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  • 166 who rule - the dail deputies of november 1982 

    Gallagher, Michael (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1984)
    Abstract: Analysis of the backgrounds of the Dail deputies elected in November 1982 shows certain strong similarities with previous Dala. Most deputies were born in their constituencies, and most were local authority members ...
  • 2 exercises in simple regression 

    Geary, R.C. (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1972)
    While the two exercises are independent in that they purport to answer separate questions, methodologically they are very similar. They both compare the efficiency of different methods of estimation of parameters by the ...
  • 3rd sinn fein party - 1923-1926 

    Pyne, P (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    The Republican party that was organized under the name 'Sinn Fein' after the end of the civil war, while initially relatively successful, failed to obtain the majority support essential, not only for the implementation of ...
  • 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 ...
  • A 2nd-order factor-analysis of the reliability and validity of the 11 plus examination in Northern Ireland 

    Bunting, Brendan; Saris, William E.; McCormack, Joe (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1987)
    In Northern Ireland the transition from primary to secondary education is a critical process since the type of secondary school attended is a powerful determinant of the life-chances of individuals. In Northern Ireland ...
  • A bayesian look at consumption 

    Honohan, P (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1982)
    Precis: This paper assesses various possible explanations for savings behaviour in Ireland during the 1960s and 1970s. Attempts to discriminate between these rival hypotheses have been hampered by multicollinearity. This ...
  • A comparison of the bounds, beta-approximate, and exact variants of 2 tests for heteroscedasticity based on ordinary least-squares residuals 

    Harrison, Mj (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1981)
    Precis: This paper compares the small sample empirical size, power and incidence of inconclusiveness of the bounds tests for heteroscedasticity proposed by Szroeter (1978) and Harrison and McCabe (1979). It also examines ...
  • A new look at the irish land question 

    Solow, Bl (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1981)
    Behind the land question in nineteenth century Ireland lie two different conceptions of property and hence of landlord-tenant relations. One reflects communal notions and stresses tenants' prescriptive rights; the other ...
  • A note on a proposed census-based irish social-class scale for epidemiological health research 

    Ohare, A (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1982)
    Precis: The social class/prestige scales currently used in Irish research are examained and considered unsuitable for epidemiological research as they are not census-based. The historical development of Socio-Economic ...
  • A note on demand elasticities for energy imports 

    Reilly, Barry (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1986)
    Annual Irish data on fuel imports are used to estimate inter-fuel substitution models. Both a four- and a three-input classification are employed in the estimation of a translog cost function. Restrictions implied by ...
  • A note on the sectoral employment pattern 

    Oriordan, WK (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1981)
    The theory proposed by Cogan (1978) that the sectoral employment pattern is likely to reach a "steady state" is re-examined. It is suggested that there is no theoretical basis for such a state and that there is a considerable ...
  • A note upon localism and party solidarity - the transfer of votes in the udaras-na-gaeltachta election of 1979 

    Parker, Aj (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1984)
    Two important features of the Irish electoral system are localism and party solidarity. The electorate, particularly in rural areas, expect their representatives to look after their specific local interests and are therefore ...
  • A portfolio balance approach to monetary and fiscal-policies in a small open-economy 

    Thom, Dr (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1980)
    Monetary and fiscal policies are examined in a steady-state small open economy model. Complete price taking behaviour implies that domestic output is supply determined and invariant to domestic shocks. Balanced budget ...
  • A preliminary econometric investigation of the irish housing-market, 1969-1976 

    Kenneally, Mf; Mccarthy, Jv (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1982)
    Precis: Recent modelling developments in the housing economics literature are reviewed and drawn on to construct a national housing model for Ireland. The model is estimated on quarterly data over the' period 1969-1976. ...
  • A study of replacement ratios among a sample of unemployed workers 

    Omahony, Dp (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1983)
    Abstract: This study reports the findings of an examination of the actual benefits to earnings (replacement) ratio experience among a sample of unemployed workers. Previous Irish studies in this area have been at the ...
  • A symmetric alternative to geary and john expression of product changes 

    Spencer, Je (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1983)
    Response to Geary and John
  • A systems-approach to modeling the EMS exchange-rate mechanism 

    Bewley, R; Kearney, C (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1989)
    This paper examines the extent to which the EMS has succeeded in stablising intra-European exchange rates from external influences. It generalises earlier results by developing a systems approach to the problem which enables ...
  • Absenteeism at national school - educational, medical and social aspects 

    Hart, I. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1975)
    This study of a small sample of national school absentees suggests that such absentees are characterised by high levels of economic and emotional insecurity, and by educational retardation. It thus supports the control ...
  • Academic salary differentials - some evidence from an Irish survey 

    Ruane, Frances; Dobson, Elma (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1990)
    Using data from a survey of the Irish academic labour market, this paper examines whether or not females in the Irish academic system are paid less than comparable males. Variables which adjust for comparability include ...
  • Accessibility and urban-growth rates - evidence for the irish urban system 

    Keane, Mj (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1984)
    Urban growth is a complicated process and any quantitative analysis is unlikely to replicate growth rates very well. This paper explores one particular relationship in the context of Irish urban centres, that between growth ...