Labour Markets and Skills
Research focuses on a wide range of policy areas examining how workers are faring in the labour market and what skills workers need to meet the needs of an evolving economy. Research topics include pay, unemployment, training and skills.
New ESRI research shows improved employment outcomes among the long-term unemployed who receive employment supports under the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP).
A new ESRI study provides an overview of minimum wage policy in Ireland over the last twenty years and reviews the evidence on the labour market impacts of recent changes to the Irish minimum wage.
Download research examining the incidence of overeducation in Ireland and how it compares to other EU countries.
A number of reports examine who earns the minimum wage in Ireland and how long people remain on the minimum wage for.
Research examines programmes including the Post-Leaving Certificate programme and the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme.