Gerry Hughes

Gerry Hughes was awarded a Research Fellowship from the ESRI from 1977 to 1979. He was at the ESRI from 1968 (taking secondment to the NESC in the 1970s) and retired as a Research Professor in 2006. His ESRI publications may be accessed on the ESRI web-site. Since retiring from the Institute he has been a Visiting Professor at the School of Business, Trinity College Dublin and also a Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics, University College Cork. His research is on the effects of pension financing on national savings and on the cost and distributional effects of tax expenditure on private pensions. See
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Latest Publications:
  • Occupational Employment Forecasts 2012
  • The Impact of Immigration
  • Freedom of Movement for Workers from Central and Eastern Europe: Experiences in Ireland and Sweden
  • Attitudes towards Funding of Long-term Care of the Elderly
  • FÁS/ESRI Employment and Vacancies Survey
  • Reception Systems, their Capacities and the Social Situation of Asylum Applicants within the Reception System in Ireland
  • Policy Analysis Report on Asylum and Migration: Ireland 2003 to Mid-2004
  • Annual Report on Statistics on Migration, Asylum and Return: Ireland 2002
  • The Impact of Immigration on Europe's Societies: Ireland
  • Pensions, Tax Reliefs and Equity

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