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  • Globalisation, Inequality and Populism 

    Nolan, Brian (SSISI, 2017)
    Inequality in the distribution of income and wealth among individuals has now come to the fore as a core concern across the industrialised world. In 2013 then President of the United States Barack Obama identified rising ...
  • An approach to estimating the effects of financing system change on Irish healthcare expenditure 

    Wren, Maev-Ann; Connolly, Sheelah; Cunningham, Nathan (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2016)
    The Irish healthcare system is a complex mix of public and private. The system is predominantly tax-financed (in 2013, 77 per cent of healthcare financing came from general taxation revenues); however, private health ...
  • Union membership in Ireland since 2003 

    Walsh, Frank (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    Using data from the Quarterly National Household Survey supplemented with some data from the European Social Survey we document a steady decline in union density in Ireland since 2003. While the great recession appeared ...
  • The equality impact of the unemployment crisis 

    Kelly, Elish; Kingston, Gillian; Russell, Helen; McGinnity, Frances (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    The extent of the Great Recession in Ireland is well documented. Real GDP fell by 10 per cent between 2008 and 2010 (Barrett and McGuinness, 2012). The impact that this large fall in economic activity had on the country’s ...
  • 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 ...