Recent Submissions

  • Bishops and bailiwicks - obstacles to women's political-participation in Ireland 

    Randall, Vicky; Smyth, Ailbhe (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1987)
    Women are a small minority of political office-holders in Ireland as elsewhere. The authors first provide details of women's representation in different political arenas, before proceeding to identify the principal ...
  • Estimates of new foreign manufacturing employment in Ireland (1956-1972) 

    O'Hearn, Denis (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1987)
    The penetration of Irish manufacturing by transnational corporations (TNCs) has been one of the most important economic developments of the past thirty years. This article estimates the levels of employment in new TNCs for ...
  • More on actual versus hypothetical replacement ratios in Ireland 

    Nolan, Brian (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1987)
    Hypothetical replacement ratios, widely used in both cross-section and time-series analyses, have been subjected to considerable criticism in the UK. This paper focuses on the use of hypothetical benefits and replacement ...
  • Labor supply and commodity demands - an application to Irish data 

    Murphy, A.; Thom, D. Rodney (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1987)
    Annual Irish data are used lo estimate a model which allows for the joint determination of commodity demands and labour supply. Consumer preferences are modelled by a cost function of the Gorman polar form which permits ...
  • A 2nd-order factor-analysis of the reliability and validity of the 11 plus examination in Northern Ireland 

    Bunting, Brendan; Saris, William E.; McCormack, Joe (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1987)
    In Northern Ireland the transition from primary to secondary education is a critical process since the type of secondary school attended is a powerful determinant of the life-chances of individuals. In Northern Ireland ...

View more