# Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI)

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### 1978

**ME127 National and Regional Demographic Trends (Paper read to Regional Science Association Irish Branch Annual Conference "Regional Planning Policy - A Time for Reappraisal", Jury's Hotel, Dublin, 3 February 1978)***by*Walsh, B. M.**ME126 Clonsast Social Survey***by*O'Connor, R. & Whelan, Brendan J. & Kelly, P.

### 1977

**ME125 State Aid to the Handicapped 1960-1977***by*Ross, M.**ME124 The Meaning of Growth (Paper read at the Annual Conference of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland, "The Creation of Wealth - The Engineering Contribution", Trinity College Dublin, 7 October 1977)***by*Kennedy, Kieran A.**ME123 The Construction Industry at the Crossroads (Summary of Address, Jury's Hotel, Dublin, 23 June 1977)***by*Walsh, B.

### 1976

**ME122 Estimates of Annual Net Migration and their Relationship with Series on Annual Net Passenger Movement: Ireland 1926-76***by*Hughes, Gerard**ME121 Unemployment Compensation and the Rate of Unemployment: The Irish Experience (Paper read to Conference on Unemployment Insurance and Unemployment Rates, Fraser Institute, Vancouver, B.C., Canada 1-4 September 1976)***by*Walsh, B.**ME120 The Future of Jobs in Ireland***by*Geary, R.**ME119 Job Creation Since the Foundation of the State***by*Kennedy, Kieran A.**ME118 Randomisation and the Von Neumann Function: A Variance Formula and a Problem***by*Geary, R.**ME117 The Green Pound***by*O'Connor, R.**ME116 The Green Pound***by*Geary, R. & Dempsey, M**ME114 Economic and Social Planning - Aims and Methods (Paper read to Annual Summer Course, Johnstown Castle, Wexford, 19 July 1976)***by*Vaughan, R. N.**ME113 The Place of the Research Assistant in the Organisation and Conduct of Research Projects***by*O'Connor, R.**ME112 Social Science Policy in Norway***by*O'Connor, R.**ME111 Impressions of Israel***by*Kennedy, Kieran A.**ME110 The KOYCK Transformation***by*Geary, R.**ME109 Welfare Measurement and the National Accounts***by*Kennedy, Kieran A.**ME108 Impressions of Sweden***by*O'Connor, R. & Mangan, P**ME107 Report on State Supported Nurseries in Ireland***by*Scott, Susan**ME105 The Method of Path Coefficients and OLS Regression***by*Geary, R.**ME104 Factor Fiction. A Monte Carlo Approach to Factor Analysis (ESRI Seminar Paper, 17 June 1975)***by*Whelan, Brendan J.

### 1975

**ME99 An Economic Evaluation of Irish Salmon Fishing: General Summary of Results***by*O'Connor, R. & Whelan, Brendan J. & McCashin, T.**ME98 Research Methodology***by*O'Connor, R.**ME97 Some Economic Implications of a Federal Ireland***by*Dowling, B. R.**ME96 How I Organise My Research***by*Kennedy, Kieran A.**ME95 Migration Patterns in Dublin County Borough***by*Johnson, N.**ME94 BRENDSC: A Computer Program for the Analysis of Survey Data***by*Whelan, Brendan J.**ME115 ESRI Responsiveness Enquiry***by*Kirwan, F. & Durkan, J.**ME106 The Foyle Fishery: Economic Aspects of Management (Lecture in Omagh, 15 October 1975)***by*O'Connor, R.**ME103 A Note on the Nature and Extent of Gambling in Ireland***by*Bruton, R.**ME102 Research Methodology: Some Illustrative Studies***by*Davis, E. E.**ME101 Impressions of a Visit to Denmark***by*Kennedy, Kieran A.**ME100 Breaking the Link with Sterling***by*Bruton, R.

### 1973

**ME93 A Note on Supply and Demand Function***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME81 Erroneous Formulae for International Comparison of Variability of Income***by*Geary, Roy C.

