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Alan Barrett chairs National Economic Dialogue 2018


The National Economic Dialogue takes place in Dublin Castle on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 June. It is hosted by the Department...  



Economic growth to remain significant in 2018 and 2019


Strong growth is likely to persist in the Irish economy through 2018 and 2019, as indicated by the underlying trends...  



Discrimination and Inequality in Housing in Ireland Set Out in New Research


Human Rights and Equality Commission and ESRI Publish Findings New research has shown that specific groups, including people with disabilities,...  



Satellite accounts needed to understand Ireland’s globalised economy


The traditional National Accounts published by the CSO need to be supplemented by satellite accounts in order to understand the...  



Oireachtas Committee on Budgetary Oversight meet with ESRI representatives


ESRI director Alan Barrett and ESRI researchers Kieran McQuinn and Maev-Ann Wren presented to the Oireachtas Budgetary Oversight Committee on...  



Bank of Ireland/ESRI Savings and Investment Index shows greater optimism about retirement


One third of people say it will be ‘easy’ for them to live comfortably in retirement Savers split down age...  



Housing crisis and processing backlogs contributing to bottlenecks in asylum system


The changeover to new asylum procedures and the housing crisis have contributed to significant delays in the length of time...  



Irish consumer confidence slightly stronger in May


Irish consumer confidence slightly stronger in May Sentiment index recovers two thirds of April drop Spending plans rebound but consumers...  



Most children settle in well to primary school


Report looks at ways to help children who face greater challenges The vast majority of five year olds are positive...  



Tax relief on pension contributions mainly benefits high-income households


New ESRI analysis finds that high-income households gain the most from tax relief on pension contributions in Ireland, compared with...  





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