Recent Submissions

  • Inflation and consumption in Ireland 

    Honohan, Patrick (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1979)
    In inflationary times, consumers have limited, mainly out-of-date, information on the general level of prices. Consequently, when the general rate of inflation accelerates unexpectedly, consumers tend to mistakenly regard ...
  • Ransam - random sample design for Ireland 

    Whelan, Brendan J. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1979)
    The purpose of this paper is to describe RANSAM , the computer-based system for drawing random samples from the Electoral Register, which has been developed over the past few years at ESRI. This system, which is updated ...
  • Unmarried mothers - comparative study 

    Kirke, Deirdre (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1979)
    This study was designed to identify factors which might be associated with unmarried motherhood in Ireland. One hundred unmarried mothers and a control group of the same number of married mothers were interviewed by the ...
  • Irish aggregate import demand equation - optimal functional form 

    Boylan, T.; Cuddy, M.; Ó'Muircheartaigh, I. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1979)
    A more general approach than that of `best fit? for choosing empirically the appropriate formulation of the aggregate import demand function for Ireland is presented. This approach leads to the choice of a particular form, ...
  • Cultural variable in friendship and group formation 

    Bennett, Don (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1979)
    Among the factors influencing social life, national cultural tendencies rarely appear in social research or analysis. In discussing the variables influencing comparative tendencies of populations to form primary groups and ...

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