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  • Testing the permanent income hypothesis: the Irish evidence 

    Roche, Maurice J. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1995)
    We investigate whether the permanent income hypothesis (PIH) is consistent with Irish data and find that it holds for about 50 per cent of consumers. We hypothesise that worsening borrowing conditions lead agents to consume ...
  • Target audience penetration by a healthy lifestyle promotion programme: results from the Kilkenny Health Project 

    Murray, Peter; Shelley, Emer; Daly, Leslie; Collins, Claire; Conroy, Ronan; Graham, Ian (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1995)
    Between 1985 and 1992 County Kilkenny was the site of an evaluated programme of community intervention which aimed to reduce the population's heart disease burden by promoting the adoption of a healthy lifestyle. This ...
  • Measuring railway productivity in Ireland: a reply 

    McGeehan, Harry (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1995)
    Barrett's (1995) comments raise several issues which are readily addressed.
  • Measuring railway productivity in Ireland: a comment 

    Barrett, Sean D. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1995)
    The McGeehan (1995) article has three sections. They deal respectively with railway labour productivity, overall railway productivity, and a methodology which is claimed to indicate that the total productivity of CIE ...
  • Measuring rail productivity in Ireland: a note 

    McGeehan, Harry (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1995)
    This note is concerned with comparing partial and total measures of productivity as they apply to Irish railways. A comparison of a partial exercise undertaken by Barrett and a total productivity approach confirms that ...

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