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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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Quarterly Economic Commentary, Spring 2019

The ESRI's latest economic forecast analyses current economic trends and provides economic forecasts for 2019 and 2020. 

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Ireland and Brexit: modelling the impact of deal and no-deal scenarios

A new study from the ESRI and the Department of Finance examines the impact of three Brexit scenarios on the Irish economy.

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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.