John R Walsh
Social Research | Senior Research Analyst
John R. Walsh has been working at the ESRI since 1995. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Mathematical Sciences from Dublin City University in 1991. He received his Master of Science Degree in Computer Applications entitled "Reliability Analysis of Off-Shore Production Systems" in 1994 also from Dublin City University where his studies were funded by an Eolas Student Scholarship.
His work at the ESRI is primarily on the design and development of the SWITCH model. He has worked on numerous projects including:
•Tax and Welfare Reform
•Towards a Dynamic Tax-Benefit Model
•Basic Income Studyt
He has extensive expertise in statistical analysis, and in the design and programming of computing packages. He has a keen interest in the design and development of statistical simulation systems. His experience includes the use of a wide range of programming languages (C, C++, Visual Basic) and statistical/database management packages (SAS, SPSSX, Access, Paradox & SQL Server).
Tel: +353 1 8632000
Latest Publications: The tax treatment of pension contributions in IrelandIncome-tested health entitlements: microsimulation modelling using SILCDistributional Impact of Tax and Welfare Policies: Budget 2018Identifying rent pressures in your neighbourhood: a new model of Irish regional rent indicatorsSupporting family incomes: getting the balance rightIncome distribution in Ireland: through recession, towards recoveryDistributional Impact of Tax and Welfare Policies: Budget 2017Budget 2017: Distributive ImpactDistributional Impact of Tax, Welfare and Public Service Pay Policies: Budget 2016 and Budgets 2009-2016A Profile of Financial Incentives to Work in Ireland
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Programmes and Projects: SWITCH Model: Databases and Technical DevelopmentHousehold Expenditure and Indirect TaxesAnalysing Labour Supply DecisionsFinancial Incentives to WorkModelling Healthcare EntitlementsAnalysis of Childcare SubsidiesIncome Distribution and RedistributionAn Initial Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Intreo Activation Process ReformsAn Evaluation of the Back to Education AllowancePrivate Residential Tenancies Board Average Rent Report