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  • Nationalist elites, Irish voters and Irish political-development - comparative perspective 

    Garvin, Tom (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1977)
    In this essay it is argued that the Irish political system, although it is usually seen as a deviant case among Western polities, is best viewed in a broader comparative perspective - that of decolonialising political ...
  • Negative equity in the Irish housing market 

    Duffy, David (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2010)
    Having peaked in early 2007 Irish house prices have fallen steadily. Negative equity occurs if house price falls result in the house value being lower than the outstanding debt. Many in negative equity will be unaffected ...
  • Neither lucky nor good: the case of electricity deregulation in California 

    Martinek, Jason P.; Orlando, Michael J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2002)
    We present an integrated summary of the various factors that contributed to shortages of electrical power in California in 2000. Several necessary conditions for the crisis are identified. We conclude that a sufficient ...
  • Network social capital and labour market outcomes: Evidence for Ireland 

    Brady, Gerard (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2014)
    Using data from the International Social Survey Programme 2008 this paper tests empirically the effects of network social capital on Irish employment outcomes, while attempting to account for possible endogeneity. We allow ...
  • New digital technologies, work practices and cultural production in Ireland 

    Hazelkorn, Ellen (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1997)
    This paper offers the first extensive analysis of the extent of change, in both structure and labour market, occurring within the Irish media since the early 1980s. It chronicles change from a "sector" dominated by the ...
  • New modes of governance and the Irish case: finding evidence for explanations of social partnership 

    Adshead, Maura (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2006)
    This paper applies insights from governance and multi-level governance(MLG) studies to the analysis of Social Partnership in order to: (1) outline a methodological approach for the study of Social Partnership over time; ...
  • ?New? and ?old? social risks: life cycle and social class perspectives on social exclusion in Ireland 

    Whelan, Christopher T.; Maitre, Bertrand (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2008)
    The life cycle concept has come to have considerable prominence in Irish social policy debate. However, this has occurred without any systematic effort to link its usage to the broader literature relating to the concept. ...
  • Non-cash benefits and the distribution of economic welfare 

    Callan, Tim; Keane, Claire (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2009)
    Non-cash benefits can have substantial effects on the distribution of economic welfare. Standard approaches to the inclusion of non-cash benefits in broader measures of resources have failed to take adequate account of the ...
  • Non-wage costs, employment and hours of work in Irish manufacturing industry 

    Kirwan, F.X. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1979)
    This paper presents a recursive model of the short-run demand for workers and hours in Irish industry. On the assumption that employers minimise costs, the optimal employment/hours mix is shown to be a function of the ratio ...
  • Note of incomes in designated areas, 1960 and 1965 

    Ross, M (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1971)
    Recently in response to a request from the EEC, incomes were estimated separately for the designated areas and the remainder of the country for i960 and 1965. The results are presented here to make them available to other ...
  • Note on alternative methods of logistic projection 

    McCarthy, C (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1974)
    Engel curves exhibiting high income elasticities at low levels of income which then decline with income to produce finite per capita saturation levels have been widely used in studies of consumer durable goods (Brown and ...
  • Note on discount rates and present values 

    Bristow, J.A. (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1971)
    It is a long-established proposition that, under profit maximising conditions, the interest elasticity of investment will vary positively with the length of life of projects. Thus, Shackle ( i , Chap. XI) proves that the ...
  • Note on heteroscedasticity in cross-section regressions estimated from Irish county data 

    Neary, J.P. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1977)
    It is well knqwn that, even when they are expressed in log or per capita form, many statistical series on Irish counties (by which is meant here the twenty-six counties of the Republic) are characterised by a value for ...
  • Note on logarithmic transformation of the RAS 

    Henry, EW (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1973)
    The apparently new Least-Squares (LS) minimisation method of R. C . Geary could be applied to the logarithms of the Xij, if the required numerical data were available.
  • Note on national and county car ownership projections in ireland 

    O' Farrell, PN; Markham, J; McLoughl, T (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1971)
    In recent years Irish transportation problems have attracted considerable public interest and controversy. The principal reason for this has been the rapid rise in car ownership levels which expresses itself most clearly ...
  • Note on real and monetary effects of an exogenous change in interest rates 

    Honohan, P (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1974)
    The interesting article by D. Rodney Thom (Economic and Social Review, January 1974) seems to contain a misleading assertion which makes his statistical results difficult to interpret. Thom's main thesis is that, in the ...
  • Note on reswitching and capital reversing 

    Woods, J.E. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1978)
    It is well known that, in the context of a stationary economy, reswitching of techniques implies capital reversing and that capital reversing can occur without reswitching. The aim of this paper is to discuss these two ...
  • Note on smoking among dublin school children 

    Wilson, K (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1969)
    In 1967, although half the adult population of the Irish Republic were known to be smokers,2 there was little information on the prevalence of smoking among children, the numbers of regular smokers, the numbers who tried ...
  • Notes on aggregation 

    Woods, JE (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1980)
    Brown and Chang(1976) consider questions of output and capital aggregation in the context of a neo-classical general equilibrium model. Inter alia, they derive a condition, using Hicks' composite commodity theorem, for ...
  • Notes on the behavior of prices 

    Woods, JE (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1980)
    We discuss the behaviour of prices in an n-sector, circulating capital model with no joint production, of the type considered by Sraffa in Part I of his book. Instead of following Sraffa's approach, which uses the notion ...