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  • Aggregate job creation, job destruction and job turnover in the Irish manufacturing sector 

    Strobl, Eric A.; Walsh, Patrick Paul; Barry, Frank (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1998)
    Using an annual employment survey data set we construct aggregate job flow rates for the Irish manufacturing sector for the period 1974 to 1994. We report the existence of simultaneous job creation and job destruction, ...
  • Employment schemes in Ireland: an evaluation 

    Lehmann, Hartmut; Walsh, Patrick Paul (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1990)
    The primary aim of this paper is to evaluate the effect which the following employment schemes (ES) had on the overall outflow rate and age-byduration outflow rates from unemployment in Ireland 1980(1)-1989(4): (a) Work ...
  • Estimating the price overcharge from cartelisation of the Irish automobile industry 

    Mariuzzo, Franco; Walsh, Patrick Paul; Van Parys, Olivier (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2009)
    Price coordination can be very harmful for consumers. Yet, even if a cartel is proved to exist, and successful in enforcement, how do we estimate damages or price overcharges to consumers? We build a structural model of ...
  • A flow analysis of the Irish Live Register 

    Harrison, Michael J.; Walsh, Patrick Paul (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1994)
    This paper makes use for the first time of data on the flows into and out of the Irish Live Register. It describes the construction of consistent quarterly flow series for the period 1967 to 1993. The analysis suggests ...
  • Hirschman and Irish industrial policy 

    Walsh, Patrick Paul; Whelan, Ciara (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2010)
    In this article we examine the origins of Whitaker?s export oriented industrial policy and the political management of its implementation. Whitaker appointed academic economic advisors, including Louden Ryan, to a Capital ...
  • The importance of structural change in industry for growth 

    Walsh, Patrick Paul; Whelan, Ciara (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2000)
    The paper documents ongoing job creation and job destruction within 3- digit Irish manufacturing sectors over the period 1973 to 1994. Within sectors of low-technology manufacturing, this was due to the gradual development ...
  • Mr Whitaker and industry: setting the record straight ? a reply to Barry and Daly 

    Walsh, Patrick Paul; Whelan, Ciara (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2011)
    The turnaround in economic policy from the late 1950s was remarkable. Protectionism was abandoned and exporting incentivised. As Barry and Daly (2011) admit, 'Conventional wisdom accords the bulk of the credit for ...
  • Portfolio effects and firm size distribution: carbonated soft drinks 

    Walsh, Patrick Paul; Whelan, Ciara (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2002)
    We use rich brand level retail data to demonstrate that the firm size distribution in Carbonated Soft Drinks is mainly an outcome of the degree to which firms own a portfolio of brands across segments of the market, and ...
  • Quality based rankings of Irish economists 1990-2000 

    Coupe, Tom; Walsh, Patrick Paul (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2003)
    We use three different quality based rankings of the publishing record of Irish based economists in academic journals during the period 1990-2000 and 1995-2000. While individual rankings are sensitive to the range of ...
  • A rationale for repealing the 1987 Groceries Order 

    Walsh, Patrick Paul; Whelan, Ciara (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1999)
    A ban on pricing below cost was implemented under the 1987 Groceries Order based on the premise that loss leading used in multi-product retail pricing distorts competition and exploits consumers in the short run, while ...
  • The real wage gap and its development over time: the Irish experience 1960-1987 

    Walsh, Patrick Paul; Walsh, Frank A.; Woelger, Ernestine (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1989)
    The high inflation and high unemployment occurring throughout the OECD in recent years have resulted from a complex interaction of contractionary supply and demand factors as outlined by Bruno and Sachs (1985). Their ...
  • Reappraising Irish developmentalism: Editorial 

    Fanning, Bryan; Walsh, Patrick Paul (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2010)
    On 12 March 2009 the Institute for British-Irish Studies in the School of Politics and International Relations hosted a conference to mark the contribution of Professor Tom Garvin to Social Science, University College ...