentences for drug traffickers based on the quantity of the drug involved irrespective of purity. Using the STRIDE dataset and a differences- ...
  • Manufacturing productivity in Northern Ireland: a re-examination 

    Roper, Stephen (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1995)
    This paper considers the influence of plant-level productivity and industry-mix/plantsize structure on manufacturing productivity in Northern Ireland. It demonstrates that from 1981-91 around two-thirds of the productivity ...
  • Mapping disease risk estimates based on small numbers: an assessment of empirical Bayes techniques 

    Pringle, D. G. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1996)
    Choropleth maps are frequently used to analyse spatial variations in the risk of a disease. In such maps the relative risk is typically quantified by dividing some measure of the number of cases of the disease by some ...
  • Mapping the Irish policy space: voter and party spaces in preferential elections 

    Benoit, Kenneth; Laver, Michael (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2005)
    In this note we map the Irish policy space, locating both voters and parties on the most salient policy dimensions in Ireland. Estimates of the voter locations are based on the Irish National Election Survey (INES), ...
  • Marital choice and quality of relationships - a research note on hypotheses and sampling 

    Ohiggins, K (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1983)
    Abstract: The apparent rise in the number of breakdowns in marriage in Ireland is causing concern. Little or no research has been undertaken to enquire into causes of breakdown peculiar to Ireland. The existing literature ...
  • Market definition and market power in competition analysis: some practical issues 

    Massey, Patrick (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2000)
    Market definition plays a key role in competition analysis and has often proved controversial. However, it is merely a means to an end, the real issue being to establish whether or not firms have significant market power, ...
  • Married women in the Irish part-time labour market 

    Doris, Aedin (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1998)
    This paper uses an econometric analysis of the 1987 Economic and Social Research Institute household survey data to assess the sources of the growth which has occurred in parttime employment in the last decade. The models ...
  • Maternal country of birth differences in breastfeeding at hospital discharge in Ireland 

    Brick, Aoife; Nolan, Anne (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2014)
    In 2010, 46 per cent of Irish-born mothers were breastfeeding at hospital discharge, in comparison with 84 per cent of non-Irish-born mothers. Using data from the Irish National Perinatal Reporting System, we find that ...
  • Measurement of capacity utilisation in Irish manufacturing-industry 

    Oreilly, L; Nolan, B (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1979)
    This paper estimates capacity output for Irish manufacturing industry using the Wharton School linked-peaks method, updating an index produced in McMahon and Smyth (1974). It then presents a capacity output series using a ...
  • Measurement of levels of drinking 

    O' Connor, JF (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1973)
    A study that deals with the drinking behaviour of a particular group, must cope with the problem of obtaining accurate measures of the alcohol consumed by the respondents. This paper is concerned with the literature and ...
  • Measuring competitiveness 

    Neary, J. Peter (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2006)
    This paper reviews alternative approaches to measuring an economy?s cost competitiveness and proposes some new measures inspired by the economic theory of index numbers. The indices provide a theoretical benchmark for ...
  • Measuring Irish capital 

    Keeney, Mary J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2007)
    Irish National Income and Expenditure Accounts do not contain information on capital stocks or capital services estimation. Estimates of the national capital stock and the depreciation of its fixed assets are basic ...
  • Measuring patterns of party support in Ireland 

    Laver, Michael (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1987)
    There is no doubt that the use of 'sociological' classes rather than market research categories produces a clearer patterning of party support in Galway West. There is no reason to suppose that this finding would be any ...
  • Measuring poverty in ireland - a reply 

    Callan, T; Hannan, DF; Nolan, B; Whelan, BJ (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    Dr Barrett's comments on our recent report on Poverty and the Social Welfare System in Ireland (1988) provide a welcome opportunity to deal with some of the points which have been raised in reaction to that report. While ...