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.
In this research inBrief, we summarise a recent NERI working paper: Matching skills needs with skills reserves:Protecting workers & communities for a Just Transition.
NERI’s first Long read focuses on the need for state intervention and investment to drive the transition to a low-carbon economy with a worker and regional focus.
The labour market is tightening in pay and employment terms in the Republic of Ireland against a back drop of steady – if declining growth.
Rapid advancements in artificial intelligence, robotics and other forms of automation technologies have unsurprisingly led to a re-emergence of ‘automation anxiety’ and suggestions by some that we are near the ‘end of work’.
This edition of the NERI’s Quarterly Economic Observer (QEO) outlines our latest expectations for the economies of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (Section 1) and looks at labour market issues related to the Just...
Climate change associated with carbon emissions represents one element of increasing global environmental dysfunction that requires action. This is no less true for Ireland, a climate laggard. At the same time, the effects of...
This Research InBrief looks in detail at how young workers have been faring in the labour market in Northern Ireland since the 2007-2008 Global Economic Crisis.
Residential property is a major component of wealth and the introduction in the Republic of Ireland of the Local Property Tax (LPT) in 2013 was a positive and necessary reform. Almost all advanced economies have some recurrent tax on immovable property.
The evidence on the prevalence and growth in at-risk categories of precariousness in the Republic of Ireland is mixed. This paper presents evidence from multiple survey sources on an array of indicators of at-risk forms of precarious employment as set out recently by the European Parliament...