The Government has committed itself to bringing in domestic water charges. Browse the evidence on how this can best be achieved while protecting the less well off.
Analyses of issues relating to Government revenues and expenditures, debts and deficits and facts, figures and updates to keep you informed.
In this section, we review the evidence in relation to trends in income distribution in Ireland.
Ireland’s pension system need reform. Many face the prospect of inadequate pensions, coverage rates are too low, and population aging will make our current system unsustainable. How can we face up to these challenges? Find out here.
From 1 July 2013, a new Local Property Tax will replace the Household Charge. Examine the issues that arise in designing property taxation.
Increasing public sector productivity can help lessen the impact of cuts on front-line services. Here we monitor the implementation of the Croke Park reforms, and examine other potential public sector reforms.