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    • A note on the sectoral employment pattern 

      Oriordan, WK (Economic & Social StudiesDUBLIN, 1981)
      The theory proposed by Cogan (1978) that the sectoral employment pattern is likely to reach a "steady state" is re-examined. It is suggested that there is no theoretical basis for such a state and that there is a considerable ...
    • Employment coefficients for Irish trade with extra-EEC countries - measurement and implications 

      McAleese, Dermot; Carey, Patrick (Economic & Social StudiesDUBLIN, 1981)
      This paper estimates the likely direction and size of changes in manufacturing employment associated with expansion of Ireland's extra-EEC trade. These changes are likely to be negative for extra-EEC trade generally, ...
    • Outward looking policies and the changing basis of Irelands foreign-trade 

      Farley, Noel J.J. (Economic & Social StudiesDUBLIN, 1981)
      This paper uses two tests to examine the changing factor content of Irish trade between the mid-1950s and early 1970s. The results of the first test show that Ireland had a comparative advantage in primary goods over the ...
    • Societal disintegration in Northern-Ireland - fact or fiction 

      Heskin, K (Economic & Social StudiesDUBLIN, 1981)
      Within the framework of these results there was indication of the growing importance of electrical and mechanical skills and improvements in labour productivity in changing the basis of Irish trade.It has been suggested ...
    • The relationship between alternative population and migration series - a comment 

      Hughes, JG (Economic & Social StudiesDUBLIN, 1981)
      In their recent paper on the derivation of annual population estimates Whelan and Keogh (1980) implicitly assume that the number on the Electoral Register refers to Apri l 15 ? the date on which the Register comes into ...