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  • Role of full-time union officer 

    Robertson, N.Sams, K.I. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1976)
    Many commentators on industrial relations postulate a more ambitious and elaborate role for the trade unions. Leading figures within the movement itself hold similar views. Such developments might be expected to place ...
  • Distribution of personal wealth in Ireland - evidence reexamined 

    Chesher, Andrew D.; McMahon, Patrick C. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1976)
    In a recent article in this journal, Harrison and Nolan (1976) question the assumption made by Lyons (1975) that the estates of Irish adults dying in 1966 which were not examined by the Estate Duty Branch of the Revenue ...
  • Ricardian model and structure of Irish trade - comment 

    McGilvray, J.; Simpson, D. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1976)
    Our choice of a value rather than a physical measure of labour productivity was a conscious decision, not an 'error'. The reasons for this choice were clearly stated on pp. 451-452, footnote 2, o f the article. The weakness ...
  • Sociology of ethnicity and social-change - model of rootedness and rootlessness 

    Abramson, Harold J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1976)
    In the light of mounting interest in, and manifestations of, ethnicity in most of the world today, it becomes important to work on the broader meaning of ethnicity from the comparative, historical and theoretical perspectives. ...
  • Size and efficiency - case of Irish plastics industry 

    Ahmed, M. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1976)
    International evidence has suggested that plant or firm size does not significantly affect efficiency in the plastics processing industry; this has led to the generalisation that small firms can be economically viable in ...
  • Ricardian model and structure of Irish trade 

    Davies, R. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1976)
    In a recent article J. McGilvray and D. Simpson (1973) examined the commodity structure of trade between the Irish Republic and the United Kingdom in the light of international trade theory. Their investigation was partly ...
  • Distribution of personal wealth in Ireland - evidence reexamined - comment 

    Harrison, M.J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1976)
    The points made by Chesher and McMahon (hereafter CM) concerning thestatistical test procedure used by Harrison and Nolan (hereafter HN) in their 1975 paper are valid. Indeed, HN have been aware o f them for some time. It ...