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  • Commercial policy and the current account: A Mussa-Neary approach 

    O'Rourke, Kevin (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1991)
    The paper examines the effect of commercial policies on the current account for the case of a small open economy, in which capital is sector-specific in the short run but mobile in the long run. In the context of a two ...
  • The development of an Irish census-based social class scale 

    O'Hare, Aileen; Whelan, Christopher T.; Commins, Patrick (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1991)
    This paper outlines the reasons for, and steps taken, to develop an Irish census-based social class scale. The willing participation of the Central Statistics Office in reorganising its occupational categories to devise ...
  • Child sexual abuse in the Eastern Health Board region of Ireland in 1988: an analysis of 512 confirmed cases 

    McKeown, Kieran; Gilligan, Robbie (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1991)
    This paper reports some of the findings of a study of child sexual abuse in the Eastern Health Board region of Ireland. Data were supplied by Community Care Social Workers on all cases (990) known to them in 1988. By year ...
  • Poverty and the distribution of income in Northern Ireland 

    McGregor, Pat P. L.; Borooah, Vani K. (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1991)
    This paper uses the 1985 Family Expenditure Survey sample to examine the extent and incidence of poverty in Northern Ireland and to explore the relationship with the distribution of income. The study concludes that incomes ...

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