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  • Target audience penetration by a healthy lifestyle promotion programme: results from the Kilkenny Health Project 

    Murray, Peter; Shelley, Emer; Daly, Leslie; Collins, Claire; Conroy, Ronan; Graham, Ian (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1995)
    Between 1985 and 1992 County Kilkenny was the site of an evaluated programme of community intervention which aimed to reduce the population's heart disease burden by promoting the adoption of a healthy lifestyle. This ...
  • Tariff policy towards a monopolist in the presence of persuasive advertising 

    Leahy, Dermot (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1992)
    This paper considers the positive and normative aspects of tariffs and advertising taxes in a situation in which a foreign monopolist chooses advertising as well as output. On the positive side it is shown that under certain ...
  • Taxation and the choice of employment policy 

    Barry, Frank G. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    The costs of investment- and employment- subsidies as alternative job-creation policies for a small open economy with classical unemployment are compared, and the latter are shown to dominate in terms of the financing ...
  • Technical change and efficiency in Irish agriculture 

    O'Neill, Suzanne; Matthews, Alan (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2001)
    This paper calculates average technical efficiency levels and rates of technical change for Irish agriculture using an unbalanced panel of 2,603 farms drawn from the Irish National Farm Survey over the period 1984 to 1998. ...
  • Technical change in Northern Ireland manufacturing 1950-1968 

    McCullough, A (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1974)
    This paper measures the extent and nature of technological change in Northern Ireland Manufacturing. In certain cases the results obtained are compared with those for other economies. The subject dealt with is one of obvious ...
  • Technical change in Northern Ireland manufacturing 1950-1968 - comment 

    Glass, J.C. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1975)
    Recently in this Review, McCulIough (1974) has presented a useful and interesting analysis of technical change in Northern Ireland manufacturing during the period 1950-1968. A major part of his analysis consisted of ...
  • Temporary jobs in Ireland: does class influence job quality? 

    Layte, Richard; O'Connell, Philip J.; Russell, Helen (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2008)
    Fixed term and casual employment have become increasingly common in OECD countries in the last decade. Research suggests that non-permanent contracts are associated with lower job quality. This paper examines differentials ...
  • Terence M. Ryan (1942-2003): an appreciation 

    Murphy, Antoin E. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2004)
    Terence M. Ryan died in June 2003. Terry was one of the most promising members of the nouvelle vague of young Irish economists who studied at the University of Essex in the late 1960s and early 1970s. All had graduated in ...
  • Testing a model parameter when another is unidentified under the null 

    Conniffe, Denis (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1998)
    Some standard test procedures, such as Score and Likelihood Ratio, replace nuisance parameters by their maximum likelihood estimates under the null hypothesis about the parameter of interest. In some models, however, a ...
  • Testing and estimation in unstable dynamic models: A case study 

    Harrison, M. J.; Bond, D. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1992)
    This paper discusses testing for parameter instability and estimation of time-varying parameters in the context of the Engle-Granger (1987) procedure. It reviews several developments in testing, in particular the new test ...
  • Testing distributional models for the Irish equity market 

    Cotter, John (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1998)
    This study outlines distributional properties and tests the applicability of different models for the ISEQ index and its major constituents. A Stability under Additions procedure is applied to raw, filtered and rescaled ...
  • Testing for serial correlation in regression when bounds-test is inconclusive 

    Harrison, MJ (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1972)
    Whenever least squares regression is used, to analyse economic time series, or cross-section data, the possibility of serially correlated disturbances presents a serious problem. It is, therefore, of considerable importance ...
  • Testing for uniformity of fit in regression - econometric case study 

    Pratschk, JL (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1971)
    It is frequently necessary to test regression results for uniformity of fit - i.e. to test the randomness of the distribution of the error terms. Such a test is necessary because an indication of a systematic trend in the ...
  • Testing for variation in technical efficiency of hospitals in Ireland 

    Gannon, Brenda (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2005)
    Funding in Irish hospitals is partially based on case mix, whereby resources are redistributed annually to hospitals with greater efficiency. Accurate measurement of efficiency is essential, so in this paper, we use Data ...
  • Testing quasi-perfect mobility model for intergenerational data - international comparisons 

    Iutaka, S.; Bloomer, B.F.; Burke, R.E.; Wolowyna, O. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1975)
    The study of social stratification and social mobility seems to be experiencing a revival of interest in recent years. The first studies on a national level were carried out in the decade following World War II, with the ...
  • Testing the permanent income hypothesis: the Irish evidence 

    Roche, Maurice J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1995)
    We investigate whether the permanent income hypothesis (PIH) is consistent with Irish data and find that it holds for about 50 per cent of consumers. We hypothesise that worsening borrowing conditions lead agents to consume ...
  • Tests for macroeconomic feedback from large-scale migration based on the Irish experience, 1948-87 - a note 

    Walsh, BM (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    This short paper explores the relationship between the rate of migration and the rate of economic growth. A review of the literature shows that there is no unanimity regarding the net effect of migration on economic growth. ...
  • Tests for the macroeconomic effects of large-scale migration based on the Irish experience, 1948-87 - a comment 

    Lucey, BM (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    Walsh (1989) addresses an interesting and extremely pertinent problem: What is the causal relationship between migration, as proxied by the net migration rate (NMR), and economic activity, as proxied by the percentage ...
  • Tests for the macroeconomic effects of large-scale migration based on the Irish experience, 1948-87 - a rejoinder 

    Walsh, BM (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    These two Comments use similar methodologies and the dataset that was employed in my paper to explore the nature of the relationship between migration and economic growth in Ireland. Intensive investigation of this important ...
  • The achievements of the European Monetary System 

    Artis, Michael J.; Taylor, Mark P. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    This paper attempts to provide some answers to a number of related questions: Has the EMS reduced (real or nominal, bilateral or effective) exchange rate volatility? If so, has this been at the expense of increased interest ...