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  • Bargaining power as an economic force 

    Edgeworth, K. E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    It is generally agreed that the results which are arrived at in economic theory are qualitative rather than quantitative, and the economist must often envy the exponents of the more exact sciences for the greater precision ...
  • The boot and shoe industry of Saorstat Eireann 

    McCarthy, C.P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1935)
    The Irish market in footwear was always of great importance to the British importers. When the tariff was first imposed in 1924 "the Irish Free State took one-third of the total British exports of footwear." (Economic ...
  • Capitalism and crises 

    Colbert, John P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
    The paradox of economic distress in the midst of plenty, so prominent in the present depression, appears to be exercising people's minds in a most disturbing manner. The world is apparently glutted with commodities of ...
  • Cinema statistics in Saorstat Eireann 

    Beere, Thekla J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    For some time the idea of undertaking a preliminary survey of the Cinemas in the Saorstat had kept recurring to me, but it was not until last December that I was finally stimulated to action by Mr Rowson's most valuable ...
  • The currency system of the Irish Free State 

    Brennan, Joseph (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1931)
    At the time of the establishment of the Irish Free State the only effective currency of full legal tender existing in the country was the British currency note. Gold coin of the United Kingdom, although of full legal ...
  • Decline of the country town 

    Duncan, G. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1932)
    This paper does not pretend to be anything more than a statistical pursuit of certain queries suggested by Table B in the Preliminary Report of the Census of 1926.
  • The determination of demand curves in relation to wheat 

    Duncan, G. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1934)
    The ultimate problem of economic analysis is the correlation of variations in associated series of events; the determination whether and to what degree a change in one series is associated with a change in another or ...
  • The developing power of broadcasting 

    Kiernan, T. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    Before the invention of printing, in the 15th century, the instruments by which minds were influenced and social changes made were teaching and talking. Print may not have lessened talk but, after its first halting ...
  • Factory inspection 

    Stafford, Brigid (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1931)
    The Labour Chapter of the Treaty of Versailles, which made provision for the establishment of the International Labour Organisation with the view of securing international agreement as to humane conditions of labour, ...
  • First impressions from the Census of Distribution, 1933 

    Eason, J. C. M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1937)
    The Society welcomes the pioneer work which has been done by the Government Statistical Department in ascertaining facts regarding the volume of distribution, retail and wholesale, within the Saorstat. Retailers and ...
  • The forthcoming census of population 

    Lyon, Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    A Census of the Population of Saorstat Eireann is to be taken on 26th April, 1936. As an item of propaganda in connection with the preparatory work for Censuses of Population it has been customary to read before this ...
  • The Free State currency problem 

    Colbert, John P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1932)
    There are three separate issues involved. The first is as to the form in which the assets backing the note issue are held. The second is as between a Central Bank and a purely note-issuing body such as the Currency Commission. ...
  • The future population of Saorstat Eireann and some observations on population statistics 

    Geary, R. C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    While the principal object of this paper is to place on record the results of a couple of experiments in forecasting population, certain extended digressions have been made into the past (sometimes the distant past) not ...
  • The growth of electricity supply and its relations to civilisation 

    O'Brien, Eoghan (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
    I make no apology for the inaccuracies and discrepancies found in the statistics presented later on; prolonged research and much correspondence would have been necessary to produce statistics on an absolutely comparative ...
  • Income tax statistics 

    Davis, R.G. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1935)
    In reading this paper I realise that I have to try to make it interesting not only to those who are already well informed on the Income Tax code, but also to those who are possibly not; I have, moreover, to consider not ...
  • Irish Free State railway accounts 

    Mackie, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
    I propose in this short paper, which has been rather hurriedly prepared, to confine myself to the Financial Accounts of the Great Southern Railways and the Great Northern Railway for the years 1929, 1934 and 1935.
  • Legal aid for poor persons 

    Molony, Thomas F., Sir (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1931)
    At the annual meeting of the English Bar held on the 11th February, 1928, a discussion arose on the question of legal aid to poor persons, and the Attorney-General, Sir Douglas Hogg (now Lord Hailsham) said, in winding ...
  • The minimum wage 

    Shields, B. F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1934)
    There are many types of minima, which are the outcome of personal negotiations or collective bargaining between employers and employees, and in which training, general skill, special aptitude, intellectual ability, ...
  • Monetary policy and the Depression 

    O'Brien, George (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1934)
    The economic mechanism is obviously out of gear, and it is an easy solution of the trouble to blame the lubricant. Before, however, arriving at a hasty conclusion, one should pause to consider whether it is not unreasonable ...
  • The national expenditure of the Irish Free State in 1926 

    Kiernan, T. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
    In the Economic Journal, March, 1933, I based an estimate of the national income of the population of the Irish Free State in 1926 on the published official statistics in the reports on the Census of Population and ...