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  • Information theoretic approach to measurement of spatial inequality 

    Walsh, J.A.; O'Kelly, M.E. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1979)
    In this paper we present some quantitative indices for measuring and comparing levels of inequality in discrete spatial distributions. The indices presented are based on the Kullback Information Measure which we consider ...
  • Psychological disturbance in Ireland, in England and in Irish emigrants to England - comparative study 

    Cochrane, Raymond; Stopes-Roe, Mary (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1979)
    A community survey involving 200 Irish emigrants to England, 200 natives of England and 200 residents of the Republic of Ireland was conducted to test a number of hypotheses drawn from mental hospital admission statistics. ...
  • Regional development and spatial equity in Northern Ireland 

    Goodyear, P.M.; Eastwood, D.A. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1979)
    The paper examines Northern Ireland's `regional strategy? programme, assessing its successes and failures in reducing spatial inequalities in overall social well-being throughout the province. Social well-being is calculated ...