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  • Proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland: ninetieth session 1936/1937 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1937)
  • Schemes for the rehabilitation of youth in certain countries, with special reference to labour service 

    Beere, Thekla J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1939)
    Unemployment among young persons is one of the most acute and disturbing problems of this generation. It is difficult to assess its exact magnitude either in this or in other countries, but the International Labour ...
  • The population problem : a radio discussion 

    Brennan, Joseph; Geary, R. C.; Duncan, G. A.; O'Brien, George; Lyon, Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    The present discussion on the Irish population problem has been arranged on the invitation of the Director of Broadcasting by the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland. This Society which in a few years will ...
  • Preliminary notes on the Census of Population in Northern Ireland, 1937 

    Meenan, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1937)
    The second Census of the Six Counties of Northern Ireland was taken on February 28th, 1937. The preliminary figures of that Census have now been published, and it will be of some interest to discover how far they disclose ...
  • Proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland : eighty-ninth session 1935/1936 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
  • Some reflections on the social and economic organisation of Connemara 

    O Buachalla, Liam (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1937)
    To begin with I think some apology is due for this paper. The apology is due, not so much on account of the subject, but because of the manner in which it has been treated. When I took the matter in hand, I experienced ...
  • The problem of population 

    Busteed, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1937)
    The problem of population is going to be of growing importance amongst the white races in the coming decades. A gradually accelerating decline seems to be inevitable. Even though this decline may not be large during the ...
  • First impressions from the Census of Distribution, 1933 

    Eason, J. C. M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1937)
    The Society welcomes the pioneer work which has been done by the Government Statistical Department in ascertaining facts regarding the volume of distribution, retail and wholesale, within the Saorstat. Retailers and ...
  • The use of statistical methods in agricultural experiments 

    Hussey, F.P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1937)
    There is nothing new in the idea of agricultural experiments. Modern agriculture is largely the result of successful experiment, and the student of agricultural history finds that the facts of one generation are the ...
  • Cinema statistics in Saorstat Eireann 

    Beere, Thekla J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    For some time the idea of undertaking a preliminary survey of the Cinemas in the Saorstat had kept recurring to me, but it was not until last December that I was finally stimulated to action by Mr Rowson's most valuable ...
  • Irish Free State railway accounts 

    Mackie, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    I propose in this short paper, which has been rather hurriedly prepared, to confine myself to the Financial Accounts of the Great Southern Railways and the Great Northern Railway for the years 1929, 1934 and 1935.
  • The forthcoming census of population 

    Lyon, Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    A Census of the Population of Saorstat Eireann is to be taken on 26th April, 1936. As an item of propaganda in connection with the preparatory work for Censuses of Population it has been customary to read before this ...
  • The developing power of broadcasting 

    Kiernan, T. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    Before the invention of printing, in the 15th century, the instruments by which minds were influenced and social changes made were teaching and talking. Print may not have lessened talk but, after its first halting ...
  • The future population of Saorstat Eireann and some observations on population statistics 

    Geary, R. C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    While the principal object of this paper is to place on record the results of a couple of experiments in forecasting population, certain extended digressions have been made into the past (sometimes the distant past) not ...
  • Some reflections on commercial banking with special reference to the balance sheets of banks operating in An Saorstat 

    Smiddy, T.A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    An examination into the figures of the combined balance sheets furnished quarterly by the Currency Commission discloses the financial strength of the banks operating in An Saorstat, and the liquidity of their assets ...
  • Bargaining power as an economic force 

    Edgeworth, K. E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    It is generally agreed that the results which are arrived at in economic theory are qualitative rather than quantitative, and the economist must often envy the exponents of the more exact sciences for the greater precision ...
  • Aspects of the agricultural crisis at home and abroad 

    Johnston, Joseph (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1935)
    A Barrington Lecture on the above subject has recently been given in Cork, Enniscorthy, Limerick and Sligo, and this paper represents the further elaboration of the material collected for that lecture. The paper itself ...
  • The boot and shoe industry of Saorstat Eireann 

    McCarthy, C.P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1935)
    The Irish market in footwear was always of great importance to the British importers. When the tariff was first imposed in 1924 "the Irish Free State took one-third of the total British exports of footwear." (Economic ...
  • Income tax statistics 

    Davis, R.G. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1935)
    In reading this paper I realise that I have to try to make it interesting not only to those who are already well informed on the Income Tax code, but also to those who are possibly not; I have, moreover, to consider not ...

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