Bertrand Maître has been at the Economic and Social Research Institute since 1997. He is a Graduate of Economics in the University of La Sorbonne Paris I in 1990. He carries out analysis of the Living in Ireland Panel Survey and the European Community Household Panel data across a range of Irish and European projects. His current research focuses on poverty and inequality, social exclusion and income distribution.
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.