Elish Kelly

Elish Kelly

Economic Analysis | Senior Research Officer
Elish Kelly joined the Economic and Social Research Institute as a Post Doctoral Fellow in September 2006, and is currently a Senior Research Officer in the Economic Analysis Division. She received her Bachelor and Doctorate degrees in Economics from Trinity College Dublin. Her main research interest is in labour economics, with a particular focus on unemployment and active labour market programmes, migration, and wages and pay bargaining institutions. Elish has also undertaken research on equality and on education issues, along with participation in sport and physical activity.
Contact Details:

Tel: +353 1 8632000
Direct Line: +353 1 8632063
Email: elish.kelly@esri.ie


Latest Publications:
  • Assessing the stability of employment among young people in Ireland after the Great Recession
  • An examination of early retirement in Ireland pre and post the Great Recession
  • Did increasing the state pension age in Ireland affect the overall retirement rate of 65 year olds?
  • Golf in Ireland: a statistical analysis of participation
  • Submission to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform on the role and methodology of the Public Service Pay Commission
  • Quarterly Economic Commentary, Spring 2017
  • A study of sub-minimum wage rates for young people
  • Quarterly Economic Commentary, Winter 2016
  • Ireland’s Recession and the Immigrant-Native Earnings Gap
  • How did Immigrants Fare in the Irish Labour Market over the Great Recession?

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  • Programmes and Projects:
  • Asian Development Bank
  • Spatial Economic and Demographic Modelling
  • Programme on Issues impacting on Minimum Wage and Low Pay in Ireland
  • An Initial Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Intreo Activation Process Reforms
  • Participation in Golf in Ireland
  • Making Growth More Inclusive by Better Integrating Migrants in Ireland
  • Participation in Rugby in Ireland
  • An Evaluation of the Back to Education Allowance
  • Transitions in and out of Unemployment among Young People in the Irish Recession
  • IDEAS Programme Vietnam - Provision of Economic Analysis and Forecasting Services

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