Recent Submissions

  • The Northern Ireland Economy: Problems and Prospects 

    FitzGerald, John; Morgenroth, Edgar L.W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    This paper considers the lacklustre performance of the Northern Ireland economy in recent decades, in particular the very low productivity growth. The low level of human capital and the continued low levels of investment, ...
  • Understanding Income Inequality in Ireland 

    Roantree, Barra (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    This paper shows that inequality in disposable income has fallen substantially in Ireland between 1987 and 2017. However, inequality in market income has risen on most measures over the same period, leaving Ireland the ...
  • Future Life Expectancies in Ireland 

    Naqvi, Rabia; Whelan, Shane (Statistical and Social Inquiry of Ireland, 2020)
    Mortality forecasts for the Irish population are published following each census by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) as part of their labour force and population projections. The projections rely on identifying and ...
  • Tony Atkinson’s New Book, Measuring Poverty Around the World: Some Further Reflections 

    Brandolini, Andrea; Micklewright, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    A new book on measuring global poverty by the late Tony Atkinson was published in 2019 by Princeton University Press. We describe how we edited the incomplete manuscript that Atkinson left at his death, the additions we ...

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