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  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 ...
  • 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 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 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 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)
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Trade and industry 

    Fitzpatrick, Jim (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1985)
    This paper discusses trade aspects of Ireland's relations with Third World countries. As implied in the overall title of the symposium, "Ireland, Europe and the Third World", the topic is dealt with in a European Community ...
  • 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, ...
  • Symposium on the report of the Commission on Social Welfare 

    Kennedy, Finola (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1987)
    The Report of the Commission on Social Welfare (CSW) together with the three Background Papers comprise the first ever comprehensive review of the entire Social Welfare System.Expenditure on Social Welfare is at a record ...
  • Symposium on the report of the Commission on Social Welfare 

    Curry, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1987)
    In a paper of this nature it is not possible to consider all the main issues and recommendations in the Report of the Commission on Social Welfare. Of necessity, therefore, I have to be selective in the points highlighted, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Symposum on the Idea of a University in the 1990s : 29% increase in student demand at UCG 

    O hEocha, Colm (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1990)
    Ireland's demographic structure is such that demand for university places from 18-year-olds will continue to grow for at least a decade. In this we differ from other EC countries. CAO figures for 1990 support this ...
  • 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 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 ...