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  • Central bank reforms and institutions 

    Romelli, Davide; Peia, Oana (IFO Institute, 2019)
  • Determinants of money demand in Ireland 1971 to 1988: rounding-up the usual suspects 

    Hurley, Margaret; Guiomard, Cathal (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1989)
    Unless some form of stable relationship between money demand and economic activity exists, there is no possibility of the monetary authorities being able to affect economic activity by changing the money supply. This fact, ...
  • The development of the financial sector in Ireland, 1949-72 

    Dowling, Brendan R. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1974)
    In the past decade or so there has been a considerable growth of interest in monetary economics. Part of this growth in interest can be attributed to the publication of important official enquiries in the US and the UK ...
  • An examination into the principles of currency involved in the Bank Charter Act of 1844 

    Cairnes, John E. (Dublin Statistical Society, 1854)
    The prospects of the country at the present moment, on the opening of a European war, present many aspects of anxious interest, and afford indications of a revival of many subjects of discussion. It is certain that the ...
  • Financialisation, regional economic development and the coronavirus crisis: a time for spatial monetary policy? 

    Sokol, Martin (2021)
    This paper argues that ‘spatial monetary policy’ may be needed to achieve more territorially balanced economic development. Central banks have been key in fostering financialised economies while also preventing their ...
  • Monetary policy and the Depression 

    O'Brien, George (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1934)
    The economic mechanism is obviously out of gear, and it is an easy solution of the trouble to blame the lubricant. Before, however, arriving at a hasty conclusion, one should pause to consider whether it is not unreasonable ...
  • Money demand in Ireland 1972-1989: a dynamic equation 

    Hurley, Margaret; Guiomard, Cathal (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1990)
    The relationship between the demand for real money and its principal determinants is the vital link by which the actions of the monetary authorities affect the real economy. The estimation of money demand functions that ...
  • The operation of monetary policy in Ireland 

    McGowan, Padraig (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1993)
    Most reviews of monetary policy concentrate on its appropriate ultimate objective, the degree to which it is being achieved and, from a macro-economic perspective, why the outcome may be deviating from that envisaged. A ...
  • Peaks and Troughs: Economics and Political Economy of Central Bank Independence Cycles 

    Romelli, Davide (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    This chapter investigates the endogenous evolution of central bank institutional design over the past four decades. From a theoretical perspective, it employs a stylized political economy model to highlight some key ...
  • The art of gracefully exiting a peg 

    Asici, Ahmet; Wyplosz, Charles (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2003)
    The wave of liberalisation of capital movements, which swept Europe in the 1980s and the emerging market countries in the 1990s, has given rise to the two-corner strategy. This strategy, expounded e.g. by Eichengreen (1994) ...
  • The effects of EMU on the Finnish economy: some early conjectures 

    Tarkka, Juha (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2002)
    This paper analyses the convergence of the Finnish economy to the monetary policy regime of the EMU. We review the expectations on the effects of EMU membership which prevailed before the union was established, and compare ...
  • The influence of domestic and international interest rates on the ISEQ 

    Bredin, Don; Gavin, Caroline; O'Reilly, Gerard (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2003)
    We investigate the influence of international and domestic monetary policy shocks on the Irish stock market. Specifically, we analyse the impact of (un)expected changes in domestic, US, UK and German/euro area policy rates ...