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  • A hedonic analysis of the value of rail transport in the Greater Dublin Area 

    Mayor, Karen; Duffy, David; TOL, RICHARD S. J.; Lyons, S?an (Economic and Social Research Institute, 20/11/2008)
    We use a hedonic house price model to estimate the value of transport networks to homeowners in the Dublin area. Using a dataset of house sales between 2001 and 2006 and combining it with available geographical information ...
  • Irish house price indices ? methodological issues 

    Conniffe, Denis; Duffy, David (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1999)
    This paper reviews the international literature on house price indices, looking at the basic methodologies employed, the variables chosen for the indices and the functional forms used. Ideas are sought for future improvements ...
  • The Irish housing market: issues and prospects 

    Duffy, David (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2005)
    The housing sector represents an important micro-economic and macro-economic component of the Irish economy. At a micro level purchasing a dwelling is probably the biggest personal financial commitment an individual will ...
  • The labour market characteristics and labour market impacts of immigrants in Ireland 

    Barrett, Alan; Bergin, Adele; Duffy, David (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2006)
    The purpose of this paper is twofold. We first produce a labour market profile of non- Irish immigrants who arrived in Ireland in the ten years to 2003. We then go on to use the labour market profile in estimating the ...
  • Measuring house price change 

    Duffy, David (Economic and Social Research Institute, 2009-04-28)
  • The misperception of inflation by Irish consumers 

    Duffy, David; Lunn, Pete (Economic and Social Research Institute, 2008-11-03)
    How people perceive and forecast inflation has the potential to impact on a range of economic outcomes. We reveal large, systematic overestimation of inflation by Irish consumers, which varies by social group. In contrast ...
  • The misperception of inflation by Irish consumers 

    Duffy, David; Lunn, Peter D. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2009)
    Perceptions and forecasts of inflation have the potential to impact on a range of economic outcomes. We reveal large, systematic overestimation of inflation by Irish consumers, which varies by social group. In contrast ...
  • Negative equity in the Irish housing market 

    Duffy, David (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2010)
    Having peaked in early 2007 Irish house prices have fallen steadily. Negative equity occurs if house price falls result in the house value being lower than the outstanding debt. Many in negative equity will be unaffected ...
  • Rising house prices in an open labour market 

    Duffy, David; Fitz Gerald, John D.; Kearney, Ide (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2005)
    We explore the consequences of rising house prices for the openness of the Irish labour market. Since many immigrants are in the household formation age group, and tend to be highly skilled, we argue that the boom in house ...