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  • Symposium on competition policy 

    Fingleton, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1994)
  • Symposium on competition policy 

    O'Reilly, Myles (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1994)
    There are many parts of the Competition Act which need amending at the present time. There are difficulties with the following: 1. Mergers 2. Employment contracts 3. De-minimis provision 4. Appeal availability 5. ...
  • Symposium on EC Structural Funds 

    Barrett, Sean D. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1993)
    Ireland is the recipient of one of the largest foreign aid programmes in the world. Our net receipts from the EC between 1990 and 1992 averaged 6.7 per cent of GNP. The EC has three structural funds; the guidance section ...
  • Symposium on economic development 

    O Nuallain, Labhras; Black, R. D. Collison; Thompson, S. F.; Nevin, Donal; O'Keefe, P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1959)
    I must, at the outset, congratulate Mr. Whitaker on succeeding, where others have failed, in arousing the authorities, both Governmental and Departmental, to the urgent necessity for a systematic programme of economic ...
  • A symposium on increasing employment in Ireland 

    Kennedy, Kieran A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1976)
    The current recession has focussed widespread attention on the employment problem. The present difficulties are evidenced by the very high rate of unemployment, the falling level of employment in manufacturing, and the ...
  • A symposium on inflation 

    Geary, Patrick T.; McCormack, Dara; Ryan, Terence (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1975)
    Inflation is widely regarded as the major problem facing the world economy. After more than a decade of relatively slow growth in wage and price levels, following the inflation associated with the Korean war, wages and ...
  • Symposium on Investment in Education 

    Cannon, Patrick F. G.; McCarthy, Charles; O Eocha, Colm (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1966)
    The recent publication of Investment in Education, prepared under joint Irish and O.E.C.D. auspices, has been an event of major importance in Irish education. The members of the survey team would, I feel sure, be amongst ...
  • Symposium on national income and social accounts 

    McCarthy, M. D.; Duncan, G. A.; Whitaker, T. K.; Lynch, Patrick (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1952)
    The series of tables and notes which form the kernel of this contribution to the Society's symposium on National Income are designed as an appendix to the recent White Paper,1 which contained the official estimates of ...
  • Symposium on science and Irish economic development 

    Howie, D. I. D.; Nevin, T. E.; Vincent, A. V. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1967)
    None of us, I suppose, would deny the basic assumption that greater efforts in research and technology would strengthen the economy, whether through improved agriculture or improved and diversified industrial output. If ...
  • Symposium on social security 

    Eason, J. C. M.; Coyne, E. J.; Mortished, R. J. P.; Henderson, R.; Johnston, Joseph; McElhinney, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1950)
    When I was asked to make some comments upon the White Paper entitled ?Social Security? no indication was given as to the particular aspect with which I was expected to deal. The paper is of importance because it summarises ...
  • Symposium on the Buchanan Report 

    Northcott, Jim; Ryan, Pierce; Ryan, Liam (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1970)
    The aim of the regional development studies was to work out a strategy for regional development which would offer the best possible prospects of achieving the aim of a full employment society, equated in the National ...
  • Symposium on the economic outlook for 1954 

    Carter, C. F.; Robson, P.; Cuthbert, Norman; Black, W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1954)
    We are proceeding in this symposium from the general to the particular; and my task is to discuss in the broadest terms the general economic outlook for the United Kingdom in 1954. This seems to me to involve two questions, ...
  • Symposium on the economic returns to education 

    Hyland, Aine (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1998)
    The Second Programme for Economic Expansion, published in 1963, was the first public acknowledgement by the Irish government that expenditure on education was an investment in the nation?s future. It was to be many years ...
  • Symposium on the economic returns to education 

    Walsh, Brendan M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1998)
    In my contribution to this Symposium I wish to explore two main themes. The first deals with the contribution of education to economic growth at the macro level. In this part I shall discuss the evidence of the importance ...
  • Symposium on the Idea of a University in the 1990s 

    Gibson, Norman (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1990)
    In the centenary year of Cardinal Newman's death and when universities and higher education are under widespread and critical appraisal it is fitting and timely that the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland ...
  • Symposium on the Interim Report on Equal Pay of the Commission on the Status of Women - a trade union viewpoint 

    Ownes, Evelyn (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1972)
  • Symposium on the present and future of inland transport 

    Carter, C. F.; Bailie, J. C.; Streight, R. L.; Johnson, Martin; Black, W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1957)
    The Statistical Society of Ireland is nearly 110 years old, and it has discussed the problems of Irish transport on some twenty-five occasions: for instance, over 90 years ago it was discussing the nationalisation of the ...
  • Symposium on the privatisation of state assets and state commercial companies 

    Cassells, Peter (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1988)
    In a recent article in the Irish Times (November 5 1987) Political Editor Dick Walsh pointed out that "calling for privatisation now sounds like a singularly ill-timed appeal to give capitalism another chance. It sounds ...
  • Symposium on the Report of the Commission on Emigration and other population problems 

    Carter, C. F.; Duncan, G. A.; Nevin, Donal; O Buachalla, Liam (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1956)
    My comments are limited to two points, one demographic and one economic. In matters demographic Ireland is obviously out of step with the rest of the world, and it is difficult to avoid the sense of guilt which comes ...
  • Symposium on the report of the Commission on Social Welfare 

    Dowling, Brendan R. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1987)
    The Report of the Commission on Social Welfare represents a philosophical and economic view of Irish society that since independence has failed to command more than a fraction of popular support. More important, perhaps, ...