UCD Centre for Economic Research 2010 Papers

WP10/01 Olivier Bargain and Olivier Donni: "The Measurement of Child Costs: A Rothbarth-Type Method Consistent with Scale Economies" January 2010
WP10/02 Olivier Bargain, Monnet Gbakou and Olivier Donni: "The Measurement of Child Costs: Evidence from Ireland" January 2010
WP10/03 Olivier Bargain and Prudence Kwenda: "Is Informality Bad? - Evidence from Brazil, Mexico and South Africa" January 2010
WP10/04  Kevin Denny and Wen Zhang: "In praise of ambidexterity:how a continuum of handedness predicts social adjustment"  March 2010
WP10/05  Kevin Denny and Orla Doyle: "The causal effect of breastfeeding on children’s cognitive development:
A quasi-experimental design" March 2010
WP10/06 David Madden: "A Profile of Obesity in Ireland, 2002-2007" March 2010
WP10/07 Svetlana Batrakova and Ronald B Davies: "Is there an environmental benefit to being an exporter? Evidence from firm level data" March 2010
WP10/08 Ronald B Davies and Lourenço S Paz: "Tariffs Versus VAT in the Presence of Heterogeneous Firms and an Informal Sector"  April 2010
WP10/09 Matthew T Cole: "Not All Trade Restrictions are Created Equally" April 2010
WP10/10 Sandra E Black and Paul J Devereux: "Recent Developments in Intergenerational Mobility" April 2010
WP10/11 Kevin Denny, Orla Doyle, Patricia O’Reilly and Vincent O’Sullivan: "Money, Mentoring and Making Friends: The Impact of a Multidimensional Access Program on Student Performance" April 2010
WP10/12 Antonello D’Agostino, Kieran McQuinn and Karl Whelan: "Are Some Forecasters Really Better Than Others?" April 2010
WP10/13 Karl Whelan: "Global Imbalances and the Financial Crisis" April 2010
WP10/14 Morgan Kelly and Cormac Ó Gráda: "The Economic Impact of the Little Ice Age" April 2010
WP10/15 David Madden: "The Impact of an Economic Boom on the Level and Distribution of Well-Being: Ireland, 1994-2001" May 2010
WP10/16 Sandra E Black, Paul J Devereux and Kjell G Salvanes: "Under Pressure? The Effect of Peers on Outcomes of Young Adults" May 2010
WP10/17 Kevin Denny: "What did abolishing university fees in Ireland do?" May 2010
WP10/18 Ronald B Davies: "The Silver Lining of Red Tape" May 2010
WP10/19 Matthew T Cole:  'Distorted Trade Barriers: A Comment on “Distorted Gravity”' June 2010
WP10/20 Cormac Ó Gráda: "Famines Past, Famine’s Future" June 2010
WP10/21 

Cormac Ó Gráda: "‘Sufficiency and Sufficiency and Sufficiency’: Revisiting the Bengal Famine of 1943-44" June 2010

WP10/22  Cormac Ó Gráda: "School Attendance and Literacy before the Famine: A Simple Baronial Analysis" July 2010
WP10/23 Colm McCarthy: "Economic Aspects of Personal Injury Compensation in Ireland" July 2010
WP10/24 Matthew T Cole and Ronald B Davies: "Royale with Cheese: The Effect of Globalization on the Variety of Goods" July 2010
WP10/25 Martin Ryan, Liam Delaney and Colm Harmon: "Micro-Level Determinants of Lecture Attendance and Additional Study-Hours" August 2010
WP10/26 Morgan Kelly and Cormac Ó Gráda: "Living Standards and Mortality since the Middle Ages" September 2010
WP10/27 Karl Whelan: "The Future for Eurozone Financial Stability Policy" September 2010
WP10/28 Eric Strobl and Frank Walsh: "The Minimum Wage and Hours per Worker" October 2010
WP10/29 David Madden: "The Socioeconomic Gradient of Obesity in Ireland" October 2010
WP10/30 Olivier Bargain, Herwig Immervoll, Andreas Peichl and Sebastian Siegloch: "Distributional Consequences of Labor Demand Adjustments to a Downturn: A Model-based Approach with Application to Germany 2008-09" October 2010
WP10/31 Olivier Bargain, Libertad González, Claire Keane and Berkay Özcan: "Female Labor Supply and Divorce: New Evidence from Ireland" October 2010
WP10/32 Olivier Bargain: "Back to the Future - Decomposition Analysis of Distributive Policies using Behavioural Simulations" October 2010
WP10/33 Olivier Bargain and Claire Keane: "Tax-Benefit Revealed Redistributive Preferences Over Time: Ireland 1987-2005" October 2010
WP10/34 Ivan Pastine and Tuvana Pastine: "Political Campaign Spending Limits" October 2010
WP10/35 Brendan Walsh and Dermot Walsh: "Suicide in Ireland: The Influence of Alcohol and Unemployment" October 2010
WP10/36 Kevin Denny: "Height and well-being amongst older Europeans" October 2010
WP10/37 Alan Fernihough: "Malthusian Dynamics in a Diverging Europe: Northern Italy 1650-1881" November 2010
WP10/38 Cormac Ó Gráda: "The Last Major Irish Bank Failure: Lessons for Today?" November 2010 
WP10/39 Kevin Denny and Veruska Oppedisano: "Class Size Effects: Evidence Using a New Estimation Technique" December 2010
WP10/40  Robert Gillanders and Karl Whelan: "Open For Business? Institutions, Business Environment and Economic Development" December 2010
WP10/41 Karl Whelan: "EU Economic Governance: Less Might Work Better Than More" December 2010