Scenario analysis suggests Irish economy to fall into recession in 2020 as a result of economic deterioration caused by Covid-19

 In this commentary we provide a scenario analysis which attempts to assess the economic impact of the current restrictions and closures.

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Behavioural science can be used to fight the coronavirus

The spread of the coronavirus could be slowed using findings from behavioural science, according to a new ESRI research paper. The conclusion is based on more than 100 scientific research papers reviewed over the past week by the institute’s Behavioural Research Unit.

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Download research examining the potential impact of Brexit across areas including trade, economic growth and consumer prices. 

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Gender equality

Download research on topics including the gender wage gap and the gender impact of budgetary policy. 

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Climate change

Research examines several aspects of climate change mitigation, including carbon taxes and renewable energy.