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Informing Social Progress since 1966: ESRI Conference Marks 50 Years of Social Research


On Tuesday 29 November, the ESRI will hold a conference to mark the 50th year of conducting research on social issues,...  



The Product and Sector Level Impact of a Hard Brexit across the EU


The UK exit from the European Union (Brexit) is likely to have a range of impacts, with trade flows likely...  



Scenarios and Distributional Implications of a Household Wealth Tax in Ireland


This paper uses recently available information on the composition of household assets and liabilities to examine the impact of a...  



Coordinated response across a number of policy areas needed to address challenges of poverty and poor quality of life among vulnerable groups


A new report published by the ESRI and the Department of Social Protection today (16 November 2016) finds that income...  



The teaching profession continues to attract high achievers while diversity remains a challenge


A new report, published today (10 November) by the ESRI and the Teaching Council, provides new information on the profiles...  



Irish Consumer Confidences Slides Further In October


Monthly fall not dramatic but sufficient to push sentiment index to 20 month low Poorer assessment of household finances the...  



Savings Index falls after Budget as level of those who believe government encourages saving drops


Key Highlights: Savings Index Falls 10 points to 115 points after budget Savings Environment Index, asking if government policies encourage...  



Modelling the Medium to Long Term Potential Macroeconomic Impact of Brexit on Ireland


There is almost a complete consensus in the international literature that BREXIT will have a negative effect on the UK...  



The Growing Up in Ireland children come of age


The life of a 17/18-year-old in 2016 The latest research findings from the Growing Up in Ireland study provide significant...  



Socio-emotional Outcomes at Age Five: Does Childcare Make a Difference?


New research published today by the ESRI and Pobal investigates the effects of childcare in early life on children’s socio-emotional...  





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