Monthly Archives: May 2020

Covid 19 Pandemic Unemployment Payments in the Western Region

  Continuing our analysis of the economic and social impacts of the Covid 19 pandemic on the Western Region it is useful to look at the number in Western Region counties in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) today, … Continue reading

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Remote Working in Ireland During Covid-19 – Initial Findings from WDC/NUIG Survey

Introduction The WDC in partnership with Whitaker Institute NUIG has just published initial findings of its survey Remote Working in Ireland During COVID-19, see here. These are the summary results from the national survey of 7,241 individuals across a wide … Continue reading

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Working from Home – What are the Regional Patterns?

Introduction In a recent blogpost I examined the data on working from home and the trends that have occurred up to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. The data over the last two decades suggest that there may be a … Continue reading

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