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  • Socio-economic mortality differentials in Ireland 

    Nolan, Brian (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1990)
    Differences in mortality rates between socio-economic groups for Ireland are analysed, using the standard methodology which has been extensively applied in other countries. This involves relating data on deaths by ...
  • Binomial option pricing and the conditions for early exercise: An example using foreign exchange options 

    Breen, Richard (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1990)
    In this paper arc derived simple and general conditions under which the value of an American option will exceed that of its European counterpart. These conditions are developed using the binomial option pricing framework. ...
  • Measuring the female labour supply: conceptual and procedural problems in Irish official statistics 

    Fahey, Tony (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1990)
    This paper examines some problems which reduce the usefulness of Irish labour statistics as measures of women's, particularly married women's, labour activities. These problems arise both at a conceptual level ? principally ...
  • Academic salary differentials - some evidence from an Irish survey 

    Ruane, Frances; Dobson, Elma (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1990)
    Using data from a survey of the Irish academic labour market, this paper examines whether or not females in the Irish academic system are paid less than comparable males. Variables which adjust for comparability include ...
  • Measuring poverty in Ireland: reply 

    Callan, Tim; Hannan, Damian F.; Nolan, Brian; Whelan, Brendan J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1990)
    MacCarthaigh makes three points with respect to the measurement of poverty, drawing on the work of Stein Ringen. We deal with these in turn, and attempt to match his comment for succinctness ? the issues are discussed in ...

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