Daire is a Research Officer at the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics. His work there focuses on energy and resource economics, particularly energy efficiency, energy demand modelling and policy evaluation.
Daire was based at the ESRI from March 2012 to October 2016. During this time he completed a PhD in Energy Economics at TCD, and a Post-Doctoral fellowship at the ESRI, starting in October 2015. He also holds a BSc in Statistics and an MA in Economics from UCD.
He also worked for the ESRI as a Research Assistant in 2014, on a short-term project commissioned by the Department of Finance, investigating the relationship between location choice of multinational enterprises and corporate tax rates.
The ESRI works towards a national vision of ‘Informed policy for a better Ireland’. This means producing high-quality analysis to provide robust evidence for policymaking, with the goals of research excellence and policy impact.
The ESRI produces research that contributes to understanding economic and social change in the new international context and that informs public policymaking and civil society in Ireland.