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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.

From TheJournal.ie Children who own mobile phones at younger age perform worse in reading and maths tests Screen Time

Children who own mobile phones at younger age perform worse in reading and maths tests

New research has found that four in 10 children in Ireland own a mobile phone by the age of nine.

From TheJournal.ie Black non-Irish people five times more likely to experience discrimination seeking work in Ireland Diversity

Black non-Irish people five times more likely to experience discrimination seeking work in Ireland

This group is also over two and a half times more likely to experience discrimination when in employment when compared to white Irish people.

From TheJournal.ie Corporate tax reliance leaves us 'highly vulnerable to the relocation of even one large company' ESRI

Corporate tax reliance leaves us 'highly vulnerable to the relocation of even one large company'

The ESRI has been looking at the impact Budget 2019 will have.

From TheJournal.ie Christmas spending: We're not in 'panic mode' but Brexit is putting the brakes on plans to splash the cash Hitting Home

Christmas spending: We're not in 'panic mode' but Brexit is putting the brakes on plans to splash the cash

In the UK, consumer confidence registered the largest monthly decline in seventeen months in November.

From TheJournal.ie Unaccompanied minors waiting years for clarity on immigration status European Migration Network

Unaccompanied minors waiting years for clarity on immigration status

175 unaccompanied minors were referred to child and family agency Tusla in 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled Long Hours

Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled

Employees in the health sector and public administration experience the highest levels of job stress.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes' On The Up

Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'

Varadkar said the increase in carbon taxes will be needed over the next number of years.

From TheJournal.ie For Ireland to build the houses it needs, it'll need foreign workers... but they won't be able to afford the rent Boom Boom

For Ireland to build the houses it needs, it'll need foreign workers... but they won't be able to afford the rent

This would be necessary if housing supply was to increase as planned, the ESRI has said.

From TheJournal.ie Many non-Irish nationals are as likely to be employed and as educated as Irish people Study

Many non-Irish nationals are as likely to be employed and as educated as Irish people

Research published by the ESRI this morning examines how well migrants are settling into Ireland.

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