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Title: What’s been happening to concentration in Irish industry 1991-2001
Author: McCloughan, Patrick
Keywords: Aggregrate concentration
Manufacturing
Industrial concentration
Ireland
Industry
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: Economic & Social Research Institute
Citation: McCloghan, Patrick. 'What’s been happening to concentration in Irish industry 1991-2001'. - Economic & Social Review, Vol. 36, No. 2, Summer/Autumn, 2005, pp. 127-156, Dublin: Economic & Social Research Institute
Abstract: This paper estimates concentration in Irish manufacturing industry (1991-2001) by applying the McCloughan and Abounoori technique for calculating the concentration ratio given grouped data. The results suggest high aggregate concentration, which appears less a function of multi-plant operations than in the past, possibly reflecting industrial policy changes. Industrial concentration appears higher on average in Ireland than in other countries and there is a significant relationship between concentration and upper-tail size inequalities, suggesting that it is the top 1 or 2 firms that typically determine concentration. Concentration does not appear to vary with foreign ownership or export activity in Irish industry.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/60053
ISSN: 00129984
Appears in Collections:Economic and Social Review Archive: Complete Collection 1969-
The Economic and Social Review, Vol. 36, No. 2, Summer/Autumn, 2005

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