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East European workers more exposed to COVID-19 job loss and some ethnic minority groups to COVID-19 infection

Two reports published by the ESRI and the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth looks at how non-Irish nationals fare compared to Irish nationals, in terms of key life domains: employment, education, social inclusion, and active citizenship. A separate study reports on the latest information on how the pandemic is impacting non-Irish nationals in Ireland.  

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Around 28,000 new houses needed per year over the long-term to keep up with population growth

Research funded by the Department of Housing, Local Heritage and Government, provides estimates of the amount of housing needed based on projected population growth at a local authority level out to 2040.

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COVID-19

Download research on the potential impact of COVID-19 across areas including economic growth, employment and human behaviour.

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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. 

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