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# esri - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Minimum wage rise leads to less hours in some cases - but workers still benefit overall
# ESRI
# ESRI

Minimum wage rise leads to less hours in some cases - but workers still benefit overall

Jan 12th 2022, 7:17 AM 20,113 Views 8 Comments

Following recommendations from the Low Pay Commission, the Irish minimum wage has increased on a yearly basis from 2016 onwards.

# esri - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Incoming cold snap looks likely to bring inflated Irish energy bills with it in early 2022
# Winter Is Coming
# Winter Is Coming

Incoming cold snap looks likely to bring inflated Irish energy bills with it in early 2022

Dec 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 68,775 Views 49 Comments
  • The arrival of freezing temperatures in parts of Europe will likely increase European demand for natural gas.
  • While the forecast for Ireland is comparatively mild, supplies of gas are in relatively short supply across Europe due to a number of factors.
  • This could further increase wholesale gas prices, in turn, fueling electricity and gas bill hikes as soon as January.

# esri - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Brexit drives slump in Irish imports from Britain while cross-border trade flourishes
# Trading Places
# Trading Places

Brexit drives slump in Irish imports from Britain while cross-border trade flourishes

Dec 21st 2021, 6:00 AM 26,000 Views 16 Comments

The food and beverage sector has been particularly affected by the changes, according to the ESRI.

# esri - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Irish economy to grow by 13.6% by end of 2021, as unemployment rate falls to 7%
# Economic Growth
# Economic Growth

Irish economy to grow by 13.6% by end of 2021, as unemployment rate falls to 7%

Dec 16th 2021, 9:02 AM 17,910 Views 33 Comments

The domestic economy is set to have increased by 6.2%, due to an increase in household spending.

# esri - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

A fifth of young men and a third of young women experiencing depression symptoms - Irish study
# ESRI
# ESRI

A fifth of young men and a third of young women experiencing depression symptoms - Irish study

Dec 14th 2021, 6:50 AM 19,168 Views 18 Comments

The ESRI study shows that 22% of men and 32% of women aged 20 scored highly for symptoms of depression.

# esri - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Strong relationships with parents, peers and teachers 'key to child and adolescent wellbeing'
# Growing Up
# Growing Up

Strong relationships with parents, peers and teachers 'key to child and adolescent wellbeing'

Dec 8th 2021, 6:00 AM 14,449 Views 8 Comments

The latest in the Growing Up In Ireland research is published today.

# esri - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Brexit is fuelling a boom in cross-border trade. But why? And what does it mean for the island?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit is fuelling a boom in cross-border trade. But why? And what does it mean for the island?

Nov 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 36,705 Views 15 Comments
  • In the year to September, the value of imports to the Republic from the North grew by 60% to almost €2.6 billion.
  • The value of goods going the opposite direction rose by almost 50% over the same period last year to €2.8 billion.
  • The changes have been born of necessity rather than politics or questions of identity, Ian Curran writes.

# esri - Saturday 16 October, 2021

'Good reasons for concern': Young face worrying circumstances despite Budget's 'youthful tinge'
# Young Adults
# Young Adults

'Good reasons for concern': Young face worrying circumstances despite Budget's 'youthful tinge'

Oct 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 13,619 Views 15 Comments
  • The pandemic has compounded long-standing issues around accommodation costs, low pay and job precarity, Ian Curran writes.
  • Workers in their 20s are now spending more on rent and earning less in real terms than their parents did.
  • Some of these issues are "particularly troublesome" for women, economists say,

# esri - Friday 15 October, 2021

ESRI warns of 'real cuts' to low-income families and retired couples if prices keep rising
# ESRI
# ESRI

ESRI warns of 'real cuts' to low-income families and retired couples if prices keep rising

Oct 15th 2021, 8:17 AM 12,777 Views 20 Comments

The research into Tuesday’s budget was published by the Economic and Social Research Institute.

# esri - Thursday 7 October, 2021

'Order being restored' to public finances at a faster pace than expected, economists say
# Debt And Taxes
# Debt And Taxes

'Order being restored' to public finances at a faster pace than expected, economists say

Oct 7th 2021, 6:00 AM 14,167 Views 11 Comments

“Significant investments” in housing, climate change and healthcare will be required, the ESRI said.

# esri - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?

Sep 26th 2021, 12:05 AM 32,919 Views 45 Comments
  • Demand for gas and electricity has surged this year as economies reopened and businesses ramped back up.
  • European benchmark gas prices have tripled as a result.
  • The problems have been exacerbated in Ireland by the temporary closure of two gas-fired power stations.

# esri - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Lone parents and their children account for more than half of all homeless families
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Lone parents and their children account for more than half of all homeless families

Sep 14th 2021, 7:36 AM 13,940 Views 9 Comments

Less than 25% of lone parents reported home-ownership, compared with 70% of the total population.

