Recent Submissions

  • Employment and inflation responses to an exchange rate shock in a calibrated model 

    Bermingham, Colin (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2006)
    Ireland has no ability to affect the exchange rate through interest rates following the adoption of the euro. This paper provides a theoretically transparent method for analysing the impact of an exchange rate shock on ...
  • The economic consequences of the Doha Round for Ireland 

    Matthews, Alan; Walsh, Keith (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2006)
    This paper provides a quantitative study of the economic effects of a stylised simulation of trade liberalisation for Ireland using the GTAP model. The experiment incorporates the liberalisation of agricultural, manufacturing ...
  • GP utilisation in Northern Ireland: exploiting the gatekeeper function 

    McGregor, Pat; McKee, Pat; O'Neill, Ciaran (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2006)
    Using data from the Northern Ireland Household Panel survey we demonstrate that attendance at outpatients is determined solely by respondent health. This is consistent with the GP acting as a gatekeeper to other services. ...
  • The labour market characteristics and labour market impacts of immigrants in Ireland 

    Barrett, Alan; Bergin, Adele; Duffy, David (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2006)
    The purpose of this paper is twofold. We first produce a labour market profile of non- Irish immigrants who arrived in Ireland in the ten years to 2003. We then go on to use the labour market profile in estimating the ...
  • Trends in economic vulnerability in the Republic of Ireland 

    Whelan, Christopher T.; Nolan, Brian; Maitre, Bertrand (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 2006)
    In this paper we evaluate trends in levels of economic vulnerability in Ireland during the period 1994-2001. We also document changes in the consequences of such vulnerability for social exclusion and in the social demographic ...

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