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SHARE Ireland: First Results


  • Liam Delaney

    (School of Economics & Geary Institute, University College Dublin)

  • Colm Harmon

    (UCD Geary Institute, University College Dublin)

  • Cecily Kelleher

    (School of Population and Health, University College Dublin)

  • Jean Kennedy

    (UCD Geary Institute, University College Dublin)


The study team gratefully acknowledges funding support from the Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences under the Thematic Research Programmes initiative. Mark McGovern from UCD and Dr. Berengere Davin from NUIG provided substantial and excellent assistance in the drafting of this document. Christianne Hellmanzik, Lorna Sweeney and Fearghal O.hAodha also provided excellent research assistance at various stages of this project. We would like to thank Dr. Dorothy Watson of the ESRI who co-ordinated the field-work and her team of interviewers. Dr. Marcel Das of CenTERdata in Tilburg University and Simon Holroyd of NATCEN provided substantial technical assistance. This study would not have been possible in Ireland without the support of Professor Axel Boersch-Supan of the Mannheim Institute of Aging (MEA) who leads the European SHARE study. We would also like to sincerely thank the many participants who gave their time for this important study.

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  • Liam Delaney & Colm Harmon & Cecily Kelleher & Jean Kennedy, 2008. "SHARE Ireland: First Results," Working Papers 200823, Geary Institute, University College Dublin.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucd:wpaper:200823

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