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  • Sirr, Gordon (University of Limerick, 2015)
    This thesis consists of four individual essays which are framed by an introductory and a concluding chapter. While independent from each other, the essays all focus on the topic of foreign investment in developing and ...
  • Egan, Paul G (University of Limerick, 2015)
    China’s economic achievement over the past three decades has been remarkable. It has managed to maintain a sustained period of unprecedented growth since its reform and “opening-up” policies of 1978. As China is now as ...
  • O'Regan, Bernadette; Moles, Richard (Environmental Protection Agency, 2009)
    A key feature of the Irish economy is the strong presence of small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It is estimated that SMEs are responsible for 70% of industrial pollution across the European Union (EU). This ...
  • Dowd, Kieran P; Murphy, A.M; Scully, Paul; Letshwiti, J.B; O'Gorman, Clodagh S (The Irish Medical Organization, 2015)
    This study describes the establishment of a pilot Paediatric Obesity Clinic (POC) in the University Hospital Limerick (UHL). Referrals were received from consultant paediatricians in the catchment areas of UHL for paediatric ...
  • McGuirk, Helen (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Innovation is a well-recognised determinant of growth in firms, regions and the economy as a whole. Many studies focus on tangible conditions and factors related to innovation, including human capital. Human capital is an ...
  • Howard, Róisín M; Conway, Richard; Harrison, Andrew J. (Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Limerick, 2015)
    Vertical jumps, such as drop jumps (DJ) and countermovement jumps (CMJ) are a very important measure in sports biomechanics research routinely used to monitor levels of performance in sports training and conditioning. As ...
  • Howard, Róisín M; Conway, Richard; Harrison, Andrew J. (The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2014)
    A method of estimating force using an accelerometer is presented. This model is based on estimating the resultant acceleration of a body at its centre of mass using a triaxial accelerometer. A data set of ground reaction ...
  • Morenz, Tino; Meier, Rene (IEEE Computer Society, 2008)
    Public transport vehicles often share a road network with other road users making their journeys susceptive to changing road conditions and especially to congestion. Travelers using such public transport increasingly ...
  • Beiniks, Stacia (University of Limerick, 2015)
    The question addressed by this research is; how can the concept of normative power be morally evaluated? In general terms, normative power is thought to be an ability or disposition, where A has normative power when it is ...
  • Foley, Catherine E. (University of St. Thomas * Center for Irish Studies, 2012)
    This paper addresses the ethnochoreological perspective in dance research and suggests that this perspecive assists in mediating conservative dualist approaches to dance studies in Ireland which traditionally focused on ...
  • Karpinska, Jolanta; Kuhs, Manuel; Rasmuson, Åke C; Erxleben, Andrea; McArdle, Patrick (International Union of Crystallography, 2012)
    The title compound, C17H19NO4, which is a non-toxic insect growth regulator with the common name fenoxycarb, contains two independent and conformationally different molecules in the asymmetric unit. Although the inter-ring ...
  • Healy, Amy Erbe (University of Limerick, 2012)
    This study has analysed food expenditure patterns to determine if consumption is converging both within and across nation states in the European Union. Convergence theory posits that with similar levels of economic ...
  • Costello, Rory; Thomassen, Jacques; Rosema, Martin (Routledge: Taylor and Francis, 2012)
    It is often said that European Parliament elections fail as an instrument to express the will of the European people. However, while the elections are not contested at the European level and are often dominated by national ...
  • Häge, Frank M (SAGE Publications, 2011)
    This article introduces the European Union Policy - Making (EUPOL) dataset. The dataset contains the complete records of the European Commission's PreLex database, which tracks the interactions between the European ...
  • Rees, Nicholas; Quinn, Bríd; Connaughton, Bernadette (University of Limerick, Department of Politics & Public Administration, 2006)
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  • Lyons, Mary Ellen (University of Limerick, 2014)
    This research focuses on assessing the extent to which Irish politics, policy and polity in the policy subsystem of social inclusion in Ireland have been Europeanized. Social inclusion is a subsystem that lies outside the ...
  • Carroll, Anthony (University of Limerick, 2014)
    In this study, I empirically examine the determinants of firms’ derivatives usage. Theory suggests that market exposure, manager-shareholder agency conflicts, and the threats of financial distress and underinvestment can ...
  • Sánchez García, Marifé; Manzano Soto, Nuria; Risquez, Angelica; Suárez Ortega, Magdalena (Instituto Nacional de Evaluación Educativa Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, 2011)
    En la validación del programa se empleó un diseño complejo de investigación evaluativa, del proceso y del producto, utilizando para la obtención de datos cuestionarios ad hoc, entrevistas, diarios, registros y grupos de ...
  • Martínez-Covarrubias, Juan Luis (University of Limerick, 2012)
    Developing countries have recently been emulating innovation policies implemented by developed countries with the firm conviction that it will improve their economic development prospects. Nevertheless, the specificities ...
  • Lynch, Nicola (University of Limerick, 2010)
    Business networks are used by firms as a tool for organising interdependent business activities, where such networks are defined as a cooperative arrangement between independent business organisations that can vary from ...