Lectures delivered under the auspices of the Barrington Trust (founded by the bequest of John Barrington, Esq.) with the collaboration of the Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland.

Recent Submissions

  • Understanding Income Inequality in Ireland 

    Roantree, Barra (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2020)
    This paper shows that inequality in disposable income has fallen substantially in Ireland between 1987 and 2017. However, inequality in market income has risen on most measures over the same period, leaving Ireland the ...
  • Taxation, work and gender equality in Ireland 

    Doorley, Karina (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2018)
    In most developed countries, economies are facing population ageing, falling fertility rates and stagnating labour force participation. The ability of governments to fund future pension and health-care expenditure relies ...
  • Seventy Years of Personal Disposable Income and Consumption in Ireland 

    Stuart, Rebecca (SSISI, 2017)
    This paper compiles annual data on personal consumption and personal disposable income for Ireland over the period 1944 to 2014 and goes on to estimate consumption functions. Having established that the series are cointegrated, ...
  • Progress and the Lack of Progress in Addressing Infant Health and Infant Health Inequalities in Ireland during the 20th Century 

    McGovern, Mark E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2016)
    There is a growing literature which documents the importance of early life environment for outcomes across the life cycle. Research, including studies based on Irish data, demonstrates that those who experience better ...
  • Housing supply in Ireland since 1990: The role of costs and regulation 

    Lyons, Ronan C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    Housing has been central to both global and Irish economic fortunes in the past generation and was a major contributory factor in the Great Recession. Recently, greater attention has been paid around the world to the ...

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