ESRI: Construction activity powering strong growth; jobless numbers to fall to 5.6% - BreakingNews.ie

The ESRI has said it expects the unemployment rate to fall to 5.6% by the end of 2018. If that happens, it would be at a faster rate than previously forecast. However, the research body also warned that if the rate fell below 5.5%, that would be a ...

ESRI warns against new construction bubble forming - Newstalk 106-108 fm

It expects strong growth in Ireland - but says we run the risk of repeating old mistakes... Business & Tech. ESRI warns against new construction bubble forming. Image: Photocall Ireland. Joseph Conroy. 8:26 23 Mar 2017. Joseph Conroy 46 minutes ago.

Unemployment in Ireland will drop despite Brexit coming into action, new report claims - The Irish Sun

UNEMPLOYMENT is forecast to reach 5.6 per cent by the end of 2018 as the economy continues to grow, a new report claims. Despite the doom and gloom of Brexit, the jobless figure — currently 6.6 per cent — will drop by another percentage point by the ...

A boom in construction could lead to the economy overheating - thejournal.ie

A BOOM IN construction could lead to the Irish economy overheating, an economic think tank had warned. The Economic and Social Research Institute's (ESRI's) quarterly economic commentary says that growth in the economy is set to remain strong ...

Opening Bell: ESRI's construction bubble warning, fresh market jitters, CSO plans rebrand - Newstalk 106-108 fm

The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) expects the Irish economy to grow by 3.8% in 2017 and 3.6% in 2018. It believes that this expansion will be driven by consumption, investment, and growth in the construction sector. The ESRI expects ...

Construction growth could lead to economy overheating - ESRI - RTE.ie

An expected increase in construction-related activity over the next two years will lead to a consistent fall in unemployment, however, too much growth in the sector could lead to the economy overheating, according to the Economic and Social Research ...

Is construction Ireland's economic cuckoo? - Irish Times

The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) used its latest outlook report to highlight what may prove a bigger challenge for the Irish economy than Brexit or Trump's protectionist stance on trade, namely “the disproportionate influence of ...

Construction boom could overheat economy, says ESRI - Irish Times

The renewed boom in construction will drive the Irish economy to full employment next year, two years earlier than expected, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has predicted. However, it warned that the disproportionate role being played ...

Call for creation of new semi-state company to supply rental housing - RTE.ie

The Nevin Economic Research Institute has called for the creation of a new commercial semi-state company to become the main supplier of rental housing in the State. The Institute, which is supported by a number of Trade Unions, says a radical break ...

Drive to increase housing supply may overheat the economy, warns ESRI - Irish Independent

The push to boost the number of houses being built could ultimately lead to the economy overheating, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has warned. The think tank also said if unemployment goes below 5.5pc the Government will also have ...

Economy may 'overheat' as unemployment falls - Irish Examiner

Efforts to boost house building could end up in a bloated construction industry and the economy ultimately overheating if the Government were to fail to rein in spending, the Economic and Social Research Institute has warned. In its latest economic ...

Preparing to succeed - Irish Times

The latest forecasts from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) take a relatively optimistic view of the economic outlook. GDP growth is projected to be a healthy 3.8 per cent this year and 3.6 per cent next year, bringing the unemployment ...

Economy close to overheating, ESRI warns - The Times (subscription)

The government could be forced to put the brakes on further tax cuts and spending increases as early as next year because the economy is in danger of overheating, the country's main research institute has warned. The Economic and Social Research ...