Paul Redmond

Paul Redmond

Economic Analysis | Research Officer
Dr Paul Redmond is a Research Officer in the Economics Analysis Division. His research interests include labour economics, applied econometrics, political economy and game theory. Paul has published in international academic journals such as Public Choice, European Journal of Political Economy and Politics.

Paul obtained his PhD in Economics from Maynooth University in 2014. He also holds an MA in Economics from Maynooth University for which he was awarded the Geary Prize in Economics. Prior to joining the ESRI, Paul was a lecturer in economics at DIT Aungier Street and a research associate for the Irish Fiscal Policy Research Centre ( His research on Irish fiscal policy has been cited by the European Commission and the National Competitiveness Council.
Contact Details:

Tel: +353 1 8632000
Direct Line: +353 1 8632075

Latest Publications:
  • Educational attainment and skill utilisation in the Irish labour market: An EU comparison
  • An examination of early retirement in Ireland pre and post the Great Recession
  • A study of minimum wage employment in Ireland: the role of worker, household and job characteristics
  • Did increasing the state pension age in Ireland affect the overall retirement rate of 65 year olds?
  • How useful is the concept of skills mismatch?
  • Labour market policy thematic review 2017: an in-depth analysis of the impact of reforms on inequality — Ireland
  • Incumbent-Challenger and Open-seat Elections in a Spatial Model of Political Competition
  • A Note on the National Minimum Wage

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  • Programmes and Projects:
  • Programme on Issues impacting on Minimum Wage and Low Pay in Ireland

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