Joe O'Doherty was a Research Assistant in the ESRI from 2006 until 2007. He moved to Ryanair to work as a yield analyst and subsequently re-entered education to train as a solicitor. He will work as an apprentice with A&L Goodbody beginning in 2011.
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.