Informed Policy for a Better Ireland

Launch of ESRI IHREC Caring and Unpaid Work Report
Caring and unpaid work in Ireland

New research examines Irish data collected over more than a decade to investigate involvement in unpaid work in the areas of childcare, care of older adults or those with a disability, and housework. 

Paddy Gray, Conor O'Toole, Bernie Coyne, and Rosalind Carroll at the launch of new research for the RTB
Research indicates RPZs are having a moderating effect on rent inflation

Rental price increases have slowed down since the introduction of Rental Pressure Zones in 2016, according to ESRI research published recently by the Residential Tenancies Board.

Research Areas

The mission of the Economic and Social Research Institute is to advance evidence-based policymaking that supports economic sustainability and social progress in Ireland. ESRI researchers apply the highest standards of academic excellence to challenges facing policymakers, focusing on 12 areas of critical importance to 21st Century Ireland.