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  • Caring and disability in long-stay institutions 

    O'Shea, Eamon (National University of Ireland, Galway, 1995-09)
    The paper investigates the empirical relationship between the dependency characteristics of elderly residents and the amount of care provided by health care professionals in a selected number of long-stay institutions in ...
  • Caring and Theories of Welfare Economics 

    O'Shea, Eamon; Kennelly, Brendan (National University of Ireland, Galway, 1995-11)
    This paper explores the relationship between theories of welfare economics and our understanding of the care of old people within families. It is difficult to make sense of family care relationships within the framework ...
  • Do Ordering Effects Matter in Willingness-to-pay Studies of Health Care? 

    Stewart, Jennifer; O'Shea, Eamon; Donaldson, Cam; Shackley, Phil (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2000)
    Willingness-to-pay studies are increasingly being used in the evaluation of health care programmes. There are, however, methodological issues that need to be resolved before the potential of willingness-to-pay can be fully ...
  • Measuring Trends in Male Mortality by Socio-Economic Group in Ireland: A Note on the Quality of Data 

    O'Shea, Eamon (National University of Ireland, Galway, 1999)
    The objective of this paper is to examine measurement issues and data problems in the analysis of trends in male mortality differentials by socio-economic group in Ireland between 1981 and 1991. The study is based on ...
  • Postponing Maternity in Ireland 

    O'Donoghue, Cathal; O'Shea, Eamon (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2004)
    As in many other developed countries, Ireland in recent decades has experienced a postponement of maternity. In this paper we consider the main trends in this phenomenon, considering changes in first and later births ...