Informed Policy for a Better Ireland

Launch event for Access to Childcare and Home Care Services in Europe on 19 September 2019
Ireland’s level of unmet need for childcare and home care is among the highest of 11 European countries

Regina Doherty, TD, Minister of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, launched new ESRI research examining access to childcare and home care services. 

UCD-ESRI conference 17 September 2019
ESRI/UCD conference: Energy research to enable climate change mitigation

Hildegarde Naughton, TD, Chairperson of Oireachtas Committee for Communications, Climate Action & Environment and Special Committee on Climate Action, opened a joint ESRI/UCD conference on 17 September. 

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.