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  • Benchmarking, social partnership and higher remuneration : wage settling institutions and the public-private sector wage gap in Ireland 

    Kelly, Elish; O'Connell, Philip J.; Mc Guinness, Seamus (Economic and Social Research Institute, ireland, 2008-12-19)
  • Benchmarking, social partnership and higher remuneration: wage settling institutions and the public-private sector wage gap in Ireland 

    Kelly, Elish; McGuinness, Seamus; O'Connell, Philip (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2009)
    This paper uses data from the 2003 and 2006 National Employment Surveys to analyse the public-private sector wage gap in Ireland. In particular, we investigate the impact of awards implemented under a number of wage setting ...
  • Estimating the impact of immigration on wages in Ireland 

    Barrett, Alan; Bergin, Adele; Kelly, Elish (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2011)
    We estimate the impact of immigration on the wages of natives in Ireland applying the technique proposed by Borjas (2003). Under this method, the labour market is divided into a number of skill cells, where the cells are ...
  • Foreign ownership and wages in British establishments 

    Velde, Dirk Willem te (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2002)
    This paper uses the 1990-1998 Workplace Employee Relations Survey (WERS) panel data set to show that foreign establishments in Britain pay 13 per cent higher wages than domestic establishments. However, the differential ...
  • ?Insufficient for the support of a family?: wages on the public works during the Great Irish Famine 

    McGregor, Pat (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2004)
    This paper presents a model of the money wage paid on the public works during the Irish Famine. The administrators are assumed to minimise a cost function that includes the divergence from the target as well as the increase ...
  • Is there a wage premium for returning Irish migrants? 

    Barrett, Alan; O'Connell, Philip J. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2001)
    Higher rates of economic growth in recent years have led Ireland from being a country characterised by emigration to one where population inflows have become an important issue. This paper contains an analysis of one ...
  • On the English and Irish analyses of wages and profits 

    Vance, Robert (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1849)
    By the Irish analysis of wages and profits, I mean that written by one of the Vice-Presidents of this society, in his lectures upon the distribution of wealth. I call it the Irish analysis, because it is written by an ...
  • Profits and wages in Ireland, 1987-1996 

    Lane, Philip R. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1998)
    A striking feature of the Irish economic resurgence since 1987 has been a major factor income shift away from labour and towards capital. (The profit share has increased from 25.1 per cent in 1987 to 34.8 per cent in 1996.) ...
  • Segmented labour markets and earnings in Ireland 

    Hughes, Gerard; Nolan, Brian (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1997)
    Segmented labour market theory rests on two central tenets. The first is that it is meaningful to distinguish between primary labour markets providing "good" jobs with high wages and stable employment and secondary labour ...
  • The impact of wage bargaining regime on firm-level competitiveness and wage inequality : the case of Ireland 

    Kelly, Elish; O'Connell, Philip J.; Mc Guinness, Seamus (Economic and Social Research Institute, ireland, 2008-12-12)
    This paper uses a linked employer-employee dataset to analyse the impact of institutional wage bargaining regimes on levels of average labour costs and within firm wage dispersion in private sector companies in Ireland. ...
  • Why are productivity and wages higher in foreign firms? 

    Girma, Sourafel; Thompson, Steve; Wright, Peter W. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2002)
    This paper uses a panel data framework to examine whether foreign firms in the UK have higher levels of productivity and set higher wage rates than domestic ones ceteris paribus, or whether this is due to unmeasured ...
  • Work of International Labour Office 

    Nixon, J.W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    I propose in this paper to give you a short account of the work accomplished by the International Labour Office in the sphere of labour statistics since its foundation in 1920 with special reference to the subject of ...