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ESRI

ESRI

Economic and Social Research Institute. The main aim of the ESRI is to view the social and economic change in Ireland in a global context.

# esri - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How old is too old to still live with your parents? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How old is too old to still live with your parents?

Research today said rising rents could force people to stay living at home longer. At what age should a person fly the nest?

# esri - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘No evidence’ that disproportionately high number of migrants receive social welfare Jobseekers

‘No evidence’ that disproportionately high number of migrants receive social welfare

A new study has found that the number in receipt of these payments are just a little or below the number in the work force.

# esri - Monday 14 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The next Government will have to hike water charges – ESRI Drip Drip Drip

The next Government will have to hike water charges – ESRI

The light at the end of the tunnel is still “some way off”, Professor John Fitzgerald said this morning.

# esri - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Whose recovery is it anyway? Many left behind as the economy accelerates Stalled Recovery

Whose recovery is it anyway? Many left behind as the economy accelerates

Saddled with debt and facing little prospect of wage growth, many Irish people aren’t feeling the benefit of the economic turnaround.

# esri - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Continued effort needed’ to tackle stigma towards mental health issues Support

‘Continued effort needed’ to tackle stigma towards mental health issues

A new ESRI report also recommends integrated services for ‘physical and mental disabilities’.

# esri - Monday 30 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Numbers acquiring Irish citizenship rapidly increased between 2010 and 2012 – report ESRI

Numbers acquiring Irish citizenship rapidly increased between 2010 and 2012 – report

A new ESRI report looks at a number of factors of immigrant lifestyle.

# esri - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie First Communions, Harley-Davidsons, and abortion : The week in numbers Prime Numbers

First Communions, Harley-Davidsons, and abortion : The week in numbers

Plus: What age was the former US president who did a parachute jump for his birthday this week?

# esri - Friday 13 June, 2014

Ireland ‘up to 40%’ more likely to win with Brian O’Driscoll on the field

That’s according to a report by two leading economists.

# esri - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine biggest stories you need to know this morning as you kick off your day.

From Business ETC In cases where work pays less than the dole … 7 out of 10 people choose work Signing Off

In cases where work pays less than the dole … 7 out of 10 people choose work

Think tank the ESRI has found that for those who, on a “snapshot” basis, would be “better off on the dole” tend to choose employment instead.

# esri - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From Business ETC Two thirds of Irish consumers can’t save regularly Rainy Day Fund

Two thirds of Irish consumers can’t save regularly

While there have been gains over the last year, most Irish people still can’t save every month.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

From Business ETC It’s true…Ireland IS affected by housing market changes more than other countries ESRI

It’s true…Ireland IS affected by housing market changes more than other countries

New research shows that households in debt are only likely to reduce if if they are comparatively well-off.

# esri - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Men “hit harder than women by unemployment during recession” Gender Equality

Men “hit harder than women by unemployment during recession”

Two new studies from the ESRI look at gender and the impact of the recession on work and finances.

# esri - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From Business ETC Irish consumer confidence hits seven year high* Happy Customers

Irish consumer confidence hits seven year high*

*But we’re coming from a low base, so don’t get carried away.

From Business ETC Here’s what the Irish are saving money for Rainy Day Fund

Here’s what the Irish are saving money for

Education, renovating homes and holidays are all increasingly popular, but saving for a rainy day is still king.

# esri - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The State is failing to spot victims of trafficking, here’s why… Forced Labour

The State is failing to spot victims of trafficking, here’s why…

There is still a general onus on victims to self-report according to the ESRI.

# esri - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it time to ease off on austerity? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time to ease off on austerity?

Goodbody stockbrokers says it’s not but last week the ESRI said we could avoid budget cuts if growth continues. What do you think?

# esri - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment rate should fall to 10 per cent of labour force in 2015, predicts ESRI Can Only Get Better

Unemployment rate should fall to 10 per cent of labour force in 2015, predicts ESRI

The ESRI forecast that the government borrowing in 2015 is likely to come in below the target of 3 per cent of GDP.

