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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...  



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...  





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