This strand deals with
• updating and calibration of the SWITCH database, based on pooled data from SILC;
• development of SWITCH’s analytical capacity, including new policy options and new statistical outputs, underpinning all of the other strands of work.
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.