With inputs from a cross-departmental group in the civil service, the study examines career paths in the civil service, including variations in access to training, the distribution of responsibilities and access to promotion opportunities. The study will involve in-depth interviews with civil servants to gain an understanding of the factors that shaped their career paths. It will also include a special analysis of the Civil Service Employee Engagement Survey.
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.