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    • Methods of registering and estimating the population of Ireland before 1864 

      Wood, Herbert (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
      It was suggested to me that a paper on the means of proof of age available in this country would prove of interest to the members of this Society, and I have taken the opportunity of giving a slight sketch of such ...
    • Methods of sampling applied to Irish statistics 

      Geary, R. C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1925)
      As the Society is aware, during the recent troubles the system of complete enumeration of agricultural statistics broke down in this country, and since then it has been necessary to rely on estimates derived from a ...
    • Migration movements and the distribution of population in Eire 

      Freeman, T. W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1939)
      The present paper deals only with the Twenty-Six Counties (forming Eire) and the exclusion of Northern Ireland makes the picture given in some ways incomplete. This limitation may not be such a serious defect, for the ...
    • 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, ...
    • A Ministry of Public Health for Ireland 

      Cox, Michael F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
      Never, perhaps, so much as now has it been fully realised that the most important and most enduring wealth of a State depends upon the health and strength, the strong arms and trained brains of a people. Men of the ...
    • Modelling aggregate supply for a medium-term macroeconometric model 

      Bradley, John; Fanning, Connell (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1982)
      As the survey of model building in Ireland (Fanning and Bradley, 1982) identified most of the Irish macromodels are short-term in nature. One model, COMET ? 1976 (Barten et al., 1976), was an important attempt to build a ...
    • Modelling the factors associated with deadweight and displacement: an Irish industrial policy evaluation 

      Lenihan, Helena (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2004)
      Evaluating industrial policy interventions has become a growing theme for academics and policymakers. Evaluation should explore the `counter-factual?; this involves examining the related phenomena of deadweight and ...
    • Modelling the Irish economy: a progress report on the Central Bank's macroeconometric model 

      Central Bank of Ireland, Research Department (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1979)
      Methods of empirical economic analysis have undergone enormous changes in recent decades. The availability of improved statistics and of high-speed computers have facilitated this process, but the increasing ambition and ...
    • Monetary functions of commercial banks 

      Brennan, Joseph (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1943)
      The object of this paper is to attempt to elucidate briefly from a practical standpoint the significance of bank deposits and bank loans in the monetary system and to analyse the actual character of the processes which ...
    • 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 ...
    • Monetary reform 

      Bastable, C. F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1886)
      A noteworthy feature at the present time, is the disposition to neglect minor reforms, and to seek for great and almost instantaneous results by wide and sweeping measures, which, unfortunately, rarely produce the effects ...
    • Money and banking in Ireland - origins development and future 

      McGowan, Padraig (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1989)
      Currency and banking have a relatively long tradition in Ireland. Coins have circulated for about 1,000 years and banking has been practised for some 300 years. Significant financial change was a feature of earlier periods ...
    • Money demand in Ireland, 1933-2012 

      Gerlach, Stefan; Stuart, Rebecca (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2014)
      Using annual data from several sources, we study the evolution of M1, M2, income, prices and long and short interest rates in Ireland over the period 1933-2012. We find cointegration and that prices, income and interest ...
    • Mortality experience among the lower income families in Eire 

      Shaw, D.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1947)
      A wide range of statistical investigations are required for the efficient conduct of industrial assurance business and extensive data is accumulated dealing with the mortality experience of the lives assured. I shall confine ...
    • Mortality from influenza in Ireland 

      Thompson, William J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1920)
      Since the period of the Great Famine ("The Black Forty-seven"), with its awful attendant horrors of fever and cholera, no disease of an epidemic nature created so much havoc in any one year in Ireland as Influenza ...
    • The mortality from tuberculosis in Saorstat Eireann: a statistical study 

      Geary, R. C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1930)
      There were 3,774 deaths from tuberculosis in Saorstat Eireann in 1929, or 128 per 100,000 of the estimated population. For the fourth year in succession declines have been recorded. The rate in 1929 was 6.6% less than ...
    • Mortality statistics in Northern Ireland: past uses and future possibilities 

      O'Reilly, Dermot (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2006)
      The compulsory registration of births and deaths was established throughout most European countries during the 19th century. Enabling legislation was introduced for Ireland in 1863 with the first registration report ...
    • Mr. MacNeel Caird's essay, in ?The Cobden Club Series?, on local government and taxation in Scotland, considered with reference to the suggestions it affords upon the following questions: (1) road authorities in Scotland and Ireland; (2) Scotch and Irish local courts; (3) union rating; (4) the Scotch law for securing improvements in town holdings 

      Hancock, W. Neilson (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1875)
      At the last meeting of Council of this Society, Mr. Jonathan Pim, made a suggestion that the recently published series of essays obtained by the Cobden Club on Local Government and Local Taxation in England, Scotland, ...
    • Municipal government and taxation 

      Pim, Joseph T. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1875)
      The wide and complicated question of local government and taxation, probably occupies more public attention at the present time than any other question of home politics. It is my purpose this evening to consider only that ...
    • Municipal trading 

      Shaw, James J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1906)
      One of the most strongly-marked characteristics of the older school of British Political Economy was its intense jealousy of State interference with the processes of industry or with the course of trade. From Adam Smith ...