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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...  



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...  





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