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  • Irish gombeenman - re-incarnation or rehabilitation 

    Gibbon, Peter; Higgins, M.D. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1977)
    Mr. Kennedy (1977) makes four main criticisms of our paper. These will be discussed in turn. In the process, we will be concerned not only to defend our original position, but, where possible, to correct and clarify it.
  • Efficiency and size - comments and extensions 

    Todd, D. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1977)
    A recent contribution to this Review considered a number of measures of business efficiency and applied these to a sample of firms in the Irish Plastics Industry. The purpose of this note is to extend the analysis somewhat ...
  • Analysis of small-scale entrepreneurs in Irish plastics industry 

    Ahmed, M. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1977)
    An often advanced case for modern small-scale enterprises runs in terms of their contribution to the development of entrepreneurship. Given that the Irish plastics industry is basically a small-scale activity (Ahmed, 1976) ...
  • Demand and supply functions for Irish exports of manufactures 

    O'Connell, T. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1977)
    In this paper, we specify and estimate some simple quarterly econometric models of Irish manufactured exports looking at the determinants of both the demand for, and the supply of, manufactured exports. The standard ...
  • Full-employment labor supply in ireland - 1954-1970 

    Slattery, D.G. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1977)
    In Ireland as in many other countries the attainment of full employment has become a central feature of government economic policy. In attempting to translate 'full employment' into quantitative terms it must be borne in ...

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