### 1972

**ME92 The ESRI Survey of the Attitudes of Post-Primary Teachers and Pupils - Volume III: Teacher's Perception of Educational Objectives: Special Appendix Tables***by*Raven, John & Handy, Ruth & Benson, C. & Henry, Eamon**ME91 The ESRI Survey of the Attitudes of Post-Primary Teachers and Pupils - Volume II: Teacher's Views on Examinations: Special Appendix Tables***by*Raven, John & Handy, Ruth & Hannan, Brian & Henry, Eamon**ME90 Special Appendices to Volume I***by*Raven, John & Handy, Ruth & Hannan, Brian & Henry, Eamon**ME89 The ESRI Survey of the Attitudes of Post-Primary Teachers and Pupils - Volume III: Teacher's Perception of Educational Objectives***by*Raven, John & Handy, Ruth & Hannan, Brian & Henry, Eamon**ME88 The ESRI Survey of the Attitudes of Post-Primary Teachers and Pupils - Volume II: Teacher's Views on Examinations***by*Raven, John & Handy, Ruth & Hannan, Brian & Henry, Eamon**ME87 The ESRI Survey of the Attitudes of Post-Primary Teachers and Pupils - Volume I: General Background Volume: Background to and Overview of the Survey; The Setting of the Enquiry: The Schools, Teachers and Pupils Surveyed; Technical Appendix on the Sample***by*Raven, John & Hannan, Brian & Handy, Ruth & Benson, Ciaran & Wilson, Keith & Henry, Eamon**ME86 A Possible List of Aims for the Junior Cycle of Post-Primary Education, Together with their Implications for Educational Practice (for the Department of Education Inter-Cert Committee 1972)***by*Raven, John**ME80 The Role of the Social Scientist in the Community***by*Raven, John**ME79 Community Schools***by*Raven, John**ME77 The Economics of Rehabilitation***by*Kennedy, Kieran A.**ME76 REGRECON - A Multiple-Option Regression Program for Use in Econometric Research***by*Neary, Peter**ME75 Identification of Cause and Effect Application to Irish GNP and Money Supply: 1 Theory***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME74 Actual and Shadow Prices in Linear Programming***by*Geary, Roy C. & Scott, S.

### 1971

**ME85 Toward a Measure of Achievement Press in Educational Settings***by*Raven, John & Handy, Ruth**ME72 Identification of Individual Abnormalities in Least Squares Regression***by*Geary, Roy C.

### 1970

**ME84 Notes on Developments in the Technology of Educational Evaluation (for Department of Education Inter Cert Committee, 1971)***by*Raven, John**ME83 Developing the Entrepreneurial Spirit***by*Raven, John**ME71 Estimating the Cost of Equal Pay in Irish Industry***by*Walsh, B. M.**ME70 Migration to the United Kingdom from Ireland, 1961-66***by*Walsh, B**ME69 On Testing for Uniformity of Fit in Regression: An Econometric Case Study***by*Pratschke, J. L.**ME68 Should Regression in Time Series be Computed Using Original Data or their Deltas?***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME67 Adjusted and Unadjusted "R2". Further Evidence from Irish Data (revised May 1970)***by*Pratschke, J. L.**ME66a On Rate of Change Per Cent Per Annum Over a Period of Years***by*Geary, Roy C.

### 1969

**ME82 Memorandum on Adult Education***by*Raven, John & Molloy, E. S.**ME73a Alvin Toffler on Future Change***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME73 Report on Exploratory Work Carried Out Prior to Initiating a Programme of Research into Values, Attitudes and Social Structures Associated with the Development of Different Types of Society***by*Raven, John & Molloy, E. S.**ME66 Should Weighted or Unweighted Data be Used in Analysis?***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME65 A Property of Conditioned Least Squares Estimation in Linear Multivariate Regression***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME64 The 2x2 Contingency Table as a Test for Residual Autocorrelation***by*Pratschke, J. L.**ME63 Memorandum on Adult Education***by*Raven, John & Molloy, E. S.**ME62 Social and Economic Development***by*Raven, John**ME61 Prices of Industrial Output in Ireland: A Note***by*Pratschke, J. L.**ME60 Non Parametric Tests for Uniformity of Fit in Least Squares Regression using Cross Section Data: A Comparison***by*Pratschke, J. L.**ME59 Effect of Grouping on the Efficiency of Least Squares Regression - Study of a Simple Case***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME58 Reflections on the CSO Memorandum on "Population Projections"***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME57 Relative Efficiency of Count Sign Changes for Assessing Residual Autoregression in Least Square Regression (revised)***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME48 The Cattle-Fodder Problem***by*Geary, Roy C.

### 1968

**ME56 Estimation of Quarterly Aggregates of GNP 1961-66***by*Geary, Roy C. & O'Donoghue, T.**ME55 The Dependency Ratio Controversy***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME54 A Note on the Incidence of Inter-Generational Social Mobility in Dublin***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME53 Economic Development and Social Values in Ireland: A First Assessment***by*Hutchinson, B. A.**ME52 Present Day and Future Emigration from Ireland in Historical Perspective***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME51 Forecasting Power of Particular Models for Ireland and USA***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME50 Can Cause and Effect be Distinguished by Simple Regression? (June 1968, revised August 1968) Regression (5 April 1967)***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME49 A Note on Leser's Paper "A New Basic Model of the Irish Economy" (ESRI Memo, 41)***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME47 A Note on Obsolescence***by*Geary, Roy C.

