The ESRI publishes a number of regular reports which assess and benchmark factors affecting the Irish economy. The principle publication is the Quarterly Economic Commentary, which analyses of current economic trends and the provides of macro-economic forecasts for a one-to-two year period.
Consumer Sentiment Index
The Consumer Sentiment Index is a monthly report (electronic) produced jointly by the ESRI and KBC Bank Ireland.
Consumer spending is an important element of economic growth. The KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI index of consumer sentiment aims to fill the existing gap in information on the consumer sector, providing an additional piece of information that may be used by those analysing, or interested in, the health of the economy. [more]
The Savings Index is a monthly report (electronic) produced jointly by the ESRI and Nationwide (UK) Ireland. It is constructed from monthly research on the attitudes of Irish consumers towards saving.
The subindices measure peoples’ responses to questions on their attitudes and behaviour towards saving (Savings Attitude Index) and conditions in the wider environment (Savings Environment Index). [more]
PRTB/ESRI Rent Index
Separate indices are calculated for the national market, the national house market, and the national apartment market. Similar indices are calculated for Dublin and Outside Dublin. [more]
AIB/ESRI Housing Market Index
Quarterly Economic Commentary