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  • More rhetoric than reality: enterprise level industrial relations partnerships in Ireland 

    Gunnigle, Patrick (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1998)
    Since 1987 Ireland has had a sequence of centralised agreements on pay and other aspects of economic and social policy negotiated between the "social partners". A criticism of this period is the failure to extend the ...
  • Benchmarking company profitability and growth: some measurement issues for small firms in Ireland 

    Hewitt-Dundas, Nola; Roper, Stephen (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1998)
    International comparisons of productivity, purchasing power and inflation can depend crucially on differences in national statistical procedures. This paper indicates that even in more localised comparisons of small firm ...
  • The cultural production of enterprise: understanding selectivity as cultural policy 

    Carr, Patricia (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1998)
    Within the context of a conceptualisation of the phenomenon of enterprise culture which focuses on the link between culture and government, this paper represents an attempt to make visible the cultural dimension of ...
  • An expenditure estimate of Irish national income in 1907 

    Bielenberg, Andy; O'Mahony, Patrick (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1998)
    In order to compare Ireland's GDP per capita to other countries in the early twentieth century, a new expenditure based estimate for 1907 is presented in this article. Since it broadly adopts Feinstein's method for ...
  • Married women in the Irish part-time labour market 

    Doris, Aedin (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1998)
    This paper uses an econometric analysis of the 1987 Economic and Social Research Institute household survey data to assess the sources of the growth which has occurred in parttime employment in the last decade. The models ...

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