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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Method of evaluating company employment policies based on national preferences 

    Mulvey, C (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    In the course of preparing a cost/benefit analysis of Irish Shipping Ltd., it was necessary to attempt an evaluation of the employment policy pursued by the company. This paper describes the method employed in making the ...
  • Quantitative estimates of trade liberalisation - methods and results 

    McAleese, D (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    The economic benefits of trade liberalisation are conventionally divided into two parts: static gains and dynamic gains. Static gains refer to the advantages of increased specialisation arising from easier access to ...
  • Further analysis of Irish expenditure functions, 1965-1966 

    Pratschke, JL (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    This paper is concerned with a closer examination of the interaction between household size and composition and household expenditures, using, as in the previous study, data collected by the Central Statistics Office and ...
  • Inter-generational social mobility and individual differences among dubliners 

    Hart, I; O' Sullivan, B (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    The values of a culture are indicated by the personal qualities accompanying social success within it. Our object is to reveal some of the values of Dublin society by examining the relationship between certain personal ...
  • Method of evaluating company employment policies based on national preferences 

    Mulvey, C (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    In the course of preparing a cost/benefit analysis of Irish Shipping Ltd., it was necessary to attempt an evaluation of the employment policy pursued by the company. This paper describes the method employed in making the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Regional development in ireland - problems of goal formulation and objective specification 

    O' Farrell, PN (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1970)
    The establishment of a consistent set of goals and objectives is fundamental to the planning process since planning is concerned with attempting to realise predetermined results. Although specification of objectives is a ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...