# esri - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Why events like 'Merrion Gate' can lead to reduced public compliance with Covid rules
# Controversy
# Controversy

Why events like 'Merrion Gate' can lead to reduced public compliance with Covid rules

Aug 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 34,479 Views 85 Comments
  • After Golfgate, experts noticed a slight decrease in how much people believed others were complying.
  • Orla Dwyer reports that researchers will be keeping an eye to see if a similar effect happens in the wake of Merrion Gate.
  • Perceptions of how other people behave is "strongly related" to our own Covid behaviours, according to the ESRI's Dr Shane Timmons.

# esri - Saturday 3 July, 2021

'Money can actually put people off': Why a €150 vaccine bonus for under-25s may not work
# Financial Incentives
# Financial Incentives

'Money can actually put people off': Why a €150 vaccine bonus for under-25s may not work

Jul 3rd 2021, 9:00 AM 32,555 Views 95 Comments

The idea was mooted by a Fianna Fáil TD earlier this week.

# esri - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Another fine mess: Vaccine pass proposal for indoor dining sends a peculiar message to young workers
# Vaccine Passes
# Vaccine Passes

Another fine mess: Vaccine pass proposal for indoor dining sends a peculiar message to young workers

Jun 30th 2021, 11:17 AM 18,249 Views 66 Comments

How exactly it will work is far from obvious.

# esri - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Prospects improve for Irish economy as ESRI expects 'substantial growth'
# Economy
# Economy

Prospects improve for Irish economy as ESRI expects 'substantial growth'

Jun 24th 2021, 6:00 AM 8,971 Views 7 Comments

The think-tank has outlined its forecasts for the Irish economy in a new report.

# esri - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Ireland's Covid measures consistently less restrictive than majority wanted – ESRI
# Public Opinion
# Public Opinion

Ireland's Covid measures consistently less restrictive than majority wanted – ESRI

Jun 22nd 2021, 11:29 AM 14,405 Views 64 Comments

‘Overwhelming majority’ have supported public health measures and would have preferred them to be more restrictive.

# esri - Monday 21 June, 2021

Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI
# Pandemic Payments
# Pandemic Payments

Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI

Jun 21st 2021, 7:57 AM 18,692 Views 31 Comments

The payment is not a disincentive to employment, new research has found.

# esri - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Vaccine hesitancy linked to lack of knowledge on benefits of jab, study suggests
# ESRI
# ESRI

Vaccine hesitancy linked to lack of knowledge on benefits of jab, study suggests

Jun 17th 2021, 7:07 AM 19,436 Views 77 Comments

People who are less likely to follow news coverage about Covid-19 are more likely to be vaccine hesitant, the research found.

# esri - Thursday 3 June, 2021

The government could help solve the housing crisis if it borrowed several billion euro, says ESRI
# Solutions
# Solutions

The government could help solve the housing crisis if it borrowed several billion euro, says ESRI

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:00 AM 14,261 Views 62 Comments

Ireland faces another decade of rising prices and rents unless the government spends money building homes, the ESRI says.

# esri - Monday 31 May, 2021

Covid restriction compliance fell to lowest level since last summer ahead of May reopenings
# NPHET Minutes
# NPHET Minutes

Covid restriction compliance fell to lowest level since last summer ahead of May reopenings

May 31st 2021, 5:58 PM 28,498 Views 74 Comments

The level of worry about Covid-19 and compliance with restrictions both had a “particularly steep fall” towards the end of April.

Relationship breakdowns and parental job losses 'key triggers' for child poverty, research shows
# Young People
# Young People

Relationship breakdowns and parental job losses 'key triggers' for child poverty, research shows

May 31st 2021, 6:00 AM 9,563 Views 13 Comments

The ESRI found that around four in ten young people surveyed experienced at least one spell of poverty between 2007 and 2017.

# esri - Friday 21 May, 2021

Higher, more progressive taxes could be needed to fund future government spending, says ESRI
# Taxing Matter
# Taxing Matter

Higher, more progressive taxes could be needed to fund future government spending, says ESRI

May 21st 2021, 6:00 AM 21,669 Views 90 Comments

Unwinding ‘questionable’ tax reliefs that distort the property market could also be considered.

# esri - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Younger workers have been hit hardest by pandemic, according to new research
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Younger workers have been hit hardest by pandemic, according to new research

May 11th 2021, 6:10 AM 14,153 Views 14 Comments

New research by the ESRI shows employment is 14% below pre-pandemic levels for people aged 15-34.

# esri - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Minimum wage workers disproportionately affected by pandemic disruption, says ESRI
# Labour Shocks
# Labour Shocks

Minimum wage workers disproportionately affected by pandemic disruption, says ESRI

Apr 8th 2021, 12:12 PM 10,543 Views 28 Comments

With cost of living taken into account, Ireland has just the seventh-highest minimum wage in Europe.

# esri - Friday 26 March, 2021

Social visits between households double since end of January despite Level 5 restrictions
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Social visits between households double since end of January despite Level 5 restrictions

Mar 26th 2021, 9:44 PM 32,927 Views 49 Comments

The finding was contained a new opinion poll by the ESRI.

