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  • The Funding of the Irish Domestic Banking System During the Boom? 

    Lane, Philip R. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    This paper analyses the funding of the Irish domestic banking system during the boom period. We highlight: the shifting roles of deposit and bond funding; the prominence of foreign banks as funding counterparties; the role ...
  • Developments in the Irish labour market during the crisis: What lessons for policy? 

    Conefrey, Thomas; Lawless, Martina; Linehan, Suzanne (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    This paper provides a comprehensive description of the evolution of the Irish labour market over the past fifteen years, with a particular emphasis on the crisis-related adjustment and its consequences. The sectoral aspect ...
  • The equality impact of the unemployment crisis 

    Kelly, Elish; Kingston, Gillian; Russell, Helen; McGinnity, Frances (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    The extent of the Great Recession in Ireland is well documented. Real GDP fell by 10 per cent between 2008 and 2010 (Barrett and McGuinness, 2012). The impact that this large fall in economic activity had on the country’s ...
  • Financial constraints and the internationalisation of Irish firms 

    Everett, Mary (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    This paper examines whether financial constraints have hindered the expansion of Irish firms internationally since the financial crisis. Recent years have witnessed an increasing number of multinational corporations ...
  • Proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry of Ireland One Hundred and Sixty-Eighth Session: 2014/2015 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
  • Was the early food the late poison? Foreign banks and the retail credit market during Ireland's financial crisis 

    Frost, Sarah; Goggin, Jean; O'Brien, Martin (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    Ireland's banking system is among the most open in the world, with a significant amount of the industry headquartered in other countries. In this paper we examine the development of the industry in the run up to the recent ...
  • Housing supply in Ireland since 1990: The role of costs and regulation 

    Lyons, Ronan C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    Housing has been central to both global and Irish economic fortunes in the past generation and was a major contributory factor in the Great Recession. Recently, greater attention has been paid around the world to the ...
  • Union membership in Ireland since 2003 

    Walsh, Frank (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    Using data from the Quarterly National Household Survey supplemented with some data from the European Social Survey we document a steady decline in union density in Ireland since 2003. While the great recession appeared ...
  • A profile of financial incentives to work in Ireland 

    Savage, Michael; Callan, Tim; Walsh, John R. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    Tax and benefit systems have to strike a balance between the goals of providing an adequate safety-net income to those who need it and maintaining adequate incentives to take up employment and to increase earnings. Ireland ...