Our goal is to promote better economic, social and environmental policies.

We do this by carrying out independent research and communicating the results to make it as easy as possible for interested citizens to understand the choices involved in addressing public policy issues and their implications.

We passionately believe in the value of evidence in helping to make the right policy choices. Evidence does not answer all the questions – some issues are ultimately matters for political decision – but there is much to be learned from experience in Ireland and elsewhere.

We are independent and have no party political view and are not aligned with any sectional interest.

 

Professor Frank Convery

Chairman of Publicpolicy.ie.
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Dr Donal de Buitléir

Director of Publicpolicy.ie
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Staff

Mr Cormac O’Sullivan

Senior Researcher
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Ms Helen Cosgrove

Administrator & Events Manager
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Board Members

Professor Peter Clinch

Vice-President for Innovation, UCD
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Ms Anne Maher

Former CEO of the Pensions Board
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Mr Sean Moriarty

Former Head of Tax Administration and Consumption Taxes Division, OECD.
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Mr Cormac O’Dea

Institute for Fiscal Studies, London
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Professor Yvonne Scannell

School of Law, Trinity College
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Ms Bride Rosney

Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice
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Professor Brendan Walsh

Professor Emeritus, School of Economics, UCD
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Ms Mary Walsh

Chartered Accountant.
Independent member of the National Economic and Social Council.
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Research Affiliates

Mr Paul Redmond

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Mr Graeme O’Meara

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Intern Economists

Ms Jessica Worth

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