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  • Rating and valuation 

    Lisney, Harry (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1939)
    As the title suggests the scope of my subject is to inquire whence rating came, the development and the method of apportioning the demand made by the community upon its members for contribution to the common good or to ...
  • Recent social legislation in England 

    Molony, Thomas F., Sir (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    Shortly after I was called to the Bar and went on the Leinster Circuit a very old member of the Circuit advised me in fatherly terms never to neglect to read the Statutes of the year because, as he said, you may be excused ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Slum clearance in Dublin 

    Canavan, J.E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    Residents of Dublin have frequently had their attention called to the fact that many persons in the city are badly housed. Those who live in better houses and localities know in a vague and general way that slums exist, ...
  • 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 ...
  • The social income of the Irish Free State, 1926-38 

    Duncan, G. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    In the Economic Journal of March, 1933, Dr. T. J. Kiernan published an estimate of the national income of the Irish Free State for the year 1926, and followed it up with a paper, read before this Society in June, 1933, ...
  • 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 ...
  • The trade statistics of the Irish Free State : methodological aspects 

    Lyon, Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    In May, 1925, I read before this Society one of a series of short papers which were then presented on trade statistics and I am glad to have this opportunity of bringing to your notice some facts which will indicate ...
  • The trade statistics of the Irish Free State : recent trends 

    Duncan, G. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    The most characteristic years for the comparison of the movements of external trade are 1926, the year after the reestablishment of the gold standard by the United Kingdom; 1929, the apex of the second post-war boom; ...
  • The trade statistics of the Irish Free State : some notes by a business man 

    Eason, J. C. M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    Since the formation of the Irish Free State as a separate political unit, special interest attaches to the various statistical tables prepared and published, recording the changes taking place in economic and social ...
  • Work of International Labour Office 

    Nixon, J.W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    I propose in this paper to give you a short account of the work accomplished by the International Labour Office in the sphere of labour statistics since its foundation in 1920 with special reference to the subject of ...