### 1967

**ME46 Comparative Efficiency of Maximum Likelihood and Ex Ante Reduced Form Methods of Solution of Behaviouristic Equations for Forecasting and Policy-Making***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME45 Should Behaviouristic Equations in Time Series be Computed in Terms of Absolute Level Variables of their Deltas?***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME44 Employment Functions for Industry Groups***by*Leser, C. E. V.**ME43 Selection of Independent Variables in Multivariate Regression***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME42 Most Efficient Least Squares Estimator in Multivariate Regression (revised)***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME41 A New Basic Model of the Irish Economy***by*Leser, C. E. V.**ME40 Industrialisation in Developing Countries***by*Leser, C. E. V.**ME39 The Effect on R2 of Adding an Independent Variate in Multivariate Regression***by*Geary, Roy C.

### 1966

**ME38 Prices and Economic Planning***by*Simpson, D. R. F.**ME37 Structural Parameter Estimation with Omitted Variables***by*Simpson, D. R. F.**ME36 The General Price Level and the External Trading Gain***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME35 A Detailed Projection of the Irish Economy to 1970***by*McGilvray, J. & Simpson, D. R. F.**ME34 Adaptation of the CSO 1960 Input-Output Table for Decision-Making Use***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME33 Prices in Ireland: Notes for an Enquiry***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME32 A Study of Imports: Some Results***by*Leser, C. E. V.**ME31 Some Projections for 1966 (ed. by C. E. V. Leser)***by*Leser, C. E. V. (ed.)

### 1965

**ME30 Residual Heterovariance and Estimation Efficiency in Regression***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME29 Reforming the World's Money: by Sir Roy Harrod***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME28 Selection of Significant Regressors form a Large Set: Notes for an Enquiry***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME27 Ex-Post Determination of Significance in Multivariate Regression when the Independent Variables are Orthogonal***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME26 Direct Estimation of Seasonal Variation***by*Leser, C. E. V.**ME25 Economic Planning in Ireland***by*Simpson, D. R. F.**ME24 The Role of Macro-Economic Models in Short-term Forecasting***by*Leser, C. E. V.**ME23 New Industries in an Open Economy***by*Simpson, D. R. F.**ME22 Notes on an Input-Output Decision Model for Ireland: A Memorandum***by*Simpson, D. R. F.**ME21 Recent Demographic Developments in Ireland***by*Leser, C. E. V.**ME20 Seasonality in Irish Economic Statistics***by*Leser, C. E. V.

### 1964

**ME19 The Nature of Residual Error in the Time Series***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME18 Comparison of the Average Critical Point and the Power Function Methods of Adjudging Relative Efficiency of Statistical Tests***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME17 Correcting for Seasonality: 2. Correction of Moving Average for Trend, especially at High or Low Turning Points***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME16 Correcting for Seasonality: 1. The Regression Method, with an Application to Irish Data***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME15 The Inefficiency of the Von Neumann Ratio in Time Series Regression***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME14 Macro-Economic Model Building for Ireland***by*Leser, C. E. V.**ME13 Do-It-Yourself Economics of the Firm: First Draft of a Statistical Scheme***by*Geary, Roy C.

### 1962

**ME9 Some Observations on Irish Economic Structure and Growth***by*Leser, C. E. V.**ME8 Projection of the Irish Economy to 1965***by*McGilvray, J.**ME7 Trends in the Irish Consumption Pattern***by*Leser, C. E. V.**ME6 Economic Growth and Manpower***by*Leser, C. E. V.**ME5 A Simple Macroeconomic Growth Model: Part III***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME4 A Simple Macroeconomic Growth Model: Part II***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME3 A Simple Macroeconomic Growth Model: Part I***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME2 The Comparative Position of Irish Manufacturing Industry***by*Nevin, E. T.**ME12 A Further Note on Economic Growth and Manpower***by*Leser, C. E. V.**ME11 An Experimental Input-Output Decision Model for Ireland***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME10 Efficiency of Irish Industrial Establishments: Part I***by*Geary, Roy C.**ME1 Relative Efficiency of the Split-Matrix Method for Matrix Inversion and for the Solution of Linear Simultaneous Equations***by*Geary, R. C.