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  • 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 ...
  • What has happened to replacement rates? 

    Callan, Tim; Nolan, Brian; O'Donoghue, Cathal (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1996)
    This paper compares different approaches to measuring changes in replacement rates in Ireland over time. Results based on microsimulation modelling suggest that the average replacement rate facing unemployed persons was ...
  • What have we learnt about pay for performance? 

    Prendergast, Canice (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2011)
    Governance is a central concern of economics. In much of economic activity, relevant principals (firms, voters, government agencies, and so on) delegate decisions to agents who may not have the interests of those ...
  • What role for property taxes in Ireland? 

    Callan, Tim; Keane, Claire; Walsh, John R. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2010)
    What role could a property tax play in broadening the Irish tax base? An annual tax on property has been recommended in a series of reports over the past 25 years, from the first Commission on Taxation (1985), to the recent ...
  • What went wrong with irelands recent post-censal population estimates 

    Hughes, JG (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1980)
    The preliminary results of the 1979 Census (Ireland, 1979) indicated that the population was nearly 3.0 per cent greater than had been expected on the basis of the annual estimates of the population which were issued by ...
  • What you see is what you get? - Review article: Encounters with modern Ireland: a sociological chronicle, 1995-96 / Michel Peillon and Eamonn Slater (eds.). Dublin: Institute of Public Administration, 1998. 

    Torode, Brian; Peillon, Michel; Slater, Eamonn (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1999)
    Time was when Sociology took a pride in the difficulty of its subject, ?society?, and book covers presented themselves accordingly. The cover of Breen et al. (1990) promises to focus ?on the relationship between the policies ...
  • What?s been happening to concentration in Irish industry 1991-2001 

    McCloughan, Patrick (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2005)
    This paper estimates concentration in Irish manufacturing industry (1991-2001) by applying the McCloughan and Abounoori technique for calculating the concentration ratio given grouped data. The results suggest high aggregate ...
  • When do Probit residuals sum to zero? 

    Conniffe, Denis (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2010)
    Probit residuals need not sum to zero in general. However, if explanatory variables are qualitative the sum can be shown to be zero for many models. Indeed this remains true for binary dependent variable models other than ...
  • Where is Ireland in the global information society? 

    Wickham, James (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1997)
    Ireland's current position within the "global information society" depends upon the previous history of industrialisation by invitation. The paper begins by outlining this experience and then suggesting that it has created ...
  • Who supported the land war - an aggregate-data analysis of irish agrarian discontent, 1879-1882 

    Orridge, Aw (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1981)
    Correlation and regression of aggregate data for Irish counties is used to investigate the social and economic environment of the Land League and the Land War between 1879 and 1882. Existing hypotheses are outlined, linked ...
  • Why are productivity and wages higher in foreign firms? 

    Girma, Sourafel; Thompson, Steve; Wright, Peter W. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2002)
    This paper uses a panel data framework to examine whether foreign firms in the UK have higher levels of productivity and set higher wage rates than domestic ones ceteris paribus, or whether this is due to unmeasured ...
  • Why Ireland? a qualitative review of the factors influencing the location of US multinationals in Ireland with particular reference to the impact of labour issues 

    Gunnigle, Patrick; McGuire, David (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2001)
    The encouragement of foreign direct investment (FDI) represents a key plank of industrial policy in Ireland. This paper considers the impact of labour issues on the decision of US multinational corporations (MNCs) to ...
  • Winners and losers on the roller-coaster: Ireland, 2003-2011 

    Madden, David (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2014)
    This paper applies the methodology of Ravallion and Chen in calculating growth incidence curves for Ireland over the 2003-2011 period, using measures of equivalised disposable income from the Survey of Income and Living ...
  • Women returning to employment, education and training in Ireland: an analysis of transitions 

    Russell, Helen; O'Connell, Philip J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2004)
    Recent improvements in the Irish labour market have led to a substantial increase in the labour force participation rate of women in Ireland. Part of this increase has been fuelled by women moving from the home into paid ...
  • Work rich, time poor? time-use of women and men in Ireland 

    McGinnity, Frances; Russell, Helen (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2007)
    Are we running out of time? This paper uses data from a recently completed time-use survey in Ireland to consider whether the recent employment growth has led to high workloads, time-pressure and a lack of free time. We ...