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  • Aspects of labour supply and demand, with special reference to the employment of women in Ireland 

    Walsh, Brendan M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1971)
    There has been a resurgence of interest among economists in the theoretical and empirical aspects of labour supply and demand. Additionally, the present widespread interest in the position of woman in society naturally ...
  • Conservatives, liberals and pragmatists: disaggregating the results of the Irish abortion referendums of 1992 

    Sinnott, Richard; Walsh, Brendan M.; Whelan, Brendan J. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1995)
    This paper examines the results of three referendums on abortion which were held in November 1992 relating to Travel, Information and the Substantive Issue. By solving a set of simultaneous equations, it shows that the ...
  • The determinants of female labour force participation: an economic analysis of survey data 

    Walsh, Brendan M.; Whelan, Brendan J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1974)
    This study has a double focus, substantive and methodological. Substantively, it attempts to apply and test a fairly well known model of labour supply. From a methodological point of view, it shows how the Linear Probability ...
  • The economics of equal pay 

    Geary, Patrick T.; Walsh, Brendan M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1972)
    The importance of the concept of equal pay appears to derive from the notion that unequal pay represents discrimination against women, and hence is unjust. There is however a basic difficulty in defining "equal pay". ...
  • The incidence of male non-employment in Ireland 

    Murphy, Anthony; Walsh, Brendan M. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1996)
    This paper presents an analysis of male economic activity ? employment, unemployment and non-participation using micro data from the 1993 Labour Force Survey. The main characteristics that contribute to bad labour market ...
  • Labour force participation and the growth of women's employment, Ireland 1971-1991 

    Walsh, Brendan M. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1993)
    This paper studies changes in labour force participation rates and in the structure of the Irish labour force over the period 1971-1991. The rise in participation rates among females aged 25-54 and the decline among older ...
  • Publications of Brendan M. Walsh 

    Walsh, Brendan M. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2006)
    Publications of Brendan M. Walsh
  • Suicide in Ireland: the influence of alcohol and unemployment 

    Walsh, Brendan M.; Walsh, Dermot (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2011)
    We model the behaviour of the Irish suicide rate over the period 1968-2009 using the unemployment rate and the level of alcohol consumption as the principal explanatory variables. We find that alcohol consumption is a ...
  • Symposium on the economic returns to education 

    Walsh, Brendan M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1998)
    In my contribution to this Symposium I wish to explore two main themes. The first deals with the contribution of education to economic growth at the macro level. In this part I shall discuss the evidence of the importance ...
  • The transformation of the Irish labour market: 1980-2003 

    Walsh, Brendan M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2004)
    Traditionally characterised as a labour-surplus economy, Ireland was transformed during the 1990s. An impressive rate of employment growth led to a reduction in the unemployment rate from 15.7% to 4% between 1988 and ...
  • Wealthier and healthier: Ireland's demographic catch-up 

    Walsh, Brendan M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2008)
    In the first half of this paper I summarise the trend in Irish deaths rates over the period 1973-2006. In the second half I discuss some possible explanations of these trends.