Recent Submissions

  • Built-in flexibility of taxation and stability when tax liabilities respond with a time lag 

    Smyth, D.J. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1975)
    Given tax rates, tax revenues rise as income rises. This property of a tax system is known as 'built-in flexibility of taxation' and it is widely regarded as a stabilising force. The present paper analyses a model in which ...
  • Distribution of personal wealth in Ireland - comment 

    Harrison, M.J.; Nolan, S. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1975)
    This paper focuses attention on two aspects of P.M.Lyons' work on the distribution of personal wealth in Ireland. First, using a statistical procedure devised from some well-known results, the validity of his assumption ...
  • Appropriate measure of unemployment in an Irish Phillips Curve 

    Geary, Patrick T.; Jones, Roderick M. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1975)
    A generalisation of the Phillips curve for a developing country, recently proposed by Modigliani and Tarentelli (1973), is modified and applied to the Irish economy for the period 1953-72 using annual data. The results ...
  • Factorial ecology of Dublin - preliminary investigation 

    Brady, J.; Parker, A.J. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1975)
    Dublin
  • Economics of crime in Republic of Ireland - exploratory paper 

    Bacon, Peter; O'Donoghue, Martin (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1975)
    This paper explores the possibility of applying models developed elsewhere to an analysis of rising crime rates in Ireland. In particular, it seeks to establish optimal levels for expenditure on controlling crime against ...

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