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Irish consumer sentiment surprisingly strong In June


Large monthly rise pushes sentiment to best level since February 2016 Jump may reflect reduced fears of hard Brexit after...  



ESRI Director Alan Barrett will speak at Citizens’ Assembly


On Saturday 8 July, ESRI Director Alan Barrett will speak at the Citizens’ Assembly on the topic of  “The implications...  



Non-EU students and undocumented migrants among those illegally employed


The ESRI published new research today (6 July 2017) examining the illegal employment of non-EU nationals in Ireland. Illegal employment...  



National Economic Dialogue – Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 June


The National Economic Dialogue takes place in Dublin Castle on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 June. It is hosted by...  



Economic growth set to remain solid in 2017 and 2018


GDP growth forecast at 3.8 per cent in 2017 and 3.6 per cent in 2018 Domestic factors contributing to higher...  



Irish energy policy should prioritise sustainability, security and competitiveness regardless of Brexit impact


Research published today (Wednesday, 21 June 2017) by the ESRI re-evaluates Irish energy policy in light of Brexit, and makes...  



In-work Benefits: Can Ireland learn from international experience?


In-work benefit programmes, designed to “make work pay” for families with children, have grown rapidly in many countries. In Ireland,...  



Income inequality was stable during the recession


While income inequality has been rising in many OECD countries, Ireland’s experience has been quite different. Overall income inequality in...  



Consumer sentiment slips in May as risks remain and income gains disappoint


Sentiment Survey Suggests Conditions Slightly Better But Irish Consumers Aren’t Seeing A Boom Marginal monthly drop enough to prompt weakest...  



New legislation has narrowed eligibility for family reunification for refugees


The ESRI published new research today (30 May 2017) examining the process by which refugees and migrants reunite with their...  





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