NICVA's Centre for Economic Empowerment (CEE) programme is a think-tank, set up to help the sector become better informed about economic issues and take part more effectively in economic policy debates. We carry out research, and run training courses and masterclasses on a wide range of currrent economic issues.
The Centre for Economic Empowerment has recently published some important research into the benefits of introducing a minimum wage in Northern Ireland. NICVA’s Head of Public Affairs, Lisa McElherron makes the case for its introduction.
This report estimates the economic impact of introducing the Living Wage in Northern Ireland.
This article explains some of the issues involved in apportioning public spending and revenue to Northern Ireland.
NICVA's second Masterclass of the year examined community-based currencies and trading schemes.
Consumer Council and NICVA welcome provisional findings of the CMA payday lending market investigation
The Consumer Council and NICVA have welcomed the release of the provisional findings of the Competition and Market Authority’s (CMA) payday lending market investigation.
NICVA's Centre for Economic Empowerment (CEE) held a major conference on Wednesday 28 May 2014, on Working Poverty looking at the extent and causes of in-work poverty in Northern Ireland and potential solutions.