Abstract: Seamus McGuinness has been appointed as the Irish national expert to the European Employment Policy Observatory. The role consists of a number of elements, including providing regular assessments of the Irish National Reform Programme and thematic reports on labour market reform in Ireland.
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.