Paul Redmond

Paul Redmond

Economic Analysis | Research Officer
Dr Paul Redmond is a Research Officer in the Economics Analysis Division. His research interests include labour economics, applied econometrics, political economy and game theory. Paul has published in international academic journals such as Public Choice, European Journal of Political Economy and Politics.

Paul obtained his PhD in Economics from Maynooth University in 2014. He also holds an MA in Economics from Maynooth University for which he was awarded the Geary Prize in Economics. Prior to joining the ESRI, Paul was a lecturer in economics at DIT Aungier Street and a research associate for the Irish Fiscal Policy Research Centre ( His research on Irish fiscal policy has been cited by the European Commission and the National Competitiveness Council.
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Tel: +353 1 8632000
Direct Line: +353 1 8632075

Latest Publications:
  • The gender wage gap in Europe: Job preferences, gender convergence and distributional effects
  • An examination of the labour market transitions of minimum wage workers
  • European Centre of Expertise (ECE) in the field of labour law, employment and labour market policy — Labour Market Policy Thematic Review 2018: An in-depth analysis of the emigration of skilled labour: Ireland
  • Skills mismatch: concepts, measurement and policy approaches
  • Estimating the effect of an increase in the minimum wage on hours worked and employment in Ireland
  • Estimating the effect of an increase in the minimum wage on hours worked and employment in Ireland
  • Educational attainment and skill utilisation in the Irish labour market: An EU comparison
  • An examination of early retirement in Ireland pre and post the Great Recession
  • A study of minimum wage employment in Ireland: the role of worker, household and job characteristics
  • Did increasing the state pension age in Ireland affect the overall retirement rate of 65 year olds?

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  • Programmes and Projects:
  • Programme on Issues impacting on Minimum Wage and Low Pay in Ireland

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