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  • An interview with Brendan Walsh 

    Neary, J. Peter (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2006)
    An interview with Brendan Walsh
  • Comparing the wealth of nations: reference prices and multilateral real income indexes 

    Neary, J. Peter; Gleeson, Brid (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1997)
    This paper considers the problem of comparing real incomes across countries. The available methods are reviewed and their performance is compared using the raw data underlying the Penn World Table. We propose and implement ...
  • Explaining the volume of North-South trade in Ireland: a gravity model approach 

    Fitzsimons, Emla; Hogan, Vincent; Neary, J. Peter (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1999)
    We address the question of whether the volume of manufacturing trade between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is more or less than might be expected in the light of international experience. We estimate a gravity ...
  • Introduction to the Special Issue 

    Neary, J. Peter (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2006)
    Brendan Walsh retired in May 2005 from the Chair of Applied Economics and the National Economics of Ireland which he had held at University College Dublin since 1980. During that time his academic and popular writings ...
  • Measuring competitiveness 

    Neary, J. Peter (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2006)
    This paper reviews alternative approaches to measuring an economy?s cost competitiveness and proposes some new measures inspired by the economic theory of index numbers. The indices provide a theoretical benchmark for ...
  • Theoretical foundations of the "Geary Method" for international comparisons of purchasing power and real incomes 

    Neary, J. Peter (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1996)
    This paper provides a centenary review of the method of calculating real incomes and purchasing power parities proposed by Roy Geary. This method is the most widely used in major international comparisons, but it is often ...
  • Time consistency, learning by doing and infant-industry protection: The linear case 

    Leahy, Dermot; Neary, J. Peter (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1994)
    This paper examines the implications for strategic trade policy of diiferent assumptions about precommitment in a dynamic oligopoly game with learning by doing. Assuming that demands are linear, we find that the optimal ...
  • 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 ...