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# ESRI study

This year
# ESRI study
Majority of working asylum seekers are in low-skilled jobs and others struggle to find work
Since 2018,12,000 applications have been granted for asylum seekers to work.
All time
# ESRI study
Carbon tax could see emissions drop by 10% and increased tax revenue could benefit poorer families
Last year, Finance Minister Paschal Donohue considered introducing higher carbon taxes but ditched the idea at the last minute.
# ESRI study
Despite potential benefits, Irish people are 'exceptionally resistant' to switching phone provider
Customers unwilling to switch could influence the effectiveness of competition in the market, researchers said.
# Smoking Ban
The workplace smoking ban hasn't stopped workers smoking
Despite the extra incentive to give up, more employed people smoke after the smoking ban.