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  • Measuring the economy: problems and prospects 

    Keating, William (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2001)
    This paper discusses the statistical measurement of economic growth and examines some issues arising in that context. It looks at the treatment of productivity and quality improvements, especially as regards non-market ...
  • Irish direct investment in the US: evidence and further issues 

    Gorg, Holger (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2001)
    This paper presents evidence and discusses possible implications for Ireland of the increasing level of Irish outward direct investment in the United States. Data available from the US Department of Commerce show that the ...
  • The generation game: all gain, no pain? Ageing, intergenerational equity and generational accounts 

    O'Donoghue, Cathal (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2001)
    This paper tries to quantify the degree of intergenerational redistribution in Irish public expenditure. The development of a large public debt in the space of two decades, its rapid elimination and potential rise again ...
  • Fish stock conservation measures and the Irish fishing industry 

    Curtis, John A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2001)
    The decline in fish stocks is well documented and numerous efforts are in place to preserve and rebuild stocks. While conservation programmes have the potential to improve profitability, this usually will not occur before ...
  • Reconciling rapid economic growth with environmental sustainability in Ireland 

    Clinch, J. Peter (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2001)
    The extraordinarily rapid rate of growth of the Irish economy in the past decade has provided many benefits in terms of increased living standards and higher employment levels. However, economic growth has also resulted ...