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  • Evaluating social-welfare expenditures - how well does the system perform in reducing poverty 

    Callan, T; Nolan, B (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    The results of the ESRI Survey of Income Distribution, Poverty and Usage of State services are used to assess the success of the Irish social welfare system in alleviating poverty. About 10 per cent of persons are found ...
  • Measurement of capacity utilisation in Irish manufacturing-industry 

    Oreilly, L; Nolan, B (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1979)
    This paper estimates capacity output for Irish manufacturing industry using the Wharton School linked-peaks method, updating an index produced in McMahon and Smyth (1974). It then presents a capacity output series using a ...
  • Measuring poverty in ireland - a reply 

    Callan, T; Hannan, DF; Nolan, B; Whelan, BJ (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    Dr Barrett's comments on our recent report on Poverty and the Social Welfare System in Ireland (1988) provide a welcome opportunity to deal with some of the points which have been raised in reaction to that report. While ...
  • Measuring trends in poverty over time - some robust results for Ireland 1980-87 

    Nolan, B; Callan, T (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    The trend in poverty in Ireland between 1980 and 1987 is analysed, using the 1980 Household Budget Survey and the ESRI 1987 Survey of Income, Distribution, Poverty and Usage of State Services. In addition to the number ...
  • Redistribution of household income in ireland by taxes and benefits 

    Nolan, B (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1981)
    Precis: This study uses data published by the CSO based on the 1973 Household Budget Survey to look at the redistribution of income among households by taxes and benefits. The distribution of cash benefits, direct taxes, ...