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ESRI pays tribute to founding father Dr TK Whitaker


Today the Economic and Social Research Institute pays tribute to Thomas Kenneth Whitaker, eminent Irish economist and public servant who...  



Irish Consumer Sentiment Ends 2016 On A Nervous Note


Modest monthly decline sufficient to push sentiment to 22 month low Increased uncertainty rather than notably weaker conditions undermining confidence...  



Christmas Message


The Institute will be closed for the Christmas break from the afternoon of Friday 23rd December until 8.45 am on...  



ESRI forecasts continuing growth led by domestic sources in 2017


GDP growth forecast at 4.2 per cent in 2016 and 3.5 per cent in 2017 Robust consumption and investment growth...  



Distributional Impact of Tax and Welfare Policies: Budget 2017


New analysis by ESRI researchers shows that Budget 2017 led to small gains for all income groups, with the greatest...  



Ireland records large increase in refugee resettlement but overall numbers remain low


A new report published today (Tuesday, 13 December 2016) by the ESRI finds that the number of refugees resettled to...  



ESRI founder Dr. T.K. Whitaker celebrates his 100th birthday


On 8 December 2016 the ESRI’s founder, Dr. T.K. Whitaker celebrates his 100th birthday. Dr. Whitaker was one of an...  



Call for Papers: EUROFRAME Conference — Growth and Inequality: Challenges for EU Economies


Euroframe Conference on Economic Policy Issues in the European Union Growth and inequality: Challenges for EU economies  Friday, 9 June 2017,...  



The ESRI publishes a new medium-term outlook for the Irish economy


The ESRI published Ireland’s Economic Outlook: Perspectives and Policy Challenges today (5 December 2016). The research uses a new macroeconomic...  



Irish Consumers Stay Cautious In November


Irish Consumer Sentiment Index effectively unchanged in November Steady reading contrasts with marked changes in consumers’ moods elsewhere Irish consumers...  





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