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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 - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Opinion: Why are so many victims of child sexual abuse reluctant to report it?

Lenient sentencing in sexual assault cases has negative consequences – not just for individuals, but for all victims.

# esri - Friday 15 August, 2014

# esri - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

We’re saving more – but say the government isn’t encouraging us

The proportion of people saving regularly increased to 41% from 35% last month, says the Savings Index.

# esri - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From Business ETC Here’s how many Irish people get the minimum wage… The Grind

Here’s how many Irish people get the minimum wage…

… It is less than you would think.

# esri - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers

Plus: How many flights went in and out of Ireland’s airports last year?

# esri - Friday 8 August, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Russia freezes us out, house prices and drinking on the job Inbox Me

# esri - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Good news: Unemployment rate predicted to fall to 9.8% in 2015

The ESRI predict that unemployment will fall to 9.8% next year.

House prices in the Irish market are still undervalued, says ESRI

The research finds that there is no sign of a ‘bubble’ in the domestic market.

# esri - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s Wednesday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# esri - Friday 1 August, 2014

Good news: Fewer homes are in negative equity

The author of the report David Duffy says it is expected house prices will continue to increase in 2014.

# esri - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

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

‘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

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

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

‘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

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

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

From The Score Ireland ‘up to 40%’ more likely to win with Brian O’Driscoll on the field ESRIreland's Call

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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