Irish Society

Simple comparisons overstate differences between Irish and UK work incentives


Comparisons based simply on “top line” figures such as rates of income tax and welfare payments can overstate the differences...  



New ESRI research discusses requirements for achieving universal healthcare in Ireland


Today, Thursday 16 June, the ESRI published a paper examining the rationale and the requirements for achieving universal healthcare, which...  



Minimum wage increases have little impact on household poverty


A new ESRI study finds that workers on low hourly pay are often found in households with incomes close to...  



Few targeted labour market integration supports exist for refugees


A new report published today (Wednesday, 1 June 2016) by the ESRI finds that Ireland has not developed a system...  



Experiments Show When Consumers Are Vulnerable to Mistakes


Consumers are likely to make costly mistakes when descriptions of products force them to think about too many things at...  



ESRI Publishes New Research on Parental Expectations of Children with Disabilities


Today, 12 May 2016, the ESRI published Parental Educational Expectations of Children with Disabilities. The report, commissioned by the National...  



ESRI Research Reviews New Support Programme for Newly Qualified Teachers


A new research report, ‘Review of the Droichead Teacher Induction Pilot Programme’, was published today by the ESRI and the...  



What do Groupthink, Energy Bills and Smoking all have in Common? 


All are topics under discussion at the Irish Economics and Psychology conference in Dublin today Leading experts in behavioural economics...  



New publication shows that the non-EU employment permits system increasingly responds to labour market information


A new report Determining Labour and Skills Shortages and the Need for Labour Migration in Ireland published today (Wednesday, 25...  



New Study finds that Proposed White Paper Model of Universal Health Insurance would increase Irish Healthcare Expenditure


A new research report, “An Examination of the Potential Costs of Universal Health Insurance (UHI) in Ireland”, was published today...  





© 2015 The Economic and Social Research Institute. All rights reserved. Website by JET Design