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Macroeconomic research aims to improve understanding of economic growth, the property market and the relationship between the macroeconomy and the financial sector. A major feature of macroeconomic research at the ESRI is the development and maintenance of a suite of economic models, including COSMO (COreStructuralMOdel).

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Call for papers: 16th EUROFRAME conference

On 7 June, the ESRI will host the 16th annual EUROFRAME conference, Greater cohesion in an increasingly fractured world: Where now for the European project? The deadline to submit papers is 15 February. 

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ESRI researchers presented to Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

On 31 January, Conor O'Toole and Barra Roantree discussed work on trends in housing affordability and the Housing Assistance Programme. 

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Economic Forecasts

The ESRI has produced a number of economic forecasts, including the Quarterly Economic Commentaries, Ireland's Economic Outlook and the Medium-Term Reviews.

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Consumer Sentiment Index

The ESRI and KBC Bank publish a monthly index examining how consumers feel about their current financial circumstances and their perception of the current buying enviornment for large household purchases.

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