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  • The Cost of Natural Gas Shortages in Ireland 

    LEAHY, EIMEAR; TOL, RICHARD S. J.; LYONS, SEAN (ESRI, 2011-08-04)
    This paper investigates the economic implications of disruptions of one to ninety days to the supply of natural gas in Ireland. We assess the impact of a hypothetical gas supply disruption in both winter and summer in 2008 ...
  • Determinants of Vegetarianism and Partial Vegetarianism in Ireland 

    LEAHY, EIMEAR; TOL, RICHARD S. J.; LYONS, SEAN (ESRI, 2011-01-07)
    Vegetarianism is increasing in the western world. Anecdotally, this trend can be attributed to heightened health, environmental and animal welfare concerns. In this paper we investigate the factors associated with vegetarianism ...
  • Determinants of Vegetarianism and Partial Vegetarianism in the United Kingdom 

    LEAHY, EIMEAR; TOL, RICHARD S. J.; LYONS, SEAN (ESRI, 2010-10-29)
    Vegetarianism is increasing in the western world. Anecdotally, this trend can be attributed to heightened health, environmental and animal welfare concerns. In this paper we investigate the factors associated with vegetarianism ...
  • The Distributional Effects of Value Added Tax in Ireland 

    LYONS, SEAN; LEAHY, EIMEAR; TOL, RICHARD (2011)
    In this paper we examine the distributional effects of Value Added Tax (VAT) in Ireland. Using the 2004/2005 Household Budget Survey, we assess the amount of VAT that households pay as a proportion of weekly disposable ...
  • The Distributional Effects of Value Added Tax in Ireland 

    LEAHY, EIMEAR; LYONS, SE?N; TOL, RICHARD S. J. (ESRI, 2011)
    In this paper we examine the distributional effects of Value Added Tax (VAT) in Ireland. Using the 2004/2005 Household Budget Survey, we assess the amount of VAT that households pay as a proportion of weekly disposable ...
  • Electrical Appliance Ownership and Usage in Ireland 

    LEAHY, EIMEAR; LYONS, SEAN; WALSH, SHARON (ESRI, 2012-02-09)
    Past research into the determinants of appliance ownership has identified associations with socioeconomic characteristics of households. Few studies have examined the intensity with which different sorts of households use ...
  • An Estimate of the Value of Lost Load for Ireland 

    LEAHY, EIMEAR; TOL, RICHARD S. J. (ESRI, 2010)
    This paper estimates the value of short term lost load in the all island electricity market which includes the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The value of lost load, also known as the value of security of ...
  • Greener Homes: An Ex-Post Estimate of the Cost of Carbon Dioxide Emission Reduction using Administrative Micro-Data from the Republic of Ireland 

    LEAHY, EIMEAR; TOL, RICHARD S. J. (ESRI, 2011)
    We assess the subsidy for the installation of biomass boilers and wood gasification boilers under the Greener Homes Scheme in Ireland. We find that the (implicit) subsidy per tonne of carbon dioxide avoided varies hugely ...
  • The Potential for Segmentation of the Retail Market for Electricity in Ireland 

    HYLAND, MARIE; LEAHY, EIMEAR; TOL, RICHARD S. J. (ESRI, 2012-04-26)
    We estimate the gross margin that is earned from the supply of electricity to households in Ireland. Using half hourly electricity demand data, the system marginal price (also called the wholesale price) and the retail ...