Economy

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.

Budget 2014

28 Mar 2014Bob Harper Centre for Economic EmpowermentEconomy, Public Expenditure

A short analysis of the impact of Budget 2014 on Northern Ireland.

A Commentary on Economic Data in Northern Ireland

27 Mar 2014Eoin Rooney Centre for Economic EmpowermentEconomy

This report considers the quality of the data available on the Northern Ireland economy and proposes ways in which existing datasets could be enhanced.

A Commentary on Economic Data in Northern Ireland

27 Mar 2014Eoin Rooney Centre for Economic Empowerment, Policy & Public AffairsEconomy

This report considers the quality of the data available on the Northern Ireland economy and proposes ways in which existing datasets could be enhanced.

Survey Finds Local People More Interested in the Economy Than Politics

4 Mar 2014Elizabeth Hendron Centre for Economic EmpowermentEconomy

Local people are more interested in economic issues than political issues, according to new research commissioned by NICVA.

Economic Attitudes in Northern Ireland

4 Mar 2014Eoin Rooney Centre for Economic Empowerment, Policy & Public AffairsEconomy

This report examines public attitudes and interest in economic issues in Northern Ireland.

Generation Y

5 Feb 2014Elizabeth Hendron Centre for Economic EmpowermentEmployment, Economy, Economy

Ed Howker, one of the keynote speakers at our Creating the Good Economy - For Life conference in January wrote this article for us to highlight some of the issues faced by Generation Y.

Masterclass on moving Northern Ireland towards a low carbon economy

8 Jan 2014Eoin Rooney Centre for Economic EmpowermentEconomy

This masterclass provided an introduction to the policy, legal, practical and societal issues associated with developing a low carbon economy in Northern Ireland. Professor Sam Fankhauser's presentation can be downloaded on this page.

Putting On A Performance

6 Nov 2013Eoin Rooney Centre for Economic EmpowermentEconomy

It has been revealed that in order to meet performance targets, staff at a hospital in Colchester were pressurised into falsifying waiting list data.

The Impact of Welfare Reform on Northern Ireland

24 Oct 2013Eoin Rooney Centre for Economic Empowerment, Policy & Public Affairs, Welfare Reform, Investing in SocietyWelfare Reform, Economy

This report estimates how the programme of welfare reform that began in 2010 impacts on Northern Ireland.