By Christopher T. Whelan, Richard Layte , Bertrand Maître, Brenda Gannon, Brian Nolan, Dorothy Watson, and James Williams
The ESRI’s study updates our picture of poverty in Ireland using results from the Living in Ireland Survey carried out in 2001. The publication is the latest in a series monitoring living standards and assessing progress towards achieving the targets of the National Anti-Poverty Strategy. It describes trends in the extent of poverty, profiles those affected, and recommends how to monitor poverty in the future as living standards change.
Key findings are:
A Press Briefing will be held at the ESRI on Tuesday 9th December 2003 at 11.00 am
For further information contact:
Richard Layte, ESRI, Tel. 01-6671525 email@example.com
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.