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  • Female labour supply in farm households: farm and off-farm participation 

    Callan, Tim; Van Soest, Arthur (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1993)
    Many Irish women in farm households have an input into the running of the farm; while a much smaller proportion are engaged in off-farm employment. Using cross-section household data, we analyse various models in which ...
  • A life cycle labour supply model with taxes estimated on German panel data: the case of parallel preferences 

    Laisney, Francois; Lechner, Michael; Van Soest, Arthur; Wagenhals, Gerhard (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1993)
    We estimate Frisch labour supply functions for married women using information on desired hours, under the assumptions that these are based on a smooth convex approximation of the budget constraint. The minimum distance ...
  • Unions and the wage distribution in Ireland 

    Callan, Tim; Reilly, Barry (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1993)
    This paper examines the effects of trade unions in Ireland on the first two moments of the wage distribution. Using data from the ESRI's 1987 Survey of Income Distribution, Poverty and Usage of State Services, a union ...
  • Labour force participation and the growth of women's employment, Ireland 1971-1991 

    Walsh, Brendan M. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1993)
    This paper studies changes in labour force participation rates and in the structure of the Irish labour force over the period 1971-1991. The rise in participation rates among females aged 25-54 and the decline among older ...

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