# esri - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Low life expectancy for males who drop-out after the Junior Cert Stay In School

Low life expectancy for males who drop-out after the Junior Cert

The ESRI found a big gap between the life expectancy at age 20 and 35 for those with the lowest level of education and those with higher accolades.

# esri - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over 50s’ income did not fall during the recession – ESRI Standard Of Living

Over 50s’ income did not fall during the recession – ESRI

The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.

# esri - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland needs more banks, says ESRI Competition Time

Ireland needs more banks, says ESRI

Exodus of non-Irish banks during crisis hit the SME sector hard.

# esri - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Warning that Ireland’s construction sector is facing a skills shortage HOUSING SHORTAGE

Warning that Ireland’s construction sector is facing a skills shortage

A new report shows that in 2013, just 8,301 residential units were completed, while in 2006 it was 89,000.

# esri - Friday 7 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More than half of Ireland’s asylum seekers in ‘reception system’ for over 3 years Immigration

More than half of Ireland’s asylum seekers in ‘reception system’ for over 3 years

A new report has highlighted a number of problems, including lack of autonomy of the applicants.

# esri - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From Business ETC Consumers ‘gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties’ Spend Spend Spend

Consumers ‘gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties’

How are you feeling about spending more money?

# esri - Monday 27 January, 2014

From Business ETC Irish Water compared to HSE as expert says €2bn wasted on overstaffing Too Many Cooks

Irish Water compared to HSE as expert says €2bn wasted on overstaffing

The ESRI’s John Fitzgerald said the organisation needs about 1,700 staff but over 4,000 are being employed.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you start your week…

# esri - Friday 24 January, 2014

From Business ETC Here’s what economists think is going to happen to Europe Crystal Ball

# esri - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From Business ETC Irish consumers in ‘notably more positive mood’ last month Feeling Good

Irish consumers in ‘notably more positive mood’ last month

It appears that our bailout exit made consumers feel more confident about their own financial situation too.

# esri - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about the bad weather, bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud, and Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From Business ETC ‘The Irish economy has turned the corner’ – ESRI Positive Outlook

‘The Irish economy has turned the corner’ – ESRI

The ESRI are predicted strong GNP growth and unemployment falls next year, driven by improving domestic demand.

# esri - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2014 had greatest impact on low-income groups Income

Budget 2014 had greatest impact on low-income groups

A new look at budgets from 2009 to 2014 by the ESRI shows that the lowest impact of next year’s budget was on some middle income groups.

# esri - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Average household receives €327 per week in social welfare payments ESRI

Average household receives €327 per week in social welfare payments

87 per cent of households now receive some kind of payment from the government in the form of child benefit, State pension or another social welfare payment.

# esri - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Public, elderly and short-stay: Study finds 1.54m people discharged from Irish hospitals Healthcare

Public, elderly and short-stay: Study finds 1.54m people discharged from Irish hospitals

A report into the demographics of Ireland’s hospitals has found the number of private patients has dropped while the number of public patients has increased.

# esri - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From Business ETC Concern over Budget 2014 weakened consumer sentiment last month Consumers

Concern over Budget 2014 weakened consumer sentiment last month

KBC Bank said the most recent survey seems to reflect a “broad endorsement of domestic economic policy” even if there is a sense that it will hurt household finances.

# esri - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has highest birth rate of all 27 EU nations Birth Stats

Ireland has highest birth rate of all 27 EU nations

New figures from the ESRI also show there were 1,217 sets of twins born last year, and 33 sets of triplets.

# esri - Saturday 16 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie €10 million State energy campaign had no impact – ESRI Energy

€10 million State energy campaign had no impact – ESRI

Then Minister for communications, marine and natural resources Noel Dempsey promised it would be a “sea change”, but the nation’s top think-tank says the Power of One campaign changed nothing.

# esri - Friday 1 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Consumer confidence is at the highest level since June 2007 Consumer Sentiment

Consumer confidence is at the highest level since June 2007

The KBC/ESRI consumer confidence survey rose again in October.

# esri - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Voluntary secondary schools at funding disadvantage – ESRI Education

Voluntary secondary schools at funding disadvantage – ESRI

A comprehensive study by the think-tank shows that voluntary schools are far more reliant on contributions from parents than other schools.

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