Working Paper Series

The NERI Working Paper series the primary output for NERI research in our thematic areas.

They are designed to contribute to policy investigations and debates in order to inform and broaden wider public discourse. They are, by nature, work in progress and we welcome all feedback and discussion that will contribute to a deeper understanding of these issues.


A Living Wage for Ireland

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Over the past decade the concept of a living wage has gained added attention across the developed world. In principle, a living wage is intended to establish an hourly wage rate that should provide employees with sufficient income...