David Duffy

David Duffy worked in the Economic Analysis Division at the Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin between 1996 and 2016.

Within the macro-economic division he worked in the Quarterly Economic Commentary. His main research area was the housing market. He was responsible for the PRTB Rent Index, Consumer Sentiment Index for Ireland, sponsored by KBC Bank, the Savings Index sponsored by Nationwide (UK) Ireland, and the AIB Housing Market Index. He also managed the permanent tsb House Price Index until 2010.

He was the lead researcher on the Residential Property Research Programme, funded by NAMA and the IBF.

He left the Institute in 2016 to become Director of Property Industry Ireland.
Contact Details:

Tel: +353 1 8632000

Latest Publications:
  • Are perceptions of greatness accurate? a statistical analysis of Brian O’Driscoll’s contribution to the Irish rugby team
  • Ireland’s Economic Outlook: Perspectives and Policy Challenges
  • Demographic Change, Long-Run Housing Demand and the Related Challenges for the Irish Banking Sector
  • Macroprudential Policy in a Recovering Property market: Too much too soon?
  • The Nationwide UK (Ireland) Savings Index, September 2016
  • Macroprudential Policy in a Recovering Property Market: Too much too soon?
  • Consumer Sentiment Index, September 2016
  • An Empirical Assessment of the Macroprudential Measures in the Irish Housing Market
  • Quarterly Economic Commentary, Autumn 2016
  • Cross Country Residential Investment Rates and the Implications for the Irish Housing Market

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  • Programmes and Projects:
  • The Residential Property Research Programme
  • Private Residential Tenancies Board Average Rent Report
  • Consumer Sentiment Index
  • Future of the Private Rented Sector

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