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  • Fiscal rules, fiscal institutions, and fiscal performance 

    Von Hagen, Jurgen (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2002)
    Public spending is a story of some people spending other people?s money. In modern democracies, voters elect politicians to make decisions about public spending for them, and they provide the funds by paying taxes. Two ...
  • Sums and products of indirect utility functions 

    Conniffe, Denis (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2002)
    There are relatively few known demand systems that are theoretically satisfactory and practically implementable. This paper considers the possibility of deriving more complex demand systems from simpler known ones by ...
  • The effect of current income on aggregate consumption 

    Chakrabarty, Manisha; Schmalenbach, Anke (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2002)
    Using the statistical distributional approach of aggregation by Hildenbrand and Kneip (1999, 2002), this paper attempts to find out to what extent current labour income can explain the relative change in aggregate consumption ...
  • Are capital markets efficient? evidence from the term structure of interest rates in Europe 

    Hughes Hallett, Andrew; Richter, Christian R. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2002)
    This paper investigates the uncovered interest parity hypothesis in an unusual way. We provide empirical evidence on the efficiency of capital markets using a time domain approach. However, a common prediction from theoretical ...
  • Estimating the demand for salmon angling in Ireland 

    Curtis, John A. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2002)
    This paper reports the results of a count data travel cost model for estimating the demand and economic value of salmon angling in Co. Donegal, Ireland. Angling quality, age and nationality were found to affect angling ...

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