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  • Does the stochastic specification of the linear expenditure system matter? 

    Conniffe, Denis; Eakins, John (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2003)
    When ?income? in a system of demand equations is defined as total expenditure, actual expenditure on any commodity must lie between zero and income, or equivalently, budget shares must lie between zero and one. But models ...
  • Imprisonment and the crime rate in Ireland 

    O'Sullivan, Eoin; O'Donnell, Ian (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2003)
    Between 1995 and 1999, the number of indictable crimes recorded in Ireland dropped by 21 per cent and the daily average prison population rose by 33 per cent. The Government has claimed that a causal relationship exists ...
  • Procurement contracts under limited liability 

    Parlane, Sarah (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2003)
    This paper analyses procurement when contractors have limited liability and when the sponsor cannot commit to any specific form of future negotiation. It shows that introducing limited liability enhances competition and ...
  • The evolution of the Common Agricultural Policy and social differentiation in rural Ireland 

    Crowley, Ethel (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2003)
    This paper investigates the contribution of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to the process of social differentiation in contemporary rural Ireland. It traces the evolution of the CAP from its inception in 1962, and ...
  • The law of Verdoorn: evidence from Greek disaggregated manufacturing time series data 

    Apergis, Nicholas; Zikos, Spyros (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2003)
    This paper tests the validity of Verdoorn?s law in Greek manufacturing. Through the Generalised Method of Moments (GMM) methodology, estimates of the Verdoorn law in aggregated and disaggregated manufacturing Greek data ...