Research and Reports from the Centre for Economic Empowerment
In 2013, amidst growing concern about high cost credit and illegal lending, NICVA commissioned POLICIS and Liverpool John Moores University to explore options for an alternative affordable credit model. This report contains the results of their research.
Government support for the private sector in Northern Ireland is an important part of its economic strategy. This report considers how this support impacts on people on low incomes.
This report considers the use of distributional analysis and weighting in economic assessments within central government in Northern Ireland.
This report examines how public procurement in Northern Ireland can better encourage innovation – the creation of new processes, products, ideas and services.
This report estimates the costs that would be incurred if the Supporting People programme were to cease.
This report estimates the economic impact of introducing the Living Wage in Northern Ireland.
This report estimates how the programme of welfare reform that began in 2010 impacts on Northern Ireland.
This report reviews the fiscal powers of the Northern Ireland Assembly and considers the scope for the devolution of additional powers.