Recent Submissions

  • The relationship between alternative population and migration series - a comment 

    Hughes, JG (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1981)
    In their recent paper on the derivation of annual population estimates Whelan and Keogh (1980) implicitly assume that the number on the Electoral Register refers to Apri l 15 ? the date on which the Register comes into ...
  • A note on the sectoral employment pattern 

    Oriordan, WK (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1981)
    The theory proposed by Cogan (1978) that the sectoral employment pattern is likely to reach a "steady state" is re-examined. It is suggested that there is no theoretical basis for such a state and that there is a considerable ...
  • Employment coefficients for Irish trade with extra-EEC countries - measurement and implications 

    McAleese, Dermot; Carey, Patrick (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1981)
    This paper estimates the likely direction and size of changes in manufacturing employment associated with expansion of Ireland's extra-EEC trade. These changes are likely to be negative for extra-EEC trade generally, ...
  • Societal disintegration in Northern-Ireland - fact or fiction 

    Heskin, K (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1981)
    Within the framework of these results there was indication of the growing importance of electrical and mechanical skills and improvements in labour productivity in changing the basis of Irish trade.It has been suggested ...
  • Outward looking policies and the changing basis of Irelands foreign-trade 

    Farley, Noel J.J. (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1981)
    This paper uses two tests to examine the changing factor content of Irish trade between the mid-1950s and early 1970s. The results of the first test show that Ireland had a comparative advantage in primary goods over the ...

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