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  • Quality based rankings of Irish economists 1990-2000 

    Coupe, Tom; Walsh, Patrick Paul (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2003)
    We use three different quality based rankings of the publishing record of Irish based economists in academic journals during the period 1990-2000 and 1995-2000. While individual rankings are sensitive to the range of ...
  • Quantifying revenue windfalls from the Irish housing market 

    Addison-Smyth, Diarmaid; McQuinn, Kieran (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2010)
    The speed and severity of the decline in the Irish fiscal position in recent years raises a number of important issues regarding the assessment of fiscal policy within the EU. From a position of relative strength, with ...
  • Quantifying the non-stationarity in Irish real exchange rates 

    Wright, Jonathan H. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1993)
    Empirical work, both in Ireland and elsewhere, has found little evidence for the proposition that log-real exchange rates are stationary, implying that the purchasing power parity (PPP) relation cannot hold, not even in a ...
  • Quantitative analysis of degree of integration between the Irish and U.K. financial markets 

    Browne, Francis X.; O'Connell, Thomas (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1978)
    In this paper, we investigate the quantitative relationship between Irish and U.K. interest rates. With varying degrees of emphasis, it is frequently stated that Irish interest rates mirror U.K. rates and can be treated, ...
  • Quantitative estimates of trade liberalisation - methods and results 

    McAleese, D (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1970)
    The economic benefits of trade liberalisation are conventionally divided into two parts: static gains and dynamic gains. Static gains refer to the advantages of increased specialisation arising from easier access to ...
  • Quarterly estimates of capacity utilisation in Ireland 

    McMahon, P.C.; Smyth, D.J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1974)
    The present paper derives indices of capacity utilisation for the total transportable industries sector of the Irish economy and also for twelve sub-sectors. The indices estimated are based on the Wharton School linked-peaks ...
  • R. C. Geary and the ESRI 

    Kennedy, Kieran A.; Geary, R. C. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1993)
    R .C. Geary's association with The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) was a long and fruitful one. He was the first Director of the Institute which began in 1960 as The Economic Research Institute (ERI), but by ...
  • Race-to-the-Bottom or -Top at Home or Abroad: Health and Safety Standards and the Multinational Firm 

    Pavelin, Stephen; Porter, Lynda A. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2011)
    We develop a model to illustrate potential complexities in the relationship between corporate geographical diversification and the health and safety (H&S) standards set in national jurisdictions. A firm, that initially has ...
  • Randomization and Von Neumann function - variance formula and a problem 

    Geary, R.C. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1977)
    A difficulty with randomisation treatment was expressed as follows: `The problem is to determine if there is a contiguity effect, i.e. if c (the contiguity ratio) has a significantly low value after the elimination of q ...
  • Ransam - random sample design for Ireland 

    Whelan, Brendan J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1979)
    The purpose of this paper is to describe RANSAM , the computer-based system for drawing random samples from the Electoral Register, which has been developed over the past few years at ESRI. This system, which is updated ...
  • Real and monetary effects of an exogenous change in interest rates - rejoinder 

    Thom, DR (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1974)
    Honohan seems to be treating my model as being both analytically and operationally equivalent to the standard Mundell open economy model. This I believe to be a misconception.
  • Real exchange-rates, co-integration and purchasing power parity - Irish experience in the EMS 

    Thom, R (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    Dickey-Fuller and Co-Integration techniques are used to test the hypothesis that co-movements in Irish nominal exchange rates and relative prices are consistent with the implications of Purchasing Power Parity. The data ...
  • Real wage convergence in an open labour market 

    Curtis, John; FitzGerald, John D. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1996)
    This paper looks at how the Irish experience of integration has affected the labour market, bringing about convergence in labour costs between Ireland and the UK. A model of this process is developed and estimated which ...
  • Reappraising Irish developmentalism: Editorial 

    Fanning, Bryan; Walsh, Patrick Paul (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2010)
    On 12 March 2009 the Institute for British-Irish Studies in the School of Politics and International Relations hosted a conference to mark the contribution of Professor Tom Garvin to Social Science, University College ...
  • Reassessing income and deprivation approaches to the measurement of poverty in the Republic of Ireland 

    Layte, Richard; Nolan, Brian; Whelan, Christopher T. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2001)
    This paper reassesses the validity of a poverty measure combining relative income and non-monetary deprivation indicators, first developed and applied to Irish data for 1987, in the light of experience since then and ...
  • Recent anglo-irish migration - the evidence of the british-labour-force surveys 

    Kirwan, Fx (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1982)
    Precis: This paper uses unpublished data from the British Labour Force Surveys of 1973, 1975 and 1977 to shed some light on recent Anglo-Irish Migration. The focus throughout is on the migration of Irish-born persons to ...
  • Recent price trend in Ireland 

    Geary, R.C.; Pratschke, J.L.; Henry, E.W. (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1970)
    In the first section we set out the major price trends since 1958 and indicate the principal cause of price inflation. In later sections we examine the effects of productivity, wage and profit rates, prices of imports and ...
  • Recent trends in trade union membership in Ireland 

    Walsh, Frank; Strobl, Eric (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2009)
    Using micro data from the Quarterly National Household Survey we look at trends in Irish union membership from 2001-2006. There was a steep decline in union density. Decomposition analysis suggests that most of the decline ...
  • Recent work on affordable housing in Ireland 

    Williams, Brendan (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2001)
    Past urban policy failures could be fairly linked to inadequate resources and a lack of public finance, unlike the present economic situation which offers opportunities and policy alternatives never available before. It ...
  • Recreational pursuits on marginal farm land: a discrete-choice model of Irish farm commonage recreation 

    Hynes, Stephen; Buckley, Cathal; Van Rensburg, Tom (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2007)
    In the last decade the demand for rural recreation has increased in Ireland as the population has become increasingly urbanised. Increased affluence, mobility and changing values have also brought new demands with respect ...