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    • Labor-force effects of 1967-68 changes in education policy in Irish republic 

      Tussing, A.D. (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 1976)
      In 1968 the so-called 'free' secondary education scheme was introduced, and mintermediate and leaving certificate courses were added in vocational schools. This article examines the effect on the labour force of these ...
    • Party loyalty at referenda and general elections: evidence from recent Irish contests 

      McCarthy, C.; Ryan, T. (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 1976)
      The paper explores the extent of voter loyalty to party at different kinds of electoral contest. Voter transition matrices are computed using an estimation technique based on a quadratic programming algorithm. The data ...
    • Econometric-model of television ownership 

      McCarthy, C.; Ryan, J. (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 1976)
      A Modified Log-Reciprocal model is proposed for time-series television ownership and is found to describe closely the British and Irish data. A similar model also fits the British time-series on the percentage of colour ...
    • Method of path coefficients and OLS regression 

      Geary, R.C. (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 1976)
      Some time ago Sir Maurice Kendall suggested to the writer that a study of the theory and practice of path coefficients might be rewarding as shedding light on the still dark patches in the theory of relationship between ...
    • Scientific work of Geary, R.C. 

      Spencer, J.E. (Economic & Social StudiesDublin, 1976)
      Roy Geary is eighty this year and for almost half a century he has enjoyed a major international reputation in mathematical statistics. In the course of a long and varied career he has been Director of both the Central ...