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  • ?Insufficient for the support of a family?: wages on the public works during the Great Irish Famine 

    McGregor, Pat (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2004)
    This paper presents a model of the money wage paid on the public works during the Irish Famine. The administrators are assumed to minimise a cost function that includes the divergence from the target as well as the increase ...
  • Equity in the utilisation of health care in Ireland 

    Layte, Richard; Nolan, Brian (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2004)
    This paper analyses the extent of equity of health service delivery across the income distribution in Ireland ? that is the extent to which there is equal treatment for equal need irrespective of income. We find that ...
  • Inter-industry wage differentials in Ireland 

    Gannon, Brenda; Nolan, Brian (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2004)
    This paper investigates inter-industry wage differentials in Ireland, taking advantage of access to a dataset that is uniquely suitable for this purpose, the 1996 Structure of Earnings Survey. This allows us to measure ...
  • Job creation and destruction in Northern Ireland: 1973-1993 

    Roper, Stephen (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2004)
    Job creation and destruction estimates are made for Northern Ireland manufacturing using the ARD database. International comparisons suggest job creation and destruction rates in Northern Ireland were below those elsewhere. ...
  • Disability and labour force participation in Ireland 

    Gannon, Brenda; Nolan, Brian (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2004)
    The extent and nature of participation in the labour market by persons affected by disability has a multitude of direct and indirect effects on their living standards and quality of life, and so is a critical area for ...

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