The gender pay gap is an issue of significant policy and political concern. But what is it? And how do we measure it? In broad terms the gender pay gap is a metric that tells us the difference in the earnings of males and females in the labour market and is one of the main mechanisms used to assess...
The first NERI Report Infocus by Ciarán Nugent, NERI economist provides data from the Earnings, Hours and Employments Costs Survey in the year up to the final quarter of 2019.
This report by Ciarán Nugent, NERI economist provides a time-series analysis of labour market trends in the Republic of Ireland.
The role of trade unions in determining pay has diminished over the last three decades in most developed economies. However collective bargaining still plays a significant role in many sectors of the economy with many employers...
This inBrief shows that for all seven categories of worker set out in this analysis, deprivation rates are higher in 2017 than in the years leading up to the crisis, including for full-time, permanent staff.
The labour market is tightening in pay and employment terms in the Republic of Ireland against a back drop of steady – if declining growth.
This paper presents an overview of developments in the labour market in the Republic of Ireland, tracking a selection of indicators related to employment, unemployment and wages.
This Research InBrief provides an overview of the latest data on employee earnings in Northern Ireland - on an hourly, weekly and annual basis.
This Research InBrief presents evidence on the extent of low pay in Northern Ireland.
This paper provides a descriptive overview of the distribution of market income (income from market sources), gross income (income from all sources before taxes) and disposable income (income after taxes) in the Republic of...