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  • A 1000-year reconstruction of summer precipitation from Ireland: Calibration of a peat-based palaeoclimate record 

    MITCHELL, FRASER JOHN GRAY (2012)
    Calibration of proxy climate records is well-established for annually resolved proxies such as tree rings, but it has not been attempted for non-annually resolved proxies such as those from peatland surface wetness records. ...
  • A co-integration based analysis of Irish purchasing power parity relationships using the Johansen procedure 

    Wright, Jonathan H. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1994)
    Empirical work has found little evidence for purchasing power parity, specified as a long-run co-integrating relationship between Ireland and trading partners. Using Irish/UK and Irish/German data, we find evidence for ...
  • A code of practice for grocery goods undertakings and an Ombudsman: how to do a lot of harm by trying to do a little good 

    Gorecki, Paul K. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2009)
    The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment in its August 2009 Consultation Paper, Code of Practice for Grocery Goods Undertakings, argues that a Code governing grocery supplier/retailer relations, enforced by an ...
  • A comparative perspective on trends in income inequality in Ireland 

    Nolan, Brian; Maitre, Bertrand (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2000)
    Both overall income inequality and inequality in the distribution of earnings rose sharply during the 1980s and 1990s in a number of industrialised countries, notably the UK and the USA. This makes it particularly important ...
  • A dynamic model of the relationship between income and financial satisfaction: evidence from Ireland 

    Newman, Carol; Delaney, Liam; Nolan, Brian (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2008)
    The link between income and subjective satisfaction with one?s financial situation is explored in this paper using a panel analysis of 1,998 individuals tracked through the course of the boom period in Ireland, 1994-2001. ...
  • A firm-level study of strike propensity in Ireland 

    Barlow, Anthony; Buckley, Aongus (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1998)
    This paper presents a wage-bargaining model in which strikes occur due to imperfect information. The predictions are tested on a unique Irish firm-level data set which is based on the 25th wage round. The results indicate ...
  • A flow analysis of the Irish Live Register 

    Harrison, Michael J.; Walsh, Patrick Paul (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 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 ...
  • A MAIDS model of Irish meat demand 

    Boyle, G. E. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1996)
    This paper estimates the demand for meats in Ireland using the newly developed Modified Almost Ideal Demand System or MAIDS model of Cooper and McLaren (1992). This model nests the Almost Ideal System as a special case and ...
  • A new fiscal strategy for Ireland 

    Lane, Philip R. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2009)
    Around the world, fiscal policy has been accorded a prominent role in the debate on responding to the sharp economic slowdown. In large part, this reflects the limited effectiveness of monetary policy, once policy rates ...
  • A new set of consumer demand estimates for Ireland 

    Madden, David (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1993)
    This paper provides a new set of consumer demand estimates for Ireland, incorporating a variety of different consumer demand models. Own-price and expenditure elasticities are presented and tests of the propositions implied ...
  • A portfolio balance approach to monetary and fiscal-policies in a small open-economy 

    Thom, Dr (Economic & Social Studies, DUBLIN, 1980)
    Monetary and fiscal policies are examined in a steady-state small open economy model. Complete price taking behaviour implies that domestic output is supply determined and invariant to domestic shocks. Balanced budget ...
  • A quality adjusted measure of labour services for Ireland 

    Keeney, Mary J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2010)
    This paper presents annual indices of labour input adjusted for the age, education and gender distributions of the Irish workforce for the period 1999-2008. Growth in labour services is divided between the increase in ...
  • A relative impact ranking of political studies in Ireland 

    Benoit, Kenneth; Marsh, Michael (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2009)
    Against a background of the Irish government?s concerns with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and the British government?s wishes for a more quantitative Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), our study conducts a relative ...
  • A theoretical growth model for Ireland 

    Barry, Frank; Devereux, Michael B. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2006)
    Ireland is distinguished by the high degree of openness of its labour market and the importance of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the economy. We develop a neo-classical growth model to explore the consequence of these ...
  • A tie that blinds: family and ideology in Ireland 

    McCullagh, Ciaran (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1991)
    This paper examines the origins of the role of the family as a social symbol in Irish society. The source, it argues, is in the nature of the inequalities that were present in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century ...
  • A time series analysis of farmland price behaviour in Ireland, 1901-1986 

    Murphy, Kevin J.; Nunan, Donald B. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1993)
    This paper examines the dynamic link between land prices and a proxy for agricultural returns, conacre rents, in Ireland. The data pertain to the Limerick region and span the period 1901 to 1986. Initial results suggest ...
  • Academic salary differentials - some evidence from an Irish survey 

    Ruane, Frances; Dobson, Elma (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1990)
    Using data from a survey of the Irish academic labour market, this paper examines whether or not females in the Irish academic system are paid less than comparable males. Variables which adjust for comparability include ...
  • Accounting for taste : an examination of socioeconomic gradients in attendance at arts events 

    Lunn, Pete; Kelly, Elish (Economic and Social Research Institute, ireland, 2009-04-04)
  • The Act of Union Between Great Britain and Ireland 

    Barry, James (Irish painter, printmaker, and lithographer, 1741-1806, active in England) (The Tate Gallery, 1983)
  • An Agenda for a New Ireland 

    COLLINS, MICHEAL; Healy, Sean; Reynolds, Brigid (Social Justice Ireland, 2010)
    This Review presents a narrative outlining what happened over recent decades to bring Ireland to where it is today, where exactly Ireland finds itself now, where Ireland should go into the future and what it needs to do ...