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  • A comparison of the economic position and trend in Eire and Northern Ireland 

    O Nuallain, Labhras (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1947)
    This paper is an abridged version of a thesis presented for the degree of M.Econ.Sc, in the National University of Ireland. In its statistical design the paper consists principally of a comparison of the figures which Dr. ...
  • How competitive is Irish manufacturing? 

    Cerra, Valerie; Soikkeli, Jarkko; Saxena, Sweta C. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2003)
    Ireland experienced significant competitiveness gains in the 1990s on the basis of the standard manufacturing unit labour cost-based measure of the real effective exchange rate. A few sectors mostly dominated by multinational ...
  • Labour productivity and foreign direct investment in Irish manufacturing industry: a decomposition analysis 

    Ruane, Frances; Ugur, Ali (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2005)
    Overall labour productivity in the Irish manufacturing sector increased by 158 per cent between 1991 and 1999. This paper examines the components of this labour productivity growth in the period 1991-1999, using a decomposition ...
  • Pharmaceuticals Delivery in Ireland. Getting a Bigger Bang for the Buck 

    The recommendations contained in this report are designed to ensure that taxpayers get better value for money from the ?1.9 billion public pharmaceutical budget, but also that the cash paying patients benefits too. ...
  • Review of industrial performance and policy 2003 

    Harney, Mary (Stationery Office, Dublin, ireland, 2003)
  • Ricardian model and structure of Irish trade 

    Davies, R. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1976)
    In a recent article J. McGilvray and D. Simpson (1973) examined the commodity structure of trade between the Irish Republic and the United Kingdom in the light of international trade theory. Their investigation was partly ...
  • Ricardian model and structure of Irish trade - comment 

    McGilvray, J.; Simpson, D. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1976)
    Our choice of a value rather than a physical measure of labour productivity was a conscious decision, not an 'error'. The reasons for this choice were clearly stated on pp. 451-452, footnote 2, o f the article. The weakness ...
  • Size and efficiency - case of Irish plastics industry 

    Ahmed, M. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1976)
    International evidence has suggested that plant or firm size does not significantly affect efficiency in the plastics processing industry; this has led to the generalisation that small firms can be economically viable in ...
  • What?s been happening to concentration in Irish industry 1991-2001 

    McCloughan, Patrick (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2005)
    This paper estimates concentration in Irish manufacturing industry (1991-2001) by applying the McCloughan and Abounoori technique for calculating the concentration ratio given grouped data. The results suggest high aggregate ...