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  • Distributional aspects of Ireland's fiscal adjustment 

    Callan, Tim; Nolan, Brian (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1992)
    Conflicting claims about the distributional impact of Ireland's fiscal adjustment have been made. This paper clarifies the different implicit standards on which these may be based, and uses the limited available data on ...
  • The Distributional Effects of Austerity Measures: A Comparison of Six EU Countries 

    Callan, Tim; Leventi, Chrysa; Levy, Horacio; Matsaganis, Manos; Paulus, Alari; Sutherland, Holly (European Commission, 2011-11-30)
    We compare the distributional effects of austerity measures that have been introduced in 6 EU countries in the period of large gorvernment budget deficits following the 2007-8 financial crisis and subsequent economic ...
  • Female labour supply in farm households: farm and off-farm participation 

    Callan, Tim; Van Soest, Arthur (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1993)
    Many Irish women in farm households have an input into the running of the farm; while a much smaller proportion are engaged in off-farm employment. Using cross-section household data, we analyse various models in which ...
  • From data to policy analysis: Tax-benefit modelling using SILC 2008 

    Callan, Tim; Keane, Claire; Walsh, John R.; Lane, Marguerita (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2011)
    Tax-benefit models are used to explore alternative policy reforms, providing evidence which can guide policy choices. A database representing the national situation in terms of the income tax base and beneficiaries of ...
  • Identifying policy impacts in the crisis: Microsimulation evidence on tax and welfare 

    Keane, Claire; Callan, Tim; Savage, Michael; Walsh, John R.; Timoney, Kevin (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2013)
    Ireland?s banking, property and fiscal crises, combined with a worldwide Great Recession have had severe implications for household incomes. Particular attention has focused on how incomes at various levels have been ...
  • Inequality and the crisis: the distributional impact of tax increases and welfare and public sector pay cuts 

    Callan, Tim; Nolan, Brian; Keane, Claire; Walsh, John R. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2010)
    The economic crisis impacts directly on the distribution of income via unemployment and private sector wages, but the way policy responds in seeking to control soaring fiscal deficits is also central to its distributional ...
  • Male-female wage differentials in Ireland 

    Callan, Tim (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1991)
    The persistence of sizeable male-female earnings differentials despite the introduction of a range of anti-discrimination measures has been a focus of concern in many countries. In Ireland the ratio of female to male wage ...
  • Measuring poverty in Ireland: reply 

    Callan, Tim; Hannan, Damian F.; Nolan, Brian; Whelan, Brendan J. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1990)
    MacCarthaigh makes three points with respect to the measurement of poverty, drawing on the work of Stein Ringen. We deal with these in turn, and attempt to match his comment for succinctness ? the issues are discussed in ...
  • Non-cash benefits and the distribution of economic welfare 

    Callan, Tim; Keane, Claire (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2009)
    Non-cash benefits can have substantial effects on the distribution of economic welfare. Standard approaches to the inclusion of non-cash benefits in broader measures of resources have failed to take adequate account of the ...
  • Price determination in Ireland - effects of changes in exchange-rates and exchange-rate regimes 

    Callan, Tim; Fitzgerald, John (Economic and Social Research InstituteDublin, 1989)
    This paper finds that the wholesale price of Irish manufacturing output is closely tied to foreign prices in the long run; domestic wage costs generally do not exert a significant influence. In the short run changes in ...
  • Quarterly Economic Commentary, Spring 2009 : [executive summary and summary table] 

    Barrett, Alan; Kearney, Ide; Goggin, Jean; Callan, Tim (Economic and Social Research Institute, 2009-04-29)
  • Unemployment, welfare benefits and the financial incentive to work 

    Layte, Richard; Callan, Tim (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2001)
    Although disincentive effects associated with payments have been regulaly found in research in the US and UK, the UK research is disputed and effects have been notable by their absence in studies from Continental Europe. ...
  • Unions and the wage distribution in Ireland 

    Callan, Tim; Reilly, Barry (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1993)
    This paper examines the effects of trade unions in Ireland on the first two moments of the wage distribution. Using data from the ESRI's 1987 Survey of Income Distribution, Poverty and Usage of State Services, a union ...
  • What has happened to replacement rates? 

    Callan, Tim; Nolan, Brian; O'Donoghue, Cathal (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1996)
    This paper compares different approaches to measuring changes in replacement rates in Ireland over time. Results based on microsimulation modelling suggest that the average replacement rate facing unemployed persons was ...
  • What role for property taxes in Ireland? 

    Callan, Tim; Keane, Claire; Walsh, John R. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2010)
    What role could a property tax play in broadening the Irish tax base? An annual tax on property has been recommended in a series of reports over the past 25 years, from the first Commission on Taxation (1985), to the recent ...