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  • Proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland : ninety-first session 1937/1938 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
  • 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 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; ...
  • An analysis of the legislation, published accounts and operating statistics of the Great Southern Railways Co., 1924-1937 

    Shields, B. F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    The unsatisfactory financial position of the railways lying wholly within the Saorstat forced the Government to take measures for their radical reorganisation and more effective business control. This paper will review ...
  • 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 economic and social organisation of National Socialist Germany 

    Lloyd-Dodd, F.T. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    At the outset of this paper I desire to make it clear that I make no claim to originality in so far as the matter contained in it is concerned. In its preparation I have proceeded along the lines which you, as statisticians, ...
  • Future possibilities of Irish agriculture 

    Kennedy, Henry (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    In a country lacking any considerable resources of raw material, with but a limited export trade in industrial products, but having a fertile soil and favourable climate, it is to increased production on the land that ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • (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 ...
  • Migration movements and the distribution of population in Eire 

    Freeman, T. W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1939)
    The present paper deals only with the Twenty-Six Counties (forming Eire) and the exclusion of Northern Ireland makes the picture given in some ways incomplete. This limitation may not be such a serious defect, for the ...
  • Examination of the sickness experience for the year 1935 of persons insured under the National Health Insurance Acts 

    O Brolchain, R. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1939)
    There are approximately 500,000 persons in the State engaged in gainful occupation either as manual workers or as clerical workers with a rate of remuneration not exceeding #250 per annum. This bulk may be taken as a ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pension fund principles 

    Honohan, W. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1939)
    A scheme of pensions to be granted to employees on retirement from service can be effected either by means of a contract with an assurance company or by the establishment of a "private" pension fund. The choice of method ...
  • 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; ...
  • Investigation into the incidence of mental deficiency amongst Dublin school children 

    Clifford, Louis S. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    In this paper I propose giving an account of an investigation into mental defect amongst Dublin children. This forms part of a larger investigation, not yet completed, into the incidence of mental defect and epilepsy ...