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  • Business in a Compressed Economy 

    Brady, Gerard (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    COVID-19 has led to the sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory (OECD, 2020). The recent roadmap published by Government gives clarity on when sectors may expect to be allowed re-open again, but ‘normal’ ...
  • Measuring the Economic Impact of Covid-19 in Real Time 

    Lydon, Reamonn (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    COVID-19 pandemic is a one-in-a-hundred year event. The economic consequences are unlike anything we have seen in modern times, in terms of scale, speed and depth of the shock. Restrictions to prevent the spread of the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Developing Solutions and Informing Irish Policymakers across the Pillars of Climate, Water, and Sustainability 

    Stewart, Dorothy (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    This paper provides a brief overview of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Research programme within the context of the science policy interface. The paper asserts that robust evidence is necessary to inform the ...
  • 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 ...
  • A Coded Taxonomy of the Statistical Indicators for Global Reporting of Targets within the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 

    Murphy, Enda; Walsh, Patrick Paul (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    In 2015, 193 UN member countries signed Resolution A/RES/70/1 2030 – ‘Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’. The United Nations (UN) 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lie at the heart ...
  • The Future is Now: The Science-Policy Interface for Achieving Sustainable Development 

    Bonini, Astra (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    Strengthening the Science Policy Interface, at all levels of governance, is a key means of implementation the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This short paper addresses our most recent and important reports ...
  • Covid19 and Inequality in Ireland: Initial Insights 

    Cohen, Shana (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    The issue of low pay was important before the pandemic but has become even more visible because of unemployment rates and the necessity of government intervention. The data available before the pandemic indicate the ...
  • Income and Employment Impacts: Early Evidence from Administrative Data 

    Acheson, Jean (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    This public policy brief uses newly available administrative data to examine the income and employment impacts of COVID-19 during the depths of the economy’s shutdown in 2020. It highlights the extent of labour market churn ...
  • Covid19 and the Northern Irish Economy: Initial Insights 

    Lambe, Conor (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    During today’s symposium, I'm going to share some thoughts on the initial impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the Northern Ireland economy, focusing on three broad areas. I will start by highlighting some points ...
  • Estimating the Prevalence of Asymptomatic Cases of Covid-19 in Our Communities 

    Comiskey, Catherine (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    Resource planning in healthcare is dependent on many factors from the scale of the health challenge to the available human and infrastructural resources. With the sudden and unforeseen scale of the Covid-19 pandemic across ...
  • 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, ...
  • Future Life Expectancies in Ireland 

    Naqvi, Rabia; Whelan, Shane (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society 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 ...