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  • The Magnitude of the Problem 

    Croughan, David (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2010)
    The Macroeconomic and Fiscal Framework document accompanying the April 2009 Supplementary Budget detailed the measures that had been taken since July 2009 to address the weakening public finances.
  • Measuring the Economic Impact of Covid-19 in Real Time 

    Lydon, Reamonn (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    COVID-19 pandemic is a one-in-a-hundred year event. The economic consequences are unlike anything we have seen in modern times, in terms of scale, speed and depth of the shock. Restrictions to prevent the spread of the ...
  • Politicians, the bureaucracy and economic policymaking over two crises: the 1950s and today 

    Barry, Frank (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2013)
    Recent reports into the performance of the Central Bank, the Financial Regulator and the Department of Finance in the lead-up to the current crisis identify three key weaknesses: the pressures towards `group think? within ...
  • Projecting population mortality for Ireland 

    Whelan, Shane (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2008)
    Mortality data for Ireland is analysed, for recent and long-run trends, and several methods of projecting mortality rates are outlined and the results compared. Interpretation of the results suggests that it is not ...
  • Reform of public policy-making in Ireland 

    MacCarthaigh, Muiris (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2013)
  • Research and policy-making ? strengthening the link 

    Hearne, Ed; Watt, Robert (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2011)
    This paper reviews the current relationship between research and evidence based policy-making in Ireland. It reviews the role of the State in its broadest sense and considers relevant research required to underpin policy ...
  • Researchers imply, policymakers infer: the relationship between evidence and policy 

    Lunn, Peter D. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2013)
  • Safeguarding trust in Irish Official Statistics: A code of practice for the Irish statistical system 

    Dalton, Padraig (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2014)
    For official statistics to be of value they must be trusted. Achieving and maintaining trust requires that statistics are produced in an objective, transparent and independent manner. In many countries codes of practice ...
  • 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, ...