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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Empirical study of age structure of irish population 

    Walsh, B (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    The economic and social consequences of a population's age structure are far-reaching. The proportion of a country's population in the active age groups largely determines the relationship between productivity per worker ...
  • Beginnings of state care for mentally ill in ireland 

    Williamson, A (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    The purpose in this paper is to examine the background and development of state care for the mentally ill in Ireland. Today, with a rapidly growing awareness of the needs of people with psychiatric problems, many agencies, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Recent price trend in Ireland 

    Geary, R.C.; Pratschke, J.L.; Henry, E.W. (Economic and Social Research Institute, 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 ...
  • 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 ...