Irish Economy

Two-Speed Recovery? Spatial Development in Ireland


ESRI Research Note suggests that the “two-tier recovery” merely reflects longstanding problems not addressed during the boom years



Savings Index Increases 10 Points


The Nationwide UK (Ireland) / ESRI Savings Index, which measures overall sentiment towards saving, increased to 104 in November, up...  



Consumer Sentiment Remains Unchanged in November


Mood Of Irish Consumers Holds Steady In November The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index is broadly unchanged in November...  



Savings Index Experiences Sharp Decline in October


Savings Index falls to lowest level in 10 months The Nationwide UK (Ireland) / ESRI Savings Index, which measures overall...  



Consumer Sentiment Decreases in October


The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index decreased in October to 85.5, from 92.8 in September. The 3-month moving average...  



Consumers More Confident in Ability to Save


Improvement in attitude to government policy and increasing satisfaction with amount being saved pushes Savings Index upwards The Nationwide UK...  



New Research Highlights the Varying Impact of Fiscal Policy on the Irish Economy


Influence of Government measures found to depend on the stage of the economic cycle



Consumer Sentiment increases in September


The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index increased in September to 92.8, from 87.1 in August. The 3-month moving average...  



New ESRI Research Highlights the Need for Timely Estimates of Irish GNP and GDP


Adoption of modern “nowcasting” approach could assist our policy process



Report Examines the Gender Impact of Tax-benefit Policy and Public Sector Pay Changes Over the Recession.


Results are a product of new ESRI approach which could be further developed to equality-proof budgets. An innovative approach to...  





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