ESRI director Alan Barrett and ESRI researchers Kieran McQuinn and Maev-Ann Wren presented to the Oireachtas Budgetary Oversight Committee on Wednesday, 13 June. They discussed the macroeconomic outlook, housing and health among other topics.
The Committee was established in July 2016 to enhance the role of the Oireachtas in the budgetary formation process.
The opening statement is available to download here.
A video of the complete committee meeting is available below:
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.