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New ESRI research examines the sensitivity of income tax and USC revenues to changes in income


Income tax (including USC) is the largest individual source of tax revenue in Ireland, accounting for over 35 per cent...  



Growth to remain strong in 2017 and 2018


GDP growth forecast at 3.8 per cent in 2017 and 3.6 per cent in 2018 Growth will be driven by...  



Two-pronged approach needed to ensure jobs for all those with a disability who want to work


A new report published by the ESRI today (16 March 2017) finds that people with a disability are less likely...  



Irish consumers slightly more cautious in February


Modest drop in Irish consumer sentiment mirrors international trend Drop in index broadly based but doesn’t fully reverse January’s gains...  



New research monitors the integration of immigrants into Irish society


Mr David Stanton, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration & Integration, will launch a new report...  



Strong January Consumer Sentiment Reading Likely Explained By Seasonal Influences And A Trump ‘Honeymoon’


Sharp jump in sentiment to best level in seven months We estimate Christmas/New Year effects responsible for about three quarters...  



New report examines the prevalence and impact of sub-minimum wage rates for young people


Today the ESRI and the Low Pay Commission jointly published “A Study of Sub-Minimum Wage Rates for Young People”, a...  



Education key to improving employment and living circumstances of Travellers


A new report published by the ESRI today (17 January 2017) finds that education is key to improving the employment...  



Savings Index falls in December, led by drop in people’s ability to save – but precautionary saving holds up during Christmas season


Key Highlights  Savings Index falls to 112 points in December from 126 in November Savings Attitude Index falls to 110...  



Joint GAA/GPA/ESRI research project aims to support welfare of inter-county players


As part of the new working arrangements between the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and the Gaelic Players Association (GPA), the...  





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