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  • Angels and IPOs: Policies for Sustainable Equity Financing of Irish Small Businesses 

    Mulcahy, Diane (Trinity College Dublin, 2005)
    Angels and IPOs: Policies for Sustainable Equity Financing of Irish Small Businesses explores the rationale for the Irish government?s investments of more than 300 million Euro in Irish companies and the domestic venture ...
  • Annual Policy Report on Migration and Asylum 2010: Ireland 

    JOYCE, CORONA (Report prepared for the European Commission Directorate-General Home Affairs & published by the ESRI, 2011)
    The annual European Migration Network policy reports examine the main trends and policy development in the area of migration and asylum at EU Member State level. This seventh annual policy analysis report focuses on the ...
  • Children?s Rights - Whose Right? A Review of Child Policy Development in Ireland 

    Hayes, Noirin (Trinity College Dublin, 2002)
    Children?s Rights - Whose Right? A Review of Child Policy Development in Ireland reviews the position of children in contemporary Irish society and their emergence as a group inpolicy-making. Thestudy finds that a reactive, ...
  • Competition and Regulation in the Retail Pharmacy Market 

    Purcell, Declan (Trinity College Dublin, 2004)
    Competition and Regulation in the Retail Pharmacy Market examines the operation of the retail pharmacy market in Ireland and the regulatory environment in which it operates. Retail pharmacy is a billion euro industry in ...
  • The Containment of Heritage: Setting Limits to the Growth of Heritage in Ireland 

    Cooke, Patrick (Trinity College Dublin, 2003)
    The Containment of Heritage: Setting Limits to the Growth of Heritage in Ireland examines the expansionary pressures at work within the field of heritage in Ireland. The last twenty years have witnessed an unprecedented ...
  • The Dublin Taxi Market: Re-regulate or Stay Queuing? 

    Fingleton, John; Evans, John; Hogan, Oliver (Trinity College Dublin, 1998)
    The Dublin Taxi Market: Re-regulate or Stay Queuing? examines how this particular market is performing in terms of meeting the demands placed on it. It looks at the Dublin taxi market from a number of perspectives. The ...
  • Electing the President of the European Commission 

    GALLAGHER, MICHAEL; MARSH, MICHAEL ANTHONY; Singh, Robert; Tonra, Ben; Laver, Michael (Trinity College Dublin, 1995)
    This paper is concerned with the legitimacy and accountability of decision-making in the European Union (EU). In the first half of the paper we argue that a straightforward and effective way to improve the legitimacy and ...
  • Evaluating Prisons, Prisoners and Others 

    Heylin, Greg (Trinity College Dublin, 2001)
    Evaluating Prisons, Prisoners and Others advocates evaluation as one powerful means of countering the fatalism engendered by the literature of the failure of prison and Foucault?s analysis of power. It argues that rather ...
  • FAS and Active Labour Market Policy 1985 - 2004 

    Boyle, Nigel (Trinity College Dublin, 2005)
    This paper provides an institutional analysis of Ireland?s principal labour market agency and explores the politics of policymaking in active labour market policy. It considers the capacity of the Irish state to effect ...
  • Financial Services Regulation in Ireland - the Accountability Dimension 

    Westrup, Jonathan (Trinity College Dublin, 2002)
    Financial Services Regulation in Ireland - the Accountability Dimension assesses Ireland?s new financial regulatory structure. The study utilises two perspectives: an international comparison of the accountability structure ...
  • Fuel Poverty and Policy in Ireland and the European Union 

    Healy, Jonathan (Trinity College Dublin, 2003)
    Despite Government spending in excess of ?63m per annum on income supplements to mitigate fuel poverty, almost one-in-ten Irish households suffer from persistent fuel poverty. This paper review levels of fuel poverty across ...
  • Ireland's Tax Expenditure System: International Comparisons and a Reform Agenda 

    Collins, Micheal; Walsh, Mary (Trinity College Dublin, 2010)
    Tax Expenditures, also known as tax incentives or tax breaks, represent an infrequently explored and little understood area of Irish public policy. Despite this, they account for more than ?11 billion per annum in exchequer ...
  • A New Electoral system for Ireland? 

    Laver, Michael (Trinity College Dublin, 1998)
    A New Electoral system for Ireland? looks at the possibility of doing away with the current Single Transferable Vote electoral system in Ireland. It explores the impact of replacing STV with an alternative widely favoured ...
  • Organising for a Changing Europe? Irish Central Government and the European Union 

    Laffan, Brigid (Trinity College Dublin, 2001)
    Organising for a Changing Europe? Irish Central Government and the European Union examines the management of EU policy in Ireland from the perspective of central government. The research was undertaken in response to ...
  • Plus ca change...? Gender mainstreaming of the Irish National Development Plan 

    McGauran, Anne-Marie (Trinity College Dublin, 2005)
    Plus ca change...? Gender mainstreaming of the Irish National Development Plan examines the gender mainstreaming of the Irish National Development Plan. Gender mainstreaming means incorporating a gender equality perspective ...
  • Procedural Transparency in Investor-State Arbitration 

    HEPPNER, SONJA (Trinity College Dublin. School of Law. Discipline of Law, 2019)
    The aim of this thesis is to contribute to a paradigm shift from confidentiality to greater transparency in investor-state arbitration by providing a theoretical framework for that paradigm shift and by demonstrating how ...
  • A Review of the Free Schemes Operated by the Department of Social, Community and Family Affairs 

    Orlaigh, Quinn (Trinity College Dublin, 2000)
    A Review of the Free Schemes Operated by the Department of Social, Community and Family Affairs examines the social welfare benefit-in-kind schemes: Free Travel, Free Electricity/Gas Allowance, Free TV Licence and Free ...
  • Social Housing for the Future: Can Housing Associations Meet the Challenge? 

    BROOKE, SIMON NORMAN (Trinity College Dublin, 2001)
    Social Housing for the Future explores the implications of the National Development Plan?s ambitious target for housing provided by housing associations. The paper argues that if the target is to be met, the housing ...
  • State Aids in the Airline Sector: A Comparative Analysis of Iberia and Aer Lingus 

    CHARI, RAJ S (The Policy Institute, 2004)
    The inevitable privatization of Aer Lingus poses many questions. Should state aids be given toward the company before its sale? To whom should the company be sold? How transparent, efficient and accountable should the ...
  • Temporary and Circular Migration: Ireland 

    QUINN, EMMA (ESRI, 2011)
    The current study is part of an EU-wide study intended to promote understanding of temporary and circular migration by Third Country nationals. Most migration policy development in Ireland has been related to migration ...