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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's public healthcare expenditure ranks ninth in Europe, ESRI report says Health

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 pandemic means hard Brexit 'could impact Irish economy even worse than feared' ESRI

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: How could Golfgate impact Irish people’s behaviour? Podcast

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of people don't know calling GP to discuss Covid-19 symptoms is free, ESRI finds Coronavirus

Almost half of people don't know calling GP to discuss Covid-19 symptoms is free, ESRI finds

The findings are based on a nationally representative survey of 1,000 adults in Ireland run in early July.

From TheJournal.ie Some essential workers are particularly vulnerable to Covid-19, says ESRI ESRI

Some essential workers are particularly vulnerable to Covid-19, says ESRI

The report was compiled through data from the Labour Force Survey and the Healthy Ireland Survey.

From TheJournal.ie ESRI: Those who live alone are at greater risk of falling below the poverty line when they retire State Pension

ESRI: Those who live alone are at greater risk of falling below the poverty line when they retire

Researchers examined whether soon-to-be pensioners will have adequate income in retirement.

From TheJournal.ie Smoking, alcohol and poor diet: Over half of Irish 17-year-olds categorised as having 'unhealthy' lifestyles Growing Up In Ireland

Smoking, alcohol and poor diet: Over half of Irish 17-year-olds categorised as having 'unhealthy' lifestyles

The findings formed part of a study by the Economic and Social Research Institute.

From TheJournal.ie Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory' Unemployment

Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'

The business lobbying group forecasts Irish unemployment to level off at 16% and GDP to contract by 11% for the year.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 50% of people don't know they need to isolate with less common Covid-19 symptoms ESRI

Nearly 50% of people don't know they need to isolate with less common Covid-19 symptoms

The ESRI study suggested that there was a significant gap in people’s knowledge of when to isolate.

From TheJournal.ie ESRI warns against austerity measures in short-term as economy heals from the pandemic Downturn

ESRI warns against austerity measures in short-term as economy heals from the pandemic

The think-tank has sketched the likely impact of the virus across a range of Irish economic indicators.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 pandemic: Fall in household spending could reduce tax revenue by 20% ESRI

Covid-19 pandemic: Fall in household spending could reduce tax revenue by 20%

Three different scenarios were analysed, going from best to worst.

From TheJournal.ie Sharp fall in number of people attending emergency departments in first three months of year Coronavirus

Sharp fall in number of people attending emergency departments in first three months of year

The average number of daily ED attendances at the end of March was approximately half what it was at the beginning of March.

From TheJournal.ie House prices could fall by 12% due to Covid-19, according to ESRI study Economy

House prices could fall by 12% due to Covid-19, according to ESRI study

The ESRI warns that the challenges facing the construction industry may impact supply.

From TheJournal.ie Most Irish people don't expect a 'return to normality' until 2021 Social Distancing

Most Irish people don't expect a 'return to normality' until 2021

Seven in 10 people think we’ll have some form of social distancing in place until at least June 2021.

From TheJournal.ie Are others really breaking the shutdown rules? Or is it just our perception? Opinion

Are others really breaking the shutdown rules? Or is it just our perception?

Behavioural expert Dr Shane Timmons says our internal bias can dictate our perception of shutdown compliance.

From TheJournal.ie Minimum-wage sectors hard hit by Covid-19 shutdown - ESRI Low Pay

Minimum-wage sectors hard hit by Covid-19 shutdown - ESRI

Retail, accommodation and food sectors employ half of all minimum wage workers in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'There has been an intellectual rethinking on the whole issue of government borrowing' Global Recession

'There has been an intellectual rethinking on the whole issue of government borrowing'

Why austerity is out and public spending is back on the menu for economists.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 welfare schemes could cost Ireland €5 billion every three months ESRI

Covid-19 welfare schemes could cost Ireland €5 billion every three months

The figure is according to a new report from the ESRI.

From TheJournal.ie Irish economy expected to shrink by 7.1% and fall into a recession, ESRI warns Covid-19 Pandemic

Irish economy expected to shrink by 7.1% and fall into a recession, ESRI warns

The not-for-profit institute said that the labour market “is set to face the largest one quarter shock in living memory”.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's tax system does 'the most in Europe to reduce inequality', says ESRI Inequality

Ireland's tax system does 'the most in Europe to reduce inequality', says ESRI

The top 10% of households earn more than 2.6 times that of the middle household in 2017

From TheJournal.ie Inter-county GAA players drink less than other men - but engage in 'potentially hazardous' drinking in the off season ESRI

Inter-county GAA players drink less than other men - but engage in 'potentially hazardous' drinking in the off season

The ESRI says that the commitment levels required for inter-county players could have a knock on effect on their education and careers.

