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  • 3rd-sinn fein party - 1923-1926 

    Pyne, P (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1969)
    The recent commemoration of the fiftieth anniversaries of the Easter Rising and the meeting o f the First Dail firearm have done much to focus attention on this stormy watershed of modern Irish history and politics. The ...
  • Establishing of irish pound - backward glance 

    Pratschke, Jl (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1969)
    This paper proposes to examine the major structural developments in Irish banking during the decade of the nineteen-twenties. This was an era of great changes on the pohtical scene in Ireland, and also o f institutional ...
  • Note on smoking among dublin school children 

    Wilson, K (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1969)
    In 1967, although half the adult population of the Irish Republic were known to be smokers,2 there was little information on the prevalence of smoking among children, the numbers of regular smokers, the numbers who tried ...
  • Science of econometrics any use for short-term forecasting - enquiry based mainly on irish educational statistics 1947-1967 

    Geary, R.C. (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1969)
    As his title indicates, the writer, wisely or unwisely, proposes to hang a very general and important question on the highly specialized inquiry with which this paper mainly deals: in fact to make a prima facie case for a ...
  • Regional study of relative prosperity of irish farms of different sizes 

    Ross, M (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1969)
    In the course o f a study o f regional allocation in Irish agriculture it became necessary to attempt to estimate regional incomes by farm size for the base year of the study, 1960. The results afforded a considerable ...
  • Price elasticity of demand for tobacco in ireland 

    Oriordan, Wk (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1969)
    This short study is an attempt to estimate the price elasticity of demand for tobacco in Ireland. Tobacco was chosen, partly because of its importance as a source of tax revenue, and partly because of certain simplifying ...
  • Aspects of intercommunity population balance in Northern Ireland 

    Compton, P.A; Boal, F.W. (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    The population of Northern Ireland is probably unique in that it is composed of two groups of people each of which can be characterized as a 'minority'. Conventional wisdom has it that at present there is a dominant ...
  • Irish agriculture and associated industries 1964 - effects of various cereal policies 

    Henry, Ew; Oconnor, R (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    In the 1964 structure of Irish Agriculture and associated industries, as published in Paper Number 44 of the Economic and Social Research Institute, the exercises described below investigate the effects on the economy of ...
  • Alternative techniques of estimating import demand elasticities 

    Mcaleese, D (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    The desirability as well as the difficulty of obtaining reliable estimates of import demand elasticities is clearly demonstrated by the extensive literature on the subject during the last few decades. Interest in price ...
  • Social expenditure of public authorities and economic growth 1947-66 

    Kennedy, F (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    Social expenditure in this context refers to the consolidated expenditure of public authorities on education, health, housing and income maintenance. Public authorities comprise the Central Government (including extra-budgetary ...
  • Study of non-economic factors in irish economic development 

    Hutchinson, B (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    The geographical, demographic, financial and political forces that hampered the progress of economic development in Ireland have been debated for many decades; and Ireland's economic lagardliness has been constrasted, ...
  • Labour and irish political party system - a suggested approach to analysis 

    Farrell, B (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    In the politics of the Irish state only three parties have been able to maintain substantial electoral support for more than a decade. Two - Fianna Fail and Fine Gael - stem from the same Sinn Fein party which in the years ...
  • Bailiwicks, locality, and religion - 3 elements in an irish dail constituency election 

    Sacks, Pm (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    This article is essentially a case study of voting patterns in an Irish Dail Constituency. But in this analysis we also deal with a larger question: how a stable party system exists in a constituency characterized by ...
  • Wages and labour mobility - inter-industry study 

    Walsh, B (Economic and Social Research Institute, 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 ...
  • Using absolute deviations to compute lines of best fit 

    Houck, Jp; Hunt, Rd (Economic and Social Research Institute, 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 ...
  • Status inequalities within families in relation to their structural differences 

    Hannan, D (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    The nuclear family, not the individual, is regarded as the basic unit of social stratification systems: a nuclear family being usually defined as a man and wife, with their dependent children, sharing a common domicile. ...
  • Productivity, earnings and composition of labour - irish-manufacturing-industries, 1953-1966 

    Kennedy, Kieran A.; Dowling, Brendan R. (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    In a paper read recently to the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society oflreland by one of the present authors,1 differences in the growth of labour productivity in Irish manufacturing industries over the period 1953 to ...
  • Determinants of personal savings in ireland - econometric inquiry 

    Kennedy, Kieran A.; Dowling, Brendan R. (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    The acceleration in the rate of economic growth in Ireland in. the last ten years or so compared with the earlier post-war years has been accompanied by a very considerable rise in the proportion of income saved. This ...
  • Changing regional pattern in ireland 

    Baker, T; Ross, M (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    Draw a line down the Shannon, bend and extend it to the north east to include Longford and the Ulster counties, add Kerry and perhaps West Cork, and one obtains the traditional dividing line of Ireland. 'The West', the ...
  • Economic aspects of alcohol consumption in Republic of Ireland 

    Walsh, BM; Walsh, D (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    Considerable difficulties beset international comparisons of the incidence and prevalence of 'alcoholism'. This reflects the absence of a universally accepted definition of the illness and of a yardstick by which its ...