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
There’s something for everyone out West this summer.
# esri - Thursday 17 July, 2014
# esri - Monday 14 July, 2014
The light at the end of the tunnel is still “some way off”, Professor John Fitzgerald said this morning.
# esri - Saturday 12 July, 2014
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
A new ESRI report also recommends integrated services for ‘physical and mental disabilities’.
# esri - Monday 30 June, 2014
A new ESRI report looks at a number of factors of immigrant lifestyle.
# esri - Saturday 14 June, 2014
Plus: What age was the former US president who did a parachute jump for his birthday this week?
# esri - Friday 13 June, 2014
That’s according to a report by two leading economists.
# esri - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
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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
While there have been gains over the last year, most Irish people still can’t save every month.
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New research shows that households in debt are only likely to reduce if if they are comparatively well-off.
# esri - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Two new studies from the ESRI look at gender and the impact of the recession on work and finances.
# esri - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
*But we’re coming from a low base, so don’t get carried away.
Education, renovating homes and holidays are all increasingly popular, but saving for a rainy day is still king.
# esri - Thursday 1 May, 2014
There is still a general onus on victims to self-report according to the ESRI.
# esri - Tuesday 15 April, 2014
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
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
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
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
Exodus of non-Irish banks during crisis hit the SME sector hard.
# esri - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
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
A new report has highlighted a number of problems, including lack of autonomy of the applicants.
# esri - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
How are you feeling about spending more money?
# esri - Monday 27 January, 2014
The ESRI’s John Fitzgerald said the organisation needs about 1,700 staff but over 4,000 are being employed.
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# esri - Friday 24 January, 2014
The news is… well, mixed.
# esri - Wednesday 15 January, 2014
It appears that our bailout exit made consumers feel more confident about their own financial situation too.
# esri - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
Everybody’s talking about the bad weather, bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud, and Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years in prison.
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The ESRI are predicted strong GNP growth and unemployment falls next year, driven by improving domestic demand.
# esri - Thursday 12 December, 2013
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
# esri - Tuesday 10 December, 2013
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
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
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
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
The KBC/ESRI consumer confidence survey rose again in October.
# esri - Wednesday 23 October, 2013
A comprehensive study by the think-tank shows that voluntary schools are far more reliant on contributions from parents than other schools.
# esri - Saturday 12 October, 2013
But just because we don’t have to become more efficient, that doesn’t mean there aren’t some adjustments that we should make, writes the independent TD.