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  • The European context of Ireland?s economic crisis 

    Dellepiane Avellaneda, Sebastian; Hardiman, Niamh (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 2010)
    The current economic crisis has hit all European countries hard, but some are more severely affected than others. The problems manifest in European peripheral countries that are also members of the Eurozone, that is, ...
  • Institutional Design and Irish Political Reform 

    Hardiman, Niamh (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2010)
    The financial and economic crisis that erupted in 2008 exposed significant weaknesses in Irish decision-making and policy implementing processes. In contrast with other European countries in the grip of crisis, the political ...
  • Organising for growth: Irish state administration 1958-2008 

    Hardiman, Niamh; MacCarthaigh, Muiris (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 2010)
    This paper analyses some key features of Irish public administration as it has developed since the foundation of the state, paying particular attention to the period from the late 1950s onward. During these decades, ...
  • Politics and social partnership: flexible network governance 

    Hardiman, Niamh (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 2006)
    This paper reassesses the relationship between social partnership and the broader Irish policy process. What has developed may be conceptualised as ?flexible network governance?. While pay regulation may be less strongly ...