Recent Submissions

  • Benchmarking, social partnership and higher remuneration: wage settling institutions and the public-private sector wage gap in Ireland 

    Kelly, Elish; McGuinness, Seamus; O'Connell, Philip (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2009)
    This paper uses data from the 2003 and 2006 National Employment Surveys to analyse the public-private sector wage gap in Ireland. In particular, we investigate the impact of awards implemented under a number of wage setting ...
  • Fiscal policy and international competitiveness: evidence from Ireland 

    Galstyan, Vahagn; Lane, Philip R. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2009)
    Our goal in this paper is to investigate the relation between government spending and the long-run behaviour of the Irish real exchange rate. We postulate that an increase in government consumption should be associated ...
  • The distributional impact of a carbon tax in Ireland 

    Verde, Stefano F.; TOL, RICHARD S. J. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2009)
    We study the effects of carbon taxation and revenue recycling across the income distribution in Ireland. Price changes of fuels and all other final goods and services are taken into account. If applied only to the emissions ...
  • A relative impact ranking of political studies in Ireland 

    Benoit, Kenneth; Marsh, Michael (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2009)
    Against a background of the Irish government?s concerns with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and the British government?s wishes for a more quantitative Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), our study conducts a relative ...
  • The emergence of the entrepreneurial society 

    Audretsch, David B. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2009)
    The topic of my talk today is what I term the entrepreneurial society or the emergence of the entrepreneurial society, which suggests that something has changed. The Director and I were speaking on the way here about the ...

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