Read more: Cork the Capital of Pappa Lattes? Paternity Benefit Take-up in Ireland
Stephan Köppe, University College Dublin, School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice Original article: https://doi.org/10.1080/13229400.2023.2179527 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Keywords: paternity leave, take-up, fatherhood, family leave A pdf version of this paper is available here. Key Findings and Policy Recommendations To mark Father’s Day in Ireland, this article looks at how many fathers are actually…
Read more: The precarious employment of staff in Irish Higher Educational institutions and its policy implications
Since 2014, there have been a series of policy initiatives to increase the proportion of women in senior academic positions in higher educational institutions (HEIs) in Ireland (O’Connor and Irvine 2020). This focus has been criticised for excluding a focus on precarity (Meade et al., 2023; O’Keefe and Courtois, 2019). Since women now make up…
Read more: Ireland’s Competitiveness Scorecard 2023
The National Competitiveness and Productivity Council (NCPC) published a report on Ireland’s competitiveness position compared to other economies and identifies potential areas of concern. It is available to read here.
Read more: Pensions automatic enrolment reduces the mental health gap in retirement savings
Dr. Karen Arulsamy, Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen Prof. Liam Delaney, Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science, London School of Economics A pdf version is available here. Key Findings and Policy Recommendations Introduction Ageing populations and longer life expectancies mean that more people are retiring and spending more years in retirement. This trend…
Read more: Work quality in Northern Ireland statistics
The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) released its latest Work Quality statistical publication. More information is available here.
Read more: Assessing the policies to assist Disabled People to access Employment in Ireland
This paper will look at the current levels of disabled people working in Ireland, examine what supports currently exist for disabled people in the workplace, consider the possible reasonable accommodations that employees could expect to make, and the grants available to them. The paper will also examine other societal aspects that might prevent people from…
Read more: The Pandemic: Two years that have changed Ireland. Part 1: Health, Healthcare and the Labour Market
This is the first in a series of papers that aim to give an overview of some of ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has changed Ireland. This paper examines some the key statistics that illustrate the impact of COVID-19 on Irish society since Ireland’s first confirmed case on 29th February 2020 and it focuses…
Read more: Who is better off? Measuring Cross-border Differences in Living Standards, Opportunities and Quality of Life on the Island of Ireland
Adele Bergin and Seamus McGuinness The Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin and Department of Economics, Trinity College Dublin Irish Studies in International Affairs, Vol. 32, 143-60 The Digest series presents summaries of papers that make a contribution to policy debates that have already been published by the identified authors in cited outlets. Introduction Possible…