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  • Does a monetary union require international fiscal policy co-ordination? 

    Devereux, Michael B. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1991)
    In the debate over the set up of a single European currency, one of the principal areas of concern has been the implication of a single currency for the behaviour of sovereign fiscal authorities, and the possible need to ...
  • Trends in the share of long-term unemployment in Ireland 

    Breen, Richard; Honohan, Patrick (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1991)
    Unemployment in Ireland has long been characterised by two features: a relatively high rate of unemployment, and a relatively high proportion of the unemployed who are long-term unemployed (defined as unemployed for one ...
  • Towards a reformulation of monetary theory: competitive banking 

    Greenwald, Bruce; Stiglitz, Joseph E. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1991)
    Neo-classical economics is a difficult subject. It requires more than the usual willing suspension of disbelief. One is asked to put aside one's economic intuition, one's experiences of how the world works, to enter the ...
  • Male-female wage differentials in Ireland 

    Callan, Tim (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1991)
    The persistence of sizeable male-female earnings differentials despite the introduction of a range of anti-discrimination measures has been a focus of concern in many countries. In Ireland the ratio of female to male wage ...

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