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  • Observations on age at marriage in Dublin, related to social status and social mobility 

    Hutchins, B (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1971)
    The years since the Second World War have been characterised by a general decline in mean age at marriage in the Western world: people are marrying at earlier ages than was usual in the immediate past. Ireland has proved ...
  • Occupational endogeneity and gender wage differentials for young workers: An empirical analysis using Irish data 

    Reilly, Barry (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1990)
    This paper presents estimates of the unexplained gender wage gap for young workers controlling for occupational endogeneity. Two contrasting econometric techniques are employed to control for occupational endogeneity. One ...
  • "Of Cabbages and Kings": restructuring in the Irish food industry 

    Tovey, Hilary (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1991)
    The food processing industry in Ireland has become more concentrated, diversified, and internationalised in recent years. To date, most Irish discussions have tended to treat the food industry as part of agriculture, ...
  • Old age in Northern Ireland - study of elderly in a sea-side town 

    Harrison, E;; McKeown, M; O' Shea, T (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1971)
    Northern Ireland's social policy is governed by the principle of parity with Britain. This means that British measures of social welfare are usually adopted in Northern Ireland. There are often administrative modifications, ...
  • On and off the frontier: the impact of taxes on growth 

    Boyle, G. E.; McCarthy, Thomas G. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1996)
    In the context of explaining inter-country growth rates, empirical work to date finds a negligible role for the parameters of a country's taxation system. In our opinion, part of the explanation for this result is that ...
  • On conditions for dynamic stability in discrete specifications of a monetary model 

    Peel, DA (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1980)
    The purpose of this paper is to examine the stability conditions obtained in some discrete specifications of a continuous time macroeconomic model in which the rate of inflation and the level of output are linked via an ...
  • On the causes of Ireland's unemployment 

    Barry, Frank; Bradley, John (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1991)
    This paper attempts to account for the rise in Irish unemployment between 1970 and 1987. To this end a fully articulated medium-term model of the economy is employed, in contrast to the four equation model of the labour ...
  • On the constancy of time-series econometric equations 

    Hendry, David F. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1996)
    Parameter constancy is a fundamental requirement for empirical models to be useful for forecasting, analysing economic policy, or testing economic theories. However, there are surprises in defining a constant-parameter ...
  • On the credibility of the Irish pound in the EMS 

    Ledesma-Rodriguez, Francisco; Navarro-Ibanez, Manuel; Perez-Rodriguez, Jorge; Sosvilla-Rivero, Simon (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2000)
    This paper assesses the degree of credibility of the Irish Pound in the European Monetary System between 1983 and 1997. Different credibility indicators proposed in the literature are used to measure agents? perceptions ...
  • On the cyclicality of Irish fiscal policy 

    Lane, Philip R. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1998)
    In this paper, we tackle the important issue of cyclicality in the behaviour of Irish fiscal policy. We first review arguments in favour of the optimality of countercyclical fiscal policy. Next we outline a political economy ...
  • On the small sample distribution of the R/S statistic 

    Harrison, Michael; Treacy, Glenn (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1997)
    This paper gives an account of the RlS statistic and its known properties. It assesses the adequacy of the asymptotic distribution of the statistic in the case of samples of small and moderate size, and suggests an improved ...
  • Opening and closing asymmetry: empirical analysis from ISE Xetra 

    Kelly, Robert J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2008)
    Overnight news yields difficulties for price discovery at market opening culminating in additional return volatility. Biais et al. (2007) show opening prices are sensitive to order flow from the pre-trading session. We ...
  • Optimal labor subsidies and industrial-development in ireland 

    Ruane, F (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1980)
    This paper calculates the employment subsidies implicit in the principal financial incentives provided by the Irish Government to foster industrial employment. These subsidies are compared with estimates of optimal employment ...
  • Organisational culture as a barrier to women's promotion 

    O'Connor, Pat (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1996)
    Over the past five years increasing attention has been paid to the importance of what Witz and Savage (1992) have described as the gendered nature of organisations. This paper focuses on what they have called the "significance ...
  • Organising for growth: Irish state administration 1958-2008 

    Hardiman, Niamh; MacCarthaigh, Muiris (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2010)
    This paper analyses some key features of Irish public administration as it has developed since the foundation of the state, paying particular attention to the period from the late 1950s onward. During these decades, ...
  • Organizational change - strategy and complexity 

    MacKechnie, G. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1976)
    Research on organisational change has rarely treated the nature of the change as a variable. This can be done by differentiating changes in terms of complexity. By treating both change complexity and change strategy as ...
  • Origins and significance of the community and voluntary pillar in Irish social partnership 

    Larragy, Joe (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2006)
    The Irish social partnership is comparatively unusual in the way that corporatist bargaining also accommodates community and voluntary sector organisations. This paper examines the origins and significance of the ...
  • Output collapse, growth and volatility in Sub-Saharan Africa: a regime-switching approach 

    Byrne, Julie (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2010)
    A Markov-switching model with time-varying transition probabilities is applied to sub- Saharan African data to examine the link between output collapses and growth. In the model, the growth rate moves discretely between ...
  • Output, prices and productivity in Irish sheltered and exposed transportable goods industries, 1953-1967 

    Hughes, JG (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1971)
    In a paper on price and income determination in the Norwegian economy, Aukrust classifies industries as being either sheltered or exposed. He defines exposed industries as 'those which market their products abroad, or on ...
  • Outsourcing Foreign Services and the Internet: Evidence from Firm Level Data 

    Görg, Holger; Hanley, Aoife; Ott, Ingrid (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2015)