Recent Submissions

  • Labor-force effects of 1967-68 changes in education policy in Irish republic 

    Tussing, A.D. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1976)
    In 1968 the so-called 'free' secondary education scheme was introduced, and mintermediate and leaving certificate courses were added in vocational schools. This article examines the effect on the labour force of these ...
  • Party loyalty at referenda and general elections: evidence from recent Irish contests 

    McCarthy, C.; Ryan, T. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1976)
    The paper explores the extent of voter loyalty to party at different kinds of electoral contest. Voter transition matrices are computed using an estimation technique based on a quadratic programming algorithm. The data ...
  • Econometric-model of television ownership 

    McCarthy, C.; Ryan, J. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1976)
    A Modified Log-Reciprocal model is proposed for time-series television ownership and is found to describe closely the British and Irish data. A similar model also fits the British time-series on the percentage of colour ...
  • Method of path coefficients and OLS regression 

    Geary, R.C. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1976)
    Some time ago Sir Maurice Kendall suggested to the writer that a study of the theory and practice of path coefficients might be rewarding as shedding light on the still dark patches in the theory of relationship between ...
  • Scientific work of Geary, R.C. 

    Spencer, J.E. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1976)
    Roy Geary is eighty this year and for almost half a century he has enjoyed a major international reputation in mathematical statistics. In the course of a long and varied career he has been Director of both the Central ...

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