New research by the ESRI highlights trends in child poverty during the Great Recession of 2008 and simulates the effect of recent COVID-19-related job losses alongside emergency income support measures on child income poverty in 2020.
New research from the ESRI analyses how the COVID-19 crisis will impact upon the Irish economy and environment. It finds that Irish GDP is expected to decrease by around 13 per cent in 2020 as a result of the economic disruptions caused by the COVID-19 crisis. From an environmental perspective, economy-wide CO2 emissions are expected to decrease by 9.5 per cent this year.
Download research on the potential impact of COVID-19 across areas including economic growth, employment and human behaviour.
Download research on topics including the gender wage gap and the gender impact of budgetary policy.
Research examines several aspects of climate change mitigation, including carbon taxes and renewable energy.