Recent Submissions

  • On the constancy of time-series econometric equations 

    Hendry, David F. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1996)
    Parameter constancy is a fundamental requirement for empirical models to be useful for forecasting, analysing economic policy, or testing economic theories. However, there are surprises in defining a constant-parameter ...
  • An econometric assessment of the change in quality of the Irish gilt market since the introduction of market making 

    Dunne, Peter G. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1996)
    Hasbrouck's (1993) measure of market quality is used to assess the effect of introducing market making in Irish Gilts. The measure is based on aspects of the literature on the decomposition of time series' into stochastic ...
  • What has happened to replacement rates? 

    Callan, Tim; Nolan, Brian; O'Donoghue, Cathal (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1996)
    This paper compares different approaches to measuring changes in replacement rates in Ireland over time. Results based on microsimulation modelling suggest that the average replacement rate facing unemployed persons was ...
  • On and off the frontier: the impact of taxes on growth 

    Boyle, G. E.; McCarthy, Thomas G. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1996)
    In the context of explaining inter-country growth rates, empirical work to date finds a negligible role for the parameters of a country's taxation system. In our opinion, part of the explanation for this result is that ...
  • The incidence of male non-employment in Ireland 

    Murphy, Anthony; Walsh, Brendan M. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1996)
    This paper presents an analysis of male economic activity ? employment, unemployment and non-participation using micro data from the 1993 Labour Force Survey. The main characteristics that contribute to bad labour market ...

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