# esri - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Inflation among the least of our worries as the Irish economy recovers from Covid, says ESRI
# Economic Forecast
# Economic Forecast

Inflation among the least of our worries as the Irish economy recovers from Covid, says ESRI

Mar 25th 2021, 6:10 AM 16,952 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, Irish GDP is expected to continue its upward trajectory despite current public health restrictions.

# esri - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Parents with young kids are spending more during lockdown, bucking savings trend
# Red C The Journal Poll
# Red C The Journal Poll

Parents with young kids are spending more during lockdown, bucking savings trend

Mar 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,365 Views 19 Comments

Raising the threat of further house price inflation,18-34-year-olds say they have been the best savers.

# esri - Friday 12 March, 2021

ESRI: risky interactions by 'hundreds of thousands' of people 'likely' to be causing plateau in Covid-19 figures
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

ESRI: risky interactions by 'hundreds of thousands' of people 'likely' to be causing plateau in Covid-19 figures

Mar 12th 2021, 5:07 PM 43,092 Views 63 Comments

The finding was contained in a new report by the ESRI.

# esri - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Growing up in Ireland: Girls significantly more likely than boys to experience symptoms of depression
# ESRI
# ESRI

Growing up in Ireland: Girls significantly more likely than boys to experience symptoms of depression

Mar 11th 2021, 6:00 AM 12,441 Views 20 Comments

Autonomy-granting was a protective factor against depressed mood for both boys and girls.

# esri - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Minimum wage hike did not lead to higher labour costs – ESRI
# Minimum Wage
# Minimum Wage

Minimum wage hike did not lead to higher labour costs – ESRI

Feb 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,474 Views 24 Comments

There was no evidence that firms reduced their number of employees in response to the minimum wage increase.

# esri - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Taoiseach launches new behavioural study to gauge our attitudes to Covid-19 restrictions
# Behaviour
# Behaviour

Taoiseach launches new behavioural study to gauge our attitudes to Covid-19 restrictions

Feb 17th 2021, 11:14 AM 19,900 Views 52 Comments

The research – in conjunction with the ESRI – will survey people on their recent activities.

# esri - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Ireland's economy is on track for recovery but Brexit and Biden could soften our cough, says ESRI
# ESRI
# ESRI

Ireland's economy is on track for recovery but Brexit and Biden could soften our cough, says ESRI

Dec 17th 2020, 12:05 AM 48,000 Views 11 Comments

Remarkably, the Irish economy is forecast to grow by 3.8% this year.

# esri - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex
# Esri Report
# Esri Report

Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex

Nov 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 16,859 Views 9 Comments

The findings are included in a report published today by the HSE and ESRI.

# esri - Sunday 8 November, 2020

The Fed, the Senate and stimulus: How might the election shape American responses to the economic crisis?
# US Federal Reserve
# US Federal Reserve

The Fed, the Senate and stimulus: How might the election shape American responses to the economic crisis?

Nov 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 16,333 Views 4 Comments

The results of this week’s election may further complicate the American response to the economic crisis.

# esri - Thursday 8 October, 2020

'A notable shock': Pandemic impact on Ireland's domestic economy worse than most other EU countries, says ESRI
# Recession Ireland
# Recession Ireland

'A notable shock': Pandemic impact on Ireland's domestic economy worse than most other EU countries, says ESRI

Oct 8th 2020, 6:00 AM 22,557 Views 27 Comments

Arts, entertainment and construction among the worst-affected domestic sectors.

# esri - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Ireland's public healthcare expenditure ranks ninth in Europe, ESRI report says
# Health
# Health

Ireland's public healthcare expenditure ranks ninth in Europe, ESRI report says

Oct 6th 2020, 6:20 AM 16,369 Views 26 Comments

The report author said Ireland’s HCE should not be “interpreted as a measure of hospital service expenditure”.

# esri - Friday 2 October, 2020

Opinion: 'The pandemic isn't down to one reckless group - it's because of the contagiousness of Covid-19'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'The pandemic isn't down to one reckless group - it's because of the contagiousness of Covid-19'

Oct 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 61,044 Views 32 Comments

Behavioural expert Dr Shane Timmons says that disapproval from the right sources is the key to fighting non-compliance.

# esri - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic means hard Brexit 'could impact Irish economy even worse than feared'
# ESRI
# ESRI

Covid-19 pandemic means hard Brexit 'could impact Irish economy even worse than feared'

Sep 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 21,226 Views 23 Comments

However, new research has found that no sector is severely exposed to both the shocks of the pandemic and a hard Brexit.

# esri - Thursday 27 August, 2020

The Explainer: How could Golfgate impact Irish people’s behaviour?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How could Golfgate impact Irish people’s behaviour?

Aug 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,081 Views 7 Comments

We speak to Pete Lunn, a behavioural scientist from the ESRI.

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