From TheJournal.ie 'Resilient' Ireland to see further economic growth next year but at a slower rate ESRI

'Resilient' Ireland to see further economic growth next year but at a slower rate

Researchers say Ireland has held its own in the face of tensions between the UK and Europe, and China and the US.

From TheJournal.ie Could a rent freeze work in Ireland - and what effect would it have? Would It Work

Could a rent freeze work in Ireland - and what effect would it have?

Rents have increased once again despite 10% more rental properties coming onto the market, according to a Daft.ie report.

From TheJournal.ie First-time buyers in Dublin are now spending an average of €375,000 for a home Property Ladder

First-time buyers in Dublin are now spending an average of €375,000 for a home

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in Dublin had the highest average house price for first-time buyers, costing €520,000.

From TheJournal.ie Students want overhaul of Leaving Cert course to avoid 'immense pressures' and rote learning ESRI

Students want overhaul of Leaving Cert course to avoid 'immense pressures' and rote learning

Research from ESRI shows students find the system produces a heavy workload and pressure to “cover the course”.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over Retirement

'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over

Research has also revealed workers between the age of 55 and 64 are almost twice as likely than younger workers to experience a workplace fatality.

From TheJournal.ie 'Entirely possible' we could have another Budget within the space of a few months Supplementary Budget

'Entirely possible' we could have another Budget within the space of a few months

Minister Paschal Donohoe has framed October’s Budget on the presumption of a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie No-deal Brexit could push Ireland into recession, ESRI warns Not Again

No-deal Brexit could push Ireland into recession, ESRI warns

The ESRI has recommended a supplementary Budget in the new year if there’s a hard Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Calories on menus 'make people order and eat less food' ESRI

Calories on menus 'make people order and eat less food'

Calorie counters on menus caused a 37% drop in calories consumed, according to an ESRI study.

From TheJournal.ie A 10% increase in nursing home places would reduce hospital stays by 19,000 days ESRI

A 10% increase in nursing home places would reduce hospital stays by 19,000 days

An ERSI report says that a 10% increase in the supply of home would increase hospital bed availability dramatically.

From TheJournal.ie 'Approach with your eyes open': Default options can sway customers buying financial products online Online Banking Tools

'Approach with your eyes open': Default options can sway customers buying financial products online

Longer default options leads people to sign up for longer loan terms and pay more interest.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has third highest weekly hours of 'unpaid work' across EU Report

Ireland has third highest weekly hours of 'unpaid work' across EU

A new report found Irish adults spend an average of 16 hours per week caring and 14.5 hours on housework.

From TheJournal.ie Tax rises should be considered in October's Budget to prevent economy overheating, ESRI recommends Hot Hot Heat

Tax rises should be considered in October's Budget to prevent economy overheating, ESRI recommends

The think tank says the economy is “now effectively operating at full capacity”.

From TheJournal.ie ESRI warns that carbon taxes 'often regressive in nature' Climate Change

ESRI warns that carbon taxes 'often regressive in nature'

The government is looking at two models to increase carbon tax and offset the cost to householders.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how various post-Brexit scenarios could impact the Irish economy Deal Or No Deal

Here's how various post-Brexit scenarios could impact the Irish economy

A new ESRI and Department of Finance report has examined what could happen in various scenarios.

From TheJournal.ie Mortgage interest rates will rise, says research, 'making repayment difficult' for some Irish households Department Of Finance

Mortgage interest rates will rise, says research, 'making repayment difficult' for some Irish households

Irish households are in a better position to withstand “adverse shocks” than it was in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie How the 50c minimum wage increase affected wage inequality ESRI

How the 50c minimum wage increase affected wage inequality

Ireland’s minimum hourly wage is more than €2 less than the appropriate living wage recommended in a European Union report.

From TheJournal.ie Students 'pressured' by new Leaving Cert grade scheme as number sitting higher level exams rises Education

Students 'pressured' by new Leaving Cert grade scheme as number sitting higher level exams rises

The Economic and Social Research has carried out an early analysis of the grading scheme.

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