ESRI denies any pressure on dole report

The Economic and Social Research Institute has issued a statement denying it came under any pressure to remove a controversial report on the cost of working in Ireland from its website.

13th June, 2012

The Economic and Social Research Institute has issued a statement denying it came under any pressure to remove a controversial report on the cost of working in Ireland from its website.

"The Working Paper entitled “The Cost of Working in Ireland” was removed from the ESRI website yesterday because senior ESRI researchers, who are experts in this area, concluded that the analysis it contains is seriously flawed," the institute said.

"This was the...

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