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  • Managing a Century of Debt 

    FitzGerald, John; Kenny, Seán (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2019)
    This paper provides a consistent series for the Irish national debt since the foundation of the state. It also provides a continuous series for bond yields over the same period. The paper examines the factors behind the ...
  • Investment in Education and Economic Growth on the Island of Ireland 

    FitzGerald, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2019)
    Looking at the post-War years, this paper considers how investment in education developed using different models and following different trajectories in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The result has been a very different ...
  • A Gravity Model Analysis of Irish Merchandise Goods Exports under Brexit 

    Keogh, Gerard (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2019)
    This article uses the Gravity Model to explore the effects of Brexit on Irish merchandise goods exports. We embed our approach within the framework of the Structural Gravity Model that incorporates multilateral resistance ...
  • US corporate tax rate cuts: Spillovers to the Irish economy 

    Clancy, Daragh (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2019)
    We examine spillovers to the Irish economy from US corporate income tax rate cuts and find they lead to a small but persistent increase in Irish economic output. Our analysis of the transmission channels shows that an ...
  • Ireland’s National Wage Agreements and Macroeconomic Performance: 1988–2008 

    Leddin, Anthony J.; Egan, Paul G. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2019)
    This paper is a historical analysis of the role played by the seven National Wage Agreement’s (NWAs) in Ireland’s economic performance from their inception in 1988 to the Great Recession in 2008. The severity of the recession ...
  • The Changing Patterns of Production and Consumption of Official Statistics in Ireland 1989-2019 

    Ruane, Frances (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2019)
    This paper examines the major improvements in Ireland’s official statistics since 1989, a period of exceptional economic and social change in Ireland. The Irish Statistical System now produces statistics that are comprehensive ...
  • Competitiveness on the Island of Ireland 

    Johnston, Richard; Ruane, Frances; Heery, Laura (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2019)
    This paper considers Ireland and Northern Ireland’s relative international competitive performance across four policy input domains: education and skills; research, development & innovation; infrastructure and the business ...
  • Firms and Trade on the Island of Ireland 

    Lawless, Martina (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2019)
    This paper documents the broad patterns of firm sales and participation in trade for Northern Ireland and Ireland. Looking across sectors and firm size groups, it examines the distribution of cross-border trade with a ...
  • Estimates of Foreign Assets and Liabilities for Ireland 

    Galstyan, Vahagn (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2019)
    This paper calculates foreign assets and liabilities for Ireland that are more reflective of foreign activities of Irish-resident entities. This is accomplished by stripping from the Irish international investment position ...
  • Northern Ireland Multiple Deprivation Measures 2017 

    IJpelaar, Jos; Power, Tracy; Green, Brian (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2019)
    Spatial relative deprivation measures have been developed in Northern Ireland since the 1970s. Most recently, the Northern Ireland Multiple Deprivation Measures 2017 was released last year. Whilst the suite was an update ...