Recent Submissions

  • Trends in religious composition of population in Republic of Ireland 1946-71 

    Walsh, B.M. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1975)
    Compared with 1946 there were more Catholics in the Republic in 1971 but 24 per cent fewer in the main Protestant denominations. More strikingly the number returning 'no religion' or 'no statement' has risen sharply. The ...
  • Short-run employment functions for Irish manufacturing 

    Smyth, D.J.; McMahon, P.C. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1975)
    Cyclical fluctuations in employment are a major concern of policy makers. When an industry's output changes, the level of employment also changes - but usually only with a time lag. Sensible policy and economic planning ...
  • Application of Rotterdam demand system to Irish data 

    O'Riordan, W.K. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1975)
    A demand model which works in logarithmic first differences is applied to data from the Irish economy to estimate price and income elasticities. Six commodity-groups are used. The results are, on the whole, reasonable and ...
  • Variables controlling elicitation and suppression of subvocal defence mechanism 

    MacCann Haslett, D. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1975)
    A persuasive, counter-attitudinal communication was individually delivered to 66 male respondents. While the baseline control group (N = 12) merely received the message, the 54 experimental subjects responded to concurrently ...
  • Simple approach to production functions via factor costs 

    Henry, E.W. (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1975)
    Some common ground between input-output accounting and Cobb-Douglas (C.D.) production functions is explored. The problem of how to express value added as a function of labour, capital stock and time, is re-stated. For a ...

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