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Consumers Are Confused by Personal Loans


Consumers find personal loans confusing and struggle to choose the right one, according to a new ESRI report, An Experimental...  



Irish Consumers A Little More Optimistic In June (Before Brexit)


Good news on jobs drives uptick in confidence Consumers still struggling to make sense of rapidly changing economic prospects Brexit...  



ESRI Director to Chair National Economic Dialogue


The National Economic Dialogue takes place in Dublin Castle on Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th June, hosted by the Department...  



Latest ESRI forecast predicts strong GDP growth to continue into 2016


GDP expected to grow at approximately 4.6 per cent in 2016 Initial forecasts for 2017 indicate that GDP will grow...  



Simple comparisons overstate differences between Irish and UK work incentives


Comparisons based simply on “top line” figures such as rates of income tax and welfare payments can overstate the differences...  



New ESRI research discusses requirements for achieving universal healthcare in Ireland


Today, Thursday 16 June, the ESRI published a paper examining the rationale and the requirements for achieving universal healthcare, which...  



Minimum wage increases have little impact on household poverty


A new ESRI study finds that workers on low hourly pay are often found in households with incomes close to...  



New ESRI Research Examines the Impact of Corporate Taxation on Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to Ireland and Other EU Countries 


Today, Tuesday 14 June, the ESRI published new research titled Corporate Taxation and Foreign Direct Investment in EU Countries: Policy Implications...  



Growing Up in Ireland Conference: Call for Abstracts


Growing Up in Ireland – the National Longitudinal Study of Children, will hold its eighth annual research conference on Thursday...  



Slower Rate of Growth in Private Sector Rents


The latest rent index shows that rents continued to increase in Q1, 2016, when compared with Q 4, 2015, although...  





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