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  • Commuting Behaviour and Car Ownership in Ireland 

    NOLAN, ANNE (ESRI, 2010)
    Rapid economic, demographic and social change in Ireland over the past fifteen years, with associated increases in car dependence and congestion, has focused policy on encouraging more sustainable forms of travel. Data for ...
  • Providing Quality Pharmacy Services: Good Intentions Are Not Enough 

    GORECKI, PAUL (ESRI, 2010)
    Elected representatives, like consumers, want reliable good quality medical services. Pharmacy services are no exception. Providing sound advice on which drug to take for a minor ailment, or the common side effects of a ...
  • International Transmission of Business Cycles 

    SIEDSCHLAG, IULIA (ESRI, 2010)
    Increased international economic integration over the past two decades has stimulated a growing academic and policy interest in the analysis of the international transmission of business cycles. There has been renewed ...
  • The Impact of Social Partnership on Ireland's Competitiveness 

    KELLY, ELISH MARY; MC GUINNESS, SEAMUS; O'CONNELL, PHILIP (ESRI, 2010)
    Social partnership has been a central facet of Irish society since 1987. In order to support economic growth, a principal objective of the partnership process has been to achieve moderate increases in wages in exchange for ...
  • On International Equity Weights and National Decision Making on Climate Change 

    TOL, RICHARD (ESRI, 2011)
    Climate change is a moral problem. The main reason to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is a concern for faraway lands (Schelling 2000), distant futures (Nordhaus 1982), and remote probabilities (Weitzman 2009). The people ...
  • The Macro-economic Impact of Changing the Rate of Corporation Tax 

    FITZGERALD, JOHN (ESRI, 2011)
    The size and importance of the market services sector within the Irish economy has increased dramatically since the mid 1990s and the sector now accounts for a significant share of overall exports. The rise in output and ...
  • The Effects of the Euro on Intra-Euro Area Exports 

    SIEDSCHLAG, IULIA (ESRI, 2011)
    An important argument for the adoption of the euro was the expectation that it would boost trade. Existing theory suggests several channels through which the euro would enhance trade. First, eliminating exchange rate ...
  • What Has Happened to Marginal Tax Rates? 

    KEANE, CLAIRE; CRILLY, NIAMH; WALSH, JOHN R; CALLAN, TIM (ESRI, 2011)
    As the economy boomed in the early 2000s, income tax rates were reduced, tax credits were increased and the standard rate band was widened. With the onset of the crisis in 2007-2008, and the collapse of revenues from capital ...
  • The Banking Sector and Recovery in the EU Economy 

    FITZGERALD, JOHN (ESRI, 2011)
    The financial crisis of the last three years has seen a dramatic change in the EU financial sector. Since the early 1990s, with the completion of the internal market, there had been a growing trend towards an EU financial ...
  • Selling State Assets: Three Options 

    TOL, RICHARD; GORECKI, PAUL (ESRI, 2011)
    Under the EU/IMF Programme for Financial Support for Ireland, the government undertook to consider the potential for disposing of State assets. In the 2011 Programme for Government a target of up to ?2 billion was set for ...
  • The Changing Workplace 

    WATSON, DOROTHY; O'CONNELL, PHILIP; RUSSELL, HELEN (ESRI, 2011)
    How are Irish workplaces changing? Recent reports give a detailed picture, based on two nationally representative surveys ? one of employers and another of employees ? carried out in 2009. These surveys replicate many ...
  • Parents, Children and Sense of Control 

    WATSON, DOROTHY (ESRI, 2011)
    To the extent that people believe that their own actions can bring about a valued outcome, they are said to have a ?sense of control?. This is a key factor in understanding why people act as they do. When individuals feel ...
  • Public and Private Utilisation of In-Patient Beds in Irish Acute Public Hospitals 

    O'REILLY, JACQUELINE; WILEY, MIRIAM (ESRI, 2011)
    Health care systems in many developed countries have services financed and provided by both public and private sectors. In Ireland, though, the public/private mix is atypical: a private patient can be treated in an acute ...
  • Progression in Higher Education: The Value of Multi-Variate Analysis 

    MC COY, SELINA (ESRI, 2011)
    While patterns of access to, and participation, in higher education are now well established in the Irish context, less is known about progression once students have entered the third level sector. For the first time, data ...
  • School leavers : how are they faring? 

    Byrne, Delma; McCoy, Selina (Economic and Social Research Institute, 21/04/2009)
  • The Regional Dimension of the Unemployment Crisis 

    MORGENROTH, EDGAR (ESRI, 31/01/2013)