Recent Submissions

  • Competition and control at work - rural miners and the labor process 

    Curtin, Chris; Shields, Dan (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1988)
    For most of its short working life, the raining development at Tynagh, Co. Galway was characterised by `good? industrial relations. In explaining this phenomenon the authors of this paper suggest that while the structure ...
  • The arts and section-32 of the 1984 Finance Act 

    O'Hagan, John W.; Duffy, Christopher T. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1988)
    Research on the economics of the arts has grown enormously in the last decade (see O'Hagan and Duffy, 1987). One area which has received particular attention is that of tax concessions to the arts (see, for example, Feld, ...
  • Social scientific-research on the Troubles in Northern Ireland - the problem of objectivity 

    Taylor, R (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1988)
    The growth in output of social scientific research on Northern Ireland and on the `Troubles? is described. Despite a considerable body of work the research on the `Troubles? encounters distinct problems concerning objectivity. ...
  • The structure of collective-bargaining in Northern Ireland, 1973-84 

    Harris, RID; Wass, VJ (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1988)
    A unique database (the New Earnings Survey) is used to look at collective bargaining structures in 1973 and 1984. A comparison is made with the structures existing in Great Britain, and some attempts are made to identify ...

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