Little consideration appears to have been given to the misalignment between the reopening of many sectors of our economy whilst access to childcare remains so limited. This Research InBrief looks at the extent to which the workforce is likely to be affected by a misalignment between a return to work...
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 compares the tax take in the Republic of Ireland and UK to other wealthy European countries. The analysis suggests that the Republic and UK are low tax jurisdictions, with significant gaps in social contributions and under the heading of labour tax.
This NERI inbrief looks at trends in indicators of precarious employment and suggests that recent improvements may belie hidden precarity.
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...