Recent Submissions

  • Calculation of gini and theil inequality coefficients for Irish household incomes in 1973 and 1980 

    Murphy, D.C. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1985)
    The exact values of Gini and Theil inequality coefficients calculated on the basis of discrete data are provided for direct, gross, disposable and final (i.e., after all taxes and State benefits) Irish household incomes ...
  • An evaluation of the changing religious composition of the population of Northern Ireland 

    Compton, Paul A. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1985)
    It is customary to think of the population of Northern Ireland as being composed of one third Roman Catholics and two thirds Protestants. This convention should now be revised, however, because of the rapid growth of the ...
  • Societal disintegration in Northern Ireland - a 5-year update 

    Heskin, Ken (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1985)
    The hypothesis that society in Northern Ireland is in imminent danger of collapse as a consequence of the prolonged conflict there is tested using trends in crime from 1960-1983 as an index of such an occurrence. Comparisons ...
  • Community policing - a critique of recent proposals 

    McCullagh, Ciaran (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1985)
    In this article the proposals by the Association for Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, for a scheme of Community Policing, are outlined and discussed. Their innovatory nature is recognised but a number of problems - the ...

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