Recent Submissions

  • Financial results on sixty-one West Cork farms in 1940-'41 

    Murphy, M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1942)
    In this paper a summary is given of the financial results achieved on 61 farms in a West Cork creamery district (about nine miles west of Clonakilty), during the year ended 30th April, 1941. In presenting the summary, ...
  • The changing distribution of population in Kerry and West Cork 

    Freeman, T. W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1942)
    Many of the picturesque areas in the peninsulas known to tourists have lost forty per cent or more of their 1891 population. The loss is so striking that a very small area would remain as a Congested District if re-assessed ...
  • Calendar reform 

    Eason, E.K. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1942)
    The subject of calendar reform became practical politics about twenty years ago, certainly when the League of Nations' Committee sat in the years 1923-1926. From that time till 1937 two forms of calendar were in the ...
  • Irish regional life tables 

    Barry, Colm A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1942)
    There are three recognised measures of the mortality of a population, known as the crude death-rate, the standardised death-rate and the life table death-rate. Comparisons of the crude death-rate as between one people ...
  • The capitalisation of Irish agriculture 

    Johnston, Joseph (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1942)
    The value of a farm from a strictly agricultural point of view is a capitalisation of the income which a purchaser, whose principal occupation is farming, might hope to make in virtue of his ownership as such. In making ...
  • The social income of Eire, 1938-40 

    Duncan, G. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1941)
    A paper read before the Society on Thursday, 26th October, 1939 carried the investigation up to 1937, with provisional estimates for 1938 and conjectures for 1939. Of the seven heads into which monetary income was there ...
  • An analysis giving a comparison of national expenditure, sources of revenue, and the debt, for the years 1929/30 and 1939/40 

    Eason, J. C. M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1941)
    The Census of Population for 1936 discloses a transfer of employment from Agriculture to Industry, and an increase in the number of those engaged in subsidiary activities required to meet the increased commercial activity, ...
  • Irish population prospects considered from the viewpoint of reproduction rates 

    Geary, R. C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1941)
    Estimates of future population render explicit the assumption with regard to population statistics, which is implicit in the use of most current statistics, that the tendencies indicated are applicable now and in the ...
  • The sampling referendum in the service of popular government 

    Hackett, Felix E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1941)
    The attitude which may be taken towards the method of sampling referenda as a measure of public opinion will depend mainly on two factors; the trust reposed on the technique of scientific sampling and the degree of ...
  • Broadcast discussion on ?unemployment? 

    Lyon, Stanley; Glenavy, Lord; Johnson, Thomas; O Buachalla, Liam; Coyne, E. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    The first discussion by members of the Society, by way of broadcast, was on the population problem; the subject for this evening is "Unemployment." There is no necessity for me to enlarge on all that this single word ...
  • The human factor in industry 

    Keane, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1941)
    I do ask you to interpret industry in its widest sense as covering not merely factories and organised business but human relations in all professions and individual occupations. Almost all the real difficulties of life ...
  • The changing distribution of population in Donegal, with special reference to the congested areas 

    Freeman, T. W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1941)
    The effects of movement from the area of emigration may be hidden for a time. In many parts of Ireland there is an unusually large proportion of old people in the population, probably partly supported by their sons and ...
  • Some recent developments in economic theory 

    O'Brien, George (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1941)
    The outbreak of war has produced, among its consequences, a complete change in the type of economic problems confronting statesmen and their economic advisers. Many of the problems which engaged the attention of economists ...
  • (1) The Statistical Abstract; (2) the 24th session of the International Institute of Statistics 

    Lyon, Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1939)
    Some remarks may perhaps be expected in explanation of the two-fold title of my inaugural address. A consideration of the Statistical Abstract, which is a compendium not only of statistics published by the ...
  • Financial results on 93 mixed dairy farms in 1938-'39 

    Murphy, M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
  • Desirable ameliorations of the law 

    Meredith, James C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    Those that call for respect for the law simply because it is the law and not because it expresses the conscience and will of the people and is adequate for modern requirements will call in vain?at all events, in Ireland. ...
  • The impact of the war upon Irish economy 

    Meenan, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    The European war has given rise to many speculations, generally vague but almost always gloomy, upon its probable effects on Irish economic life. It is certain that the war has already brought about changes in our trade; ...
  • Poverty as a cause of ill-health 

    Deeny, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    In Lurgan, Co. Armagh, where I practise, there is an excessive amount of sickness, and few people show really good health. By good health, I mean not merely the avoidance of disease, but the attainment and maintenance ...
  • New methods for offenders 

    Molony, Thomas F., Sir (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    When the Society did me the honour of electing me President 20 years ago I chose as the subject of my address "The Prevention and Punishment of Crime." I pointed out that the four great methods of preventing crime were ...
  • Proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland : ninety-first session 1937/1938 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)

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