Irish Economy

The ESRI publishes a new medium-term outlook for the Irish economy


The ESRI published Ireland’s Economic Outlook: Perspectives and Policy Challenges today (5 December 2016). The research uses a new macroeconomic...  



Irish Consumers Stay Cautious In November


Irish Consumer Sentiment Index effectively unchanged in November Steady reading contrasts with marked changes in consumers’ moods elsewhere Irish consumers...  



The Product and Sector Level Impact of a Hard Brexit across the EU


The UK exit from the European Union (Brexit) is likely to have a range of impacts, with trade flows likely...  



Scenarios and Distributional Implications of a Household Wealth Tax in Ireland


This paper uses recently available information on the composition of household assets and liabilities to examine the impact of a...  



Irish Consumer Confidences Slides Further In October


Monthly fall not dramatic but sufficient to push sentiment index to 20 month low Poorer assessment of household finances the...  



Savings Index falls after Budget as level of those who believe government encourages saving drops


Key Highlights: Savings Index Falls 10 points to 115 points after budget Savings Environment Index, asking if government policies encourage...  



Modelling the Medium to Long Term Potential Macroeconomic Impact of Brexit on Ireland


There is almost a complete consensus in the international literature that BREXIT will have a negative effect on the UK...  



Enthusiasm among teachers and principals for potential of ICT to benefit teaching and learning


Schools report a number of barriers to integrating ICT and online resources across classrooms A new report published by the...  



ESRI report examines training provision delivered under the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme


Today (21 October 2016) the ESRI published new research examining training interventions provided in 2014 by the Local and Community...  



Savings Index Rises as Appetite for Saving Increases Ahead of Budget


Key Highlights: Savings Index rises for fourth month Increase led by rise of those who said September was a good...  





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