Recent Submissions

  • Making globalisation work 

    Stiglitz, Joseph E. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2008)
    My topic for this Geary lecture is `Making Globalisation Work. A question I am often asked is ? how did I come to write my book entitled Making Globalisation Work? It was said: ?You have complained enough. What would you ...
  • The emergence of the entrepreneurial society 

    Audretsch, David B. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2009)
    The topic of my talk today is what I term the entrepreneurial society or the emergence of the entrepreneurial society, which suggests that something has changed. The Director and I were speaking on the way here about the ...
  • The challenge of tax reform and expanding the tax base 

    Poterba, Peter (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2010)
    My topic today is the design of tax policy, and in particular the role of socalled ?tax expenditures? in income tax systems. It is a topic that is important not just in Ireland but in many other nations ? including the ...
  • Social mobility and equality of opportunity 

    Breen, Richard (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2010)
    The idea of social mobility is closely linked to the concept of equality of opportunity: it is widely held that if there were greater equality of opportunity there would be more social mobility and, conversely, that more ...
  • What have we learnt about pay for performance? 

    Prendergast, Canice (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2011)
    Governance is a central concern of economics. In much of economic activity, relevant principals (firms, voters, government agencies, and so on) delegate decisions to agents who may not have the interests of those ...

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