This review identifies specific problems for consumers in credit, investment and insurance markets. It identifies multiple product features that are either poorly understood by many consumers or that generate systematic biases in their decisions.
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.