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    • Imprisonment and the crime rate in Ireland 

      O'Sullivan, Eoin; O'Donnell, Ian (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2003)
      Between 1995 and 1999, the number of indictable crimes recorded in Ireland dropped by 21 per cent and the daily average prison population rose by 33 per cent. The Government has claimed that a causal relationship exists ...
    • Procurement contracts under limited liability 

      Parlane, Sarah (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2003)
      This paper analyses procurement when contractors have limited liability and when the sponsor cannot commit to any specific form of future negotiation. It shows that introducing limited liability enhances competition and ...
    • The evolution of the Common Agricultural Policy and social differentiation in rural Ireland 

      Crowley, Ethel (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2003)
      This paper investigates the contribution of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to the process of social differentiation in contemporary rural Ireland. It traces the evolution of the CAP from its inception in 1962, and ...
    • The law of Verdoorn: evidence from Greek disaggregated manufacturing time series data 

      Apergis, Nicholas; Zikos, Spyros (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2003)
      This paper tests the validity of Verdoorn?s law in Greek manufacturing. Through the Generalised Method of Moments (GMM) methodology, estimates of the Verdoorn law in aggregated and disaggregated manufacturing Greek data ...