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  • Uk and united-states visitor expenditure in ireland - some econometric findings 

    Ohagan, Jw; Harrison, Mj (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1984)
    Abstract: This paper analyses trends in the Irish shares of UK and US visitor expenditures in Europe over the period 1964 to 1981. This is done in the context of two larger studies by the authors, the theoretical framework ...
  • Understanding the implications of choice of deprivation index for measuring consistent poverty in Ireland 

    Whelan, Christopher T. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2007)
    In this paper we make use of the Irish component of the European Union Community Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) survey for 2004 in order to develop a measure of consistent poverty that overcomes some ...
  • Unemployment and religion in Northern Ireland 

    Osborne, R.D.; Cormack, R.J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1986)
    This paper examines recent data on the employment status of Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland. In particular, the 1981 Population Census and the new Continuous Household Survey are used to compare rates of ...
  • Unemployment duration, aggregate demand and unemployment-insurance - a study of irish live register survival probabilities, 1967-1978 

    Hughes, G; Walsh, Bm (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1983)
    Abstract: Quarterly data on the duration of unemployment for males and females are used to derive measures of the probability of remaining on the live Register for another quarter for persons who have been on the register ...
  • Unemployment, welfare benefits and the financial incentive to work 

    Layte, Richard; Callan, Tim (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2001)
    Although disincentive effects associated with payments have been regulaly found in research in the US and UK, the UK research is disputed and effects have been notable by their absence in studies from Continental Europe. ...
  • Union and gender wage gap estimates for young workers in Ireland: a note 

    Reilly, Barry (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1995)
    This note exploits data from the YEA/ESRI Follow-Up Survey of School-Leavers from 1981 and 1982 to provide union wage gap estimates for young male and female workers. In contrast to the evidence available for the adult ...
  • Unionist state and the outdoor relief riots of 1932 

    Bew, Paul; Norton, Christopher (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1979)
    This paper breaks with the monolithic conception of the Unionist State in the inter-war period. It argues that the State apparatuses were characterised by an intense populist/anti-populist division. It takes a significant ...
  • Unions and the wage distribution in Ireland 

    Callan, Tim; Reilly, Barry (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1993)
    This paper examines the effects of trade unions in Ireland on the first two moments of the wage distribution. Using data from the ESRI's 1987 Survey of Income Distribution, Poverty and Usage of State Services, a union ...
  • Unmarried mothers - comparative study 

    Kirke, Deirdre (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1979)
    This study was designed to identify factors which might be associated with unmarried motherhood in Ireland. One hundred unmarried mothers and a control group of the same number of married mothers were interviewed by the ...
  • Urban-population density patterns and change in ireland, 1901-1979 

    Hourihan, K (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1982)
    Precis: There were major changes in the population geography of the three largest cities in the Republic of Ireland during the twentieth century. Population densities in inner city areas have declined rapidly and most ...
  • Using absolute deviations to compute lines of best fit 

    Houck, Jp; Hunt, Rd (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1970)
    There is some renewed interest among agricultural economists and others in the old technique of using minimized absolute deviations in computing lines of best fit. H. B. Jones and J. C. Thompson, in a recent article in ...
  • Using the Synthetic Biproportional Projector for the measurement of structural change in Ireland 

    Andreosso, Bernadette; Semenov, Michael (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1994)
    This paper analyses changes in the industrial structure of Ireland between 1975 and 1985. Confining our analysis to the inter-industry matrix, we use the Synthetic Biproportional Project method, which has significant ...
  • Variables controlling elicitation and suppression of subvocal defence mechanism 

    MacCann Haslett, D. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1975)
    A persuasive, counter-attitudinal communication was individually delivered to 66 male respondents. While the baseline control group (N = 12) merely received the message, the 54 experimental subjects responded to concurrently ...
  • Verdoorn law - a retrospective view 

    Bradley, John; Prendergast, Canice (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1986)
    We examine the origins of the Verdoorn law and the key role it plays in Kaldor's growth analysis. We suggest that two empirical studies of the Irish economy (Kennedy, 1971 and Kennedy and Dowling, 1975) can be interpreted ...
  • W. M. Gorman (1923?2003) 

    Honohan, Patrick; Neary, J. Peter (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2003)
    William Moore Gorman, known to all as Terence, died in Oxford on 12 January 2003. The greatest Irish economist since Edgeworth, he was, like Edgeworth, totally unknown to the general public, both in his native country and ...
  • Wages and labour mobility - inter-industry study 

    Walsh, B (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1970)
    There are grounds for general scepticism regarding the importance ofrelative wages in allocating labour between industries in the manufacturing sector of the economy. The main findings of the massive OECD study Wages and ...
  • Wages, sex-discrimination and the Irish labor-market for young workers 

    Reilly, Barry (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1987)
    Human capital wage equations are estimated using individual level data on single males and single females in the Irish labour market for young workers. The results are broadly consonant with theoretical predictions. Returns ...
  • Wagner in Ireland: An Econometric Analysis 

    Moore, Stephen (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2016)
  • What can academics contribute to the study of financial stability? 

    Goodhart, Charles A. E. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2005)
    There were hardly any banking crises between 1939 and 1971, so their later reemergence came as a surprise. Central bank supervisors responded practically by discovering and encouraging the adoption of current best practice ...
  • What causes Irish recessions: fluctuations in aggregate demand or aggregate supply? 

    Cosgrove, Karen; Roche, Maurice (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1994)
    The new classical view of the market economy is used to impose restrictions on a vector autoregression of output, interest rates, prices and money, to identify aggregate demand and supply structural disturbances. We use ...