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Savings and Investment sentiment moderates in September


‘Weaker saving and investment attitudes pulls index lower in month’ Saving, investment attitudes fall from record highs in August Irish...  



Minimum wage employment often acts as a stepping stone to higher pay


A new ESRI study, funded by the Low Pay Commission, finds that minimum wage workers are more likely to transition...  



New ESRI/IHREC research shows people with disabilities much more likely to experience discrimination


According to the Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission ‘State Must be Held to Account on Compliance with UN Convention on...  



Irish consumer confidence slides on Brexit fears and financial strains


Consumer sentiment drops to twenty one month low Worries about economic outlook and downgrade of household finances drive decline Brexit...  



Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice and Equality meets with ESRI researchers


On Wednesday, 26 September ESRI researchers Helen Russell and Frances McGinnity spoke to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice and...  



Rent Index Quarter 2 2018


The Rental Tenancies Board (RTB) published the Quarter 2 2018 Rent Index today. The report is produced in conjunction with...  



Economic growth revised upward in 2018 and 2019


Watch a video of ESRI researchers discussing the key findings at the end of this page or visit our YouTube...  



Eight-in-ten Irish SMEs invested in 2016


New research by the ESRI and the Department of Finance reveals that eight-in-ten Irish SMEs invested in fixed or other...  



New research examines the realities of being a senior inter-county player


GAA players can spend up to 31 hours per week on their senior inter-county commitments and compromise on other aspects...  



Oireachtas Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight to meet with ESRI researcher


On Wednesday 12 September, ESRI researcher Claire Keane spoke to the Oireachtas Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight. She discussed research using...  





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