Recent Submissions

  • Schooling and earnings in the UK ? Evidence from the ROSLA experiment 

    Harmon, Colm; Walker, Ian (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1993)
    Recent work by Angrist and Krueger (1991,1992) utilised an "experiment" to distinguish an individual's return to schooling where additional schooling is by choice compared to the return when extra schooling is compulsory. ...
  • Logistic transformation of the budget share in Engel curves and demand functions 

    Conniffe, Denis (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1993)
    Models relating the budget share of a commodity to (the logarithms) of income and prices are popular in the analysis of household budget survey data and of time series data on commodity expenditures. This paper shows that ...
  • Adjusting from war to peace in 1940s Britain 

    Crafts, N. F. R. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1993)
    Most assessments of British economic policy in the transition from war to peace after 1945 praise the strategy adopted. This paper draws on recent growth theory and analysis of eastern European liberalisation to argue ...
  • The optimum level of reserves in an exchange rate target zone 

    Hurley, Margaret; McCormack, Pat; O'Brien, Stuart (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1993)
    The target zone exchange rate literature, initiated by Krugman (1991), has relevance for the question of what is the optimal level of reserves. In particular, Krugman and Rotemberg (1990) show that there is a well defmed ...
  • Elections and macroeconomic outcomes in Ireland, 1948-91 

    Annett, Anthony M. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1993)
    This paper tests the main politico-economic theories of the relationships between elections and macroeconomic outcomes using Irish data over the period 1948-91. The results suggest that Fianna Fail governments have been ...

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