Derek Lambert was employed in the ESRI from June 2014 until May 2016 as a Research Assistant in the Economic Analysis Division. He completed a Higher Diploma and MA in Economics, both awarded by UCD. Prior to joining the ESRI he worked as a Research Coordinator with the Department of Social Protection.
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.