Recent Submissions

  • Devaluation expectations and fundamentals: some new evidence for Ireland 1979-1994 

    Walshe, Don; O'Donnell, Mary (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2001)
    This paper uses a Probit model to link economic fundamentals with devaluation expectations for the Irish pound over the period 1979-1994. The estimates relate to both the probability as well as the size of an expected ...
  • Land prices, urban sprawl and affordable housing: Dublin and the open city 

    Dascher, Kristof (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2001)
    Dublin?s current boom shares many features with urban booms elsewhere. In this short paper, I suggest applying an open city framework to Dublin and looking at this framework?s implications for two policies closely related ...
  • Is there a wage premium for returning Irish migrants? 

    Barrett, Alan; O'Connell, Philip J. (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 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 ...
  • Recent work on affordable housing in Ireland 

    Williams, Brendan (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2001)
    Past urban policy failures could be fairly linked to inadequate resources and a lack of public finance, unlike the present economic situation which offers opportunities and policy alternatives never available before. It ...

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