Recent Submissions

  • Unionist state and the outdoor relief riots of 1932 

    Bew, Paul; Norton, Christopher (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1979)
    This paper breaks with the monolithic conception of the Unionist State in the inter-war period. It argues that the State apparatuses were characterised by an intense populist/anti-populist division. It takes a significant ...
  • Non-wage costs, employment and hours of work in Irish manufacturing industry 

    Kirwan, F.X. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1979)
    This paper presents a recursive model of the short-run demand for workers and hours in Irish industry. On the assumption that employers minimise costs, the optimal employment/hours mix is shown to be a function of the ratio ...
  • Social definition in child-care in the Irish republic - models of the child and child-care intervention 

    O'Sullivan, Denis (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1979)
    This paper developed from a case study of an Irish child-care institution and considers some fundamental definitions in child care in the Irish Republic. Three main aspects are explored: the transition from a social risk ...
  • Protectionism and product harmonization in the EEC 

    McCarthy, John (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1979)
    This work examines resistance to the harmonisation of performance, safety, and labeling criteria within the EEC. A theoretical treatment of possible protective and non-protective reasons for the delays encountered in ...

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