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Savings Index Down in December


All three main indices declined in December. The Savings Index fell to 104 index points from 116 last month. The...  



Consumer Sentiment Increases in December


Full Report The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index increased from 103.1 in November to 103.9 this month. The 3-month...  



Latest ESRI forecast predicts strong GDP growth in 2015 to continue into 2016


Economic growth is expected to be strong in 2015 and 2016, with Ireland’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) forecast to grow...  



Distributional Impact of Tax, Welfare and Public Service Pay Policies: Budget 2016 and Budgets 2009-2016


A new paper published today (Wednesday, 15th December 2015) by the ESRI examines the “cash” or “first round” impact of...  



Nationwide UK / ESRI Savings Index rises in November


The main Savings Index has increased this month. The savings attitude index also increased while the Savings environment index fell...  



Consumer Sentiment rises in November


The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index increased from 101.3 in October to 103.1 this month. The 3-month moving average...  



Latest Growing Up in Ireland report examines the effects of Early Childcare on Cognitive Development


The study finds no difference overall in cognitive outcomes at age five between those cared for at home, and those...  



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...  



Making labour migration work: Identifying skills shortages and attracting migrant workers as part of the solution


This joint conference hosted by EMN Ireland, within the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), and the Department of Jobs,...  



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...  





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