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  • Difficulties in practical application of game theory and a partial solution 

    Walsh, JE; Kelleher, GJ (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1971)
    Much effort has been devoted to development of game theory. However, nontrivial practical applications of discrete game theory are few. One reason may be difficulties in evaluating payoff matrices. Another reason may be ...
  • Regional analysis - Northern Ireland experience 

    Simpson, JV (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1971)
    Since 1936 Northern Ireland, has had a higher unemployment rate than any other region of the United Kingdom. For the period 1927-1936, unemployment was proportionately higher in Wales and in 1932 it was higher in Scotland. ...
  • Testing for uniformity of fit in regression - econometric case study 

    Pratschk, JL (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1971)
    It is frequently necessary to test regression results for uniformity of fit - i.e. to test the randomness of the distribution of the error terms. Such a test is necessary because an indication of a systematic trend in the ...
  • Social function of physical violence in an Irish urban area 

    O' Neill, C (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1971)
    This article is part of a study of the factors rendering people vulnerable to unemployment. While initially there was no intention of including violence within the scope of the survey, its prevalence necessitated that some ...
  • Regional problem in Ireland - some reflections upon development strategy 

    O' Farrell, PN (Economic and Social Research Institute, DUBLIN, 1971)
    The current intense level of interest in regional development problems makes this an appropriate time to review certain aspects of Irish government strategy. The urgency of an appraisal is underlined by the fact that Irish ...

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