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  • Party loyalty and Irish voters - EEC referendum as a case study 

    Garvin, Tom; Parker, Anthony (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1972)
    Voter loyalties to the established parties in the Irish political system are quite strong, but by no means unconditional. Shifts in voter support do occur over time. The most vivid instance of the Irish voter's ability to ...
  • Party loyalty and Irish voters - EEC referendum as a case study 

    Gillman, C (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1973)
    In their paper Tom Garvin and Anthony Parker set out to describe the geographical variation of the voting pattern in the EEC Referendum, and to analyse the relationship between party loyalties and the Referendum vote. The ...
  • Party loyalty and Irish voters - reply 

    Garvin, Tom; Parker, Anthony (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1973)
    Informed and constructive criticism is always to be welcomed. However, we feel obliged to comment on a number of points raised by Mr Gillman in his extended examination of our paper. Our inclusion of spoilt votes does ...
  • Party loyalty at referenda and general elections: evidence from recent Irish contests 

    McCarthy, C.; Ryan, T. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1976)
    The paper explores the extent of voter loyalty to party at different kinds of electoral contest. Voter transition matrices are computed using an estimation technique based on a quadratic programming algorithm. The data ...
  • Party solidarity, exclusivity and inter-party relationships in Ireland, 1922-1977 - evidence of transfers 

    Gallagher, Michael (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1978)
    This paper presents an analysis of the transfer of lower preference votes at Irish general elections between 1922 and 1977, illustrating some features of the main Irish parties and of the changing relationships between ...
  • Party support in the Dail elections 1981-1992: an ecological analysis 

    Sinnott, Richard; Whelan, Brendan J.; McBride, James (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1996)
    This paper is a contribution to the aggregate-level or ecological analysis of voting behaviour in Ireland. It updates and re-evaluates previous research by considering the six elections of 1981,1982 (February), 1982 ...
  • Patronage, tradition and modernisation - case of Irish gombeenman 

    Gibbon, Peter; Higgins, M.D. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1974)
    As part of a general movement toward the study of complex societies in political anthropology, the last few years has witnessed a proliferation of empirical studies in patron-client ties. Most of this literature has been ...
  • Patterns in Irish voting, 1969 to 1973 

    Gillman, C (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1973)
    The Irish General Election which was held on 18 June 1969, the Referendum on joining the EEC, held on 10 May 1972, the Referenda on (a) amending Article 44 of the Constitution, and (b) reducing the voting age to 18, which ...
  • Patterns of spousal accommodation and conflict in traditional and modern farm families 

    Hannan, Damian (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1978)
    This paper reports the results of interviews with a random sample of 408 couples operating family farms in the West of Ireland. Attention is focused on the extent of consensus on values between husbands and wives, the ...
  • Payroll taxes, capital grants and Irish unemployment: a comment 

    Ruane, Frances; Barry, Frank (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    In this paper Frank Barry examines the issue of the appropriateness of capital versus labour subsidies in the Irish economy, in the context of three different models, namely a neo-classical small-open-economy model, a ...
  • Payroll taxes: capital grants and Irish unemployment 

    Barry, Frank (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    A recent OECD study concluded that no other member country had a tax/subsidy system as biased against the use of labour as the Irish. This view of the flawed nature of the Irish system has, however, been disputed by many ...
  • Perceptions of the causes of The Troubles in Northern Ireland 

    Dillon, Michelle (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1990)
    This paper uses data collected in the Irish Mobility Study (1973) to explore intra-Catholic patterns of differentiation, and differences in the attitudes of Catholics and Protestants, towards the causes of The Troubles. ...
  • Perinatal mortality and low birthweight by socio-economic background: evidence for Ireland 

    Nolan, Brian; Magee, Hugh (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1994)
    Newly-available data from the perinatal reporting system are used to examine the variation across socio-economic groups in perinatal mortality and low birthweight rates in Ireland. The results show significant effects of ...
  • Persistent puzzles in international finance and economics 

    Aggarwal, Raj (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2004)
    As the title of this lecture suggests, I plan to talk about selected puzzles in international finance and economics. These puzzles include deviations from theoretical values that are observed in spot and forward markets ...
  • Physician-induced demand for medical-care - irish general-practitioners 

    Tussing, Ad (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1983)
    Abstract: In a cross-section study based on a national household sample survey, return visits with general practitioners (GPs) vary with the ratio of GPs to population. Thus, higher physician supply, which by itself would ...
  • Pilot study of child-rearing practices among mothers of young children in Dublin 

    Peskett, C; Roberts, H (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1972)
    Our pilot survey was prompted by an earlier study of infant rearing carried out by John and Elizabeth Newson in Nottingham in 1963, and by a desire to undertake a comparable investigation in Dublin. Work was limited by ...
  • Placing Ireland in a comparative perspective 

    Peillon, Michel (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1994)
    Some recent publications have raised the question of placing Ireland in a comparative perspective. Three such comparative frameworks are investigated in this paper: advanced capitalist countries, (West) European countries, ...
  • Policy lessons from Ireland?s latest Depression 

    Whelan, Karl (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2010)
    This paper provides a selective review of Ireland?s economic performance of the last 20 years, from the early days of the Celtic Tiger, through to the housing boom and the recent slump, and then attempts to draw a few ...
  • Policy related attitude surveys - assumptions and significance 

    Davis, Ee; Sinnott, R (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1982)
    Precis: The article first considers a recent argument which rejects policy related attitude research on the grounds that it relies on four assumptions which are said to be untenable. In examining each of the assumptions ...
  • Political opposition in Northern Ireland - National Democratic Party, 1965-1970 

    McAllister, I. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1975)
    This article is a study of the role of the National Democratic Party in minority politics in Ulster between 1965 and 1970. The NDP established three principles of crucial significance for the later development of minority ...