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  • Are Irelands social security payments too small - rejoinder 

    Geary, R.C. (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1973)
    Informed discussion of this important topic is to be welcomed, i f not necessarily on the issues, or in the tone, of the foregoing Comment (or of this rejoinder). The purpose of the Comment is stated at the outset to be ...
  • Are Irelands social security payments too small - comment 

    O'Hagan, J; O'Higgins, M (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1973)
    The purpose of this short article is two-fold. First, to cast some doubt on the way in which Dr. Geary reached his conclusions concerning social security payments in Ireland and, secondly, to extend the study to take ...
  • Elasticity of demand for petrol in Ireland - reply 

    O'Riordan, WK (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1973)
    I thank Dr. Arthur for his interesting and thoughtful comment. I am afraid that he rather misquotes me when he says that I estimated the elasticity as being between -1.2 and -1-7. My interpretation (stated in the conclusions) ...
  • Elasticity of demand for petrol in Ireland - comment 

    Arthur, W. Brian (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1973)
    In an article in this journal (April 1972) W . K. O'Riordan estimated the price elasticity of petrol to be between minus 1.2 and minus 1.7. These values are surprisingly high. Petrol is expensive but the other major expenses ...
  • Intra-unionist disputes in Northern Ireland house of commons, 1921-72 

    Whyte, JH (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1973)
    This is a report on a research project carried out in 1972, and again in 1973, by students taking the special subject in the Government of Ireland, in the Political Science Department at the Queen's University of Belfast. ...

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