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  • 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 ...
  • Redistribution of household income in ireland by taxes and benefits 

    Nolan, B (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1981)
    Precis: This study uses data published by the CSO based on the 1973 Household Budget Survey to look at the redistribution of income among households by taxes and benefits. The distribution of cash benefits, direct taxes, ...
  • Redistribution over the lifetime in the Irish tax-benefit system: an application of a prototype dynamic microsimulation model for Ireland 

    O'Donoghue, Cathal (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2001)
    This paper examines the distribution of lifetime income in Ireland. To do this a new prototype dynamic microsimulation model for Ireland is used to generate lifetime income streams. Aggregating over the lifetime we can ...
  • Referrals to the hospice service in Ireland 

    Phillips, Ceri; Neill, Susan (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1995)
    The impact of demographic changes, resource constraints and the increase in demand for palliative care services require a clear understanding of the aims of the hospice movement, an insight into the perceptions of the ...
  • Regional analysis - Northern Ireland experience 

    Simpson, JV (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1971)
    Since 1936 Northern Ireland, has had a higher unemployment rate than any other region of the United Kingdom. For the period 1927-1936, unemployment was proportionately higher in Wales and in 1932 it was higher in Scotland. ...
  • Regional aspects of the problem of restructuring use and ownership of agricultural land in the Republic of Ireland 

    O'Carroll, J.P.; Passchier, N.P.; Van der Wusten, H.H. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1978)
    This paper is an attempt to identify regional delineations which are relevant for the problem of restructuring the use and ownership of agricultural land in the Republic of Ireland. The social scientist's interest in ...
  • Regional development and spatial equity in Northern Ireland 

    Goodyear, P.M.; Eastwood, D.A. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1979)
    The paper examines Northern Ireland's `regional strategy? programme, assessing its successes and failures in reducing spatial inequalities in overall social well-being throughout the province. Social well-being is calculated ...