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  • Accounting for Skill Levels in Recreational Demand Modelling using a Clustered RUM approach 

    Garvey, Eoghan (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2005)
    We adapt the standard random utility model to take account of the heterogeneity of recreational preferences by using what we call a 'clustered conditional logit framework'. By separating out our sample of whitewater ...
  • Benefits and Costs of Methane Emission Reduction in the Irish National Herd 

    Garvey, Eoghan; Mc Inerney, Niall (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2004)
    In this paper, we compare many of the widely available estimated global benefits of abatement with the costs to Irish agriculture, as estimated by the CAPRI model. We apply the model to Ireland only, in a simple comparative ...
  • Cost of Living Indices and Flexible Consumption Behaviour: A partial critique 

    Garvey, Eoghan; Murphy, Eithne (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2005)
    This paper questions the alleged superiority of superlative prices indices (like the Fisher index) over more standard base year indices (like the Laspeyre index) as measures of changes in the 'cost of living' (COL). The ...
  • Measuring the Employment Effects of the Rural Renewal Tax Scheme 

    Keane, Michael J.; Garvey, Eoghan (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2003)
    This paper presents evidence on the effectiveness of the Rural Renewal Tax Scheme introduced by the Irish Government in 1998. The rationale for the scheme puts the emphasis on new economic activity and economic growth in ...
  • The Off-Farm Labour Force Participation of Mayo Farm Households 

    Brick, Aoife; Garvey, Eoghan; Cuddy, Michael (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2005)
    The objective of this paper is to examine the factors affecting both participation in an off-farm job and the number of hours worked off-farm by couples in farm households in an Irish region. Data from 278 farm households ...
  • Performance, Position and Competition between Places 

    Garvey, Eoghan; Keane, Michael J.; Cullinan, John (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2008)
    The paper uses a finite mixture modelling approach to investigate the likely determinants of relative economic performance of Irish towns. The particular success factors that we focus on are measures of connectivity, ...
  • Quantifying the Effects of Decoupling on Agriculture in Ireland s NUTS 3 Regions 

    Garvey, Eoghan; McInerney, Niall; Cuddy, Michael P. (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2004)
    In this paper we adapt the CAPRI model to facilitate an analysis of CAP reform on agriculture in Ireland's NUTS 3 regions. We make assumptions about how the Luxembourg Agreement will be implemented in the Member States ...
  • Three essays on the impact of the Common Agricultural Policy on Irish farms 

    O'Neill, Stephen (2014-03-31)
    Since its establishment by the Treaty of Rome in 1958, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has had a huge impact on the agricultural sector in Europe and more widely. The original CAP altered production incentives, ...