UCD Centre for Economic Research 2008 Papers

WP08/01Derek Bond, Michael J Harrison, Niall Hession and Edward J O'Brien: "Nonlinearity as an Explanation of the Forward Exchange Rate Anomaly" January 2008
WP08/02
Cormac Ó Gráda:"Economic Status, Religion, and Demography in an Ulster Town a Century Ago" January 2008
WP08/03David Madden: "Gender Differences in Mental Well-Being: A Decomposition Analysis" January 2008
WP08/04
Cormac Ó Gráda:"The Early History of Irish Savings Banks" February 2008
WP08/05Patrick Massey and Moore McDowell: "Joint Dominance and Tacit Collusion: An Analysis of the Irish Vodafone/O2 Case and the Implications for Competition and Regulatory Policy" March 2008
WP08/06 Ann M Carlos, Karen Maguire and Larry Neal: "“A knavish people ...so dextrous in bargaining that it is impossible for Christians to expect any advantage in their dealings with them”: London Jewry and the Stockmarket during the South Sea Bubble" April 2008
WP08/07Colm McCarthy and Sue Scott "Controlling the Cost of Controlling the Climate: The Irish Government’s Climate Change Strategy" April 2008
WP08/08 Liam Delaney, Colm Harmon, Arie Kapteyn, Arthur Van Soest, and James P Smith: "Validating the Use of Vignettes for Subjective Threshold Scales" April 2008
WP08/09Liam Delaney, Arie Kapteyn, and James P Smith: "Why do some Irish drink so much?" April 2008
WP08/10 Liam Delaney, Kevin Denny, Caroline Rawdon, Richard AP Roche, and Wen Zhang: "Event-related Potentials reveal differential Brain Regions implicated in Discounting in Two Tasks" April 2008
WP08/11Liam Delaney, Colm Harmon, Cecily Kelleher, and Caroline Kenny: "The Determinants of Self-Rated Health in the Republic of Ireland: Further Evidence and Future Directions" April 2008
WP08/12 Cormac Ó Gráda: "Éirvana" April 2008
WP08/13David Madden: "Ordinal and Cardinal Measures of Health Inequality: An Empirical Comparison" May 2008
WP08/14 Kevin Denny : "Handedness and Depression: Evidence from a Large Population Survey" May 2008
WP08/15David Madden: "Health and Income Poverty in Ireland, 2003-2006" July 2008
WP08/16 Olivier Bargain and Amedeo Spadaro: "Optimal Taxation, Social Contract and the Four Worlds of Welfare Capitalism" July 2008
WP08/17Daniel A. Ackerberg and Paul J. Devereux: "Improved Jive Estimators for Overidentified Linear Models with and without Heteroskedasticity" August 2008
WP08/18 Cormac Ó Gráda: "The Irish Economy half a Century ago" August 2008
WP08/19Michael Daly, Liam Delaney and Colm Harmon: "Psychological and Biological Foundations of Time Preference: Evidence from a Day Reconstruction Study with Biological Tracking" August 2008
WP08/20 Paul J. Devereux and Gautam Tripathi: "Optimally combining Censored and Uncensored Datasets" September 2008
WP08/21Martina Lawless and Karl Whelan: "Where Do Firms Export, How Much, and Why?" September 2008
WP08/22 Cormac Ó Gráda: "How the Poor (and not-so-poor) Saved: Savings Banks in Mid-Nineteenth Century Ireland and America" October 2008
WP08/23Fergal McCann: "Business Networks and Inward FDI Policy" November 2008
WP08/24 Cormac Ó Gráda: "Researching the Early History of Savings Banks in New York and in Ireland" December 2008