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  • 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 ...
  • Obituary 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1931)
    During the last few years the Society has lost through death no fewer than six of its most active and distinguished members, Professor C. H. Oldham who died in 1926, Sir William Thompson and Dr. Ninian Falkiner who died ...
  • The organisation of official statistics in Saorstat Eireann and in some other countries 

    Lyon, Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
    In the complexity of modern life, governments and peoples require a vast and ever-increasing fund of measurable facts, or as they are called "statistics," for their work and weal. They require to know the size and ...
  • A plea for winter dairying 

    Johnston, Joseph (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1931)
    Countrymen are familiar with the practice of holding out a carrot to an obstinate type of quadruped in order to induce it to go where it would otherwise be unwilling to go. When it gets there it may possibly get some ...
  • The population problem : a radio discussion 

    Brennan, Joseph; Geary, R. C.; Duncan, G. A.; O'Brien, George; Lyon, Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    The present discussion on the Irish population problem has been arranged on the invitation of the Director of Broadcasting by the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland. This Society which in a few years will ...
  • Preliminary notes on the Census of Population in Northern Ireland, 1937 

    Meenan, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1937)
    The second Census of the Six Counties of Northern Ireland was taken on February 28th, 1937. The preliminary figures of that Census have now been published, and it will be of some interest to discover how far they disclose ...
  • The problem of population 

    Busteed, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1937)
    The problem of population is going to be of growing importance amongst the white races in the coming decades. A gradually accelerating decline seems to be inevitable. Even though this decline may not be large during the ...
  • Proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland : eighty-ninth session 1935/1936 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1936)
  • Proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland : eighty-seventh session 1933/1934 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1934)