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    • A theoretical growth model for Ireland 

      Barry, Frank; Devereux, Michael B. (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2006)
      Ireland is distinguished by the high degree of openness of its labour market and the importance of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the economy. We develop a neo-classical growth model to explore the consequence of these ...
    • An interview with Brendan Walsh 

      Neary, J. Peter (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2006)
      An interview with Brendan Walsh
    • Dublin Jewish demography a century ago 

      O Grada, Cormac (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2006)
      This paper examines the demography of Ireland?s Jewish community a century ago. Its focus is on Dublin Jewry, then mainly a community of immigrants from the Tsarist Empire and their children. It compares the marital ...
    • Introduction to the Special Issue 

      Neary, J. Peter (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2006)
      Brendan Walsh retired in May 2005 from the Chair of Applied Economics and the National Economics of Ireland which he had held at University College Dublin since 1980. During that time his academic and popular writings ...
    • Ireland in EMU: more shocks, less insulation? 

      Honohan, Patrick; Leddin, Anthony J. (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2006)
      Despite anchoring the Irish monetary system to a common zone-wide exchange rate and interest rate, EMU has triggered sizeable exchange rate and especially interest rate shocks to the Irish economy (albeit not appreciably ...
    • Ireland's great depression 

      Ahearne, Alan; Kydland, Finn; Wynne, Mark A. (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2006)
      We argue that Ireland experienced a great depression in the 1980s comparable in severity to the better known and more studied depression episodes of the interwar period. Using the business cycle accounting framework of ...
    • Macroeconomic performance and the design of public pension programmes 

      Disney, Richard (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2006)
      I examine the impact of the design of the Irish public pension programme on two dimensions of Ireland?s macroeconomic performance: employment and the average saving rate. Two facets of the programme might affect these ...
    • Measuring competitiveness 

      Neary, J. Peter (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2006)
      This paper reviews alternative approaches to measuring an economy?s cost competitiveness and proposes some new measures inspired by the economic theory of index numbers. The indices provide a theoretical benchmark for ...
    • Mobility and gender at the top tail of the earnings distribution 

      Finnie, Ross; Irvine, Ian (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2006)
      The increasing share of the top fractile in the earnings distributions of several Anglo- Saxon heritage economies since the 1970s has been dramatic, and well documented. To date, however, little is known about the ...
    • Publications of Brendan M. Walsh 

      Walsh, Brendan M. (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 2006)
      Publications of Brendan M. Walsh