Recent Submissions

  • Unemployment and religion in Northern Ireland 

    Osborne, R.D.; Cormack, R.J. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1986)
    This paper examines recent data on the employment status of Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland. In particular, the 1981 Population Census and the new Continuous Household Survey are used to compare rates of ...
  • Ireland - politics with some social bases - an interpretation based on survey data 

    Laver, Michael (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1986)
    Following on from the analysis of aggregate data on party choice in Ireland published in the last issue, this paper reports a re-analysis of a ten-year series of commercial opinion polls. The small sample sizes of the ...
  • Irish inflation in EMS 

    Honohan, Patrick; Flynn, John (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1986)
    This paper outlines the interaction of Irish prices and wages, and highlights the crucial importance of foreign price movements in determining inflation in Ireland. The discussion is based on quarterly empirical estimates ...
  • Profitability, investment and employment - a survey of recent developments in medium-term growth theory 

    Barry, Frank G. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1986)
    This paper reviews the recent theoretical literature on the relationship between profitability, investment and employment in an attempt to clarify the roles of demand-management, supply-management and incomes policies in ...

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