Economy & Finance

Economy & Finance


Northern Ireland trade in goods, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog post provides an overview of Northern Ireland’s (NI) current position with regard to trade in goods and updates our previous blog on NI’s trade in goods in 2017. It uses the most recent

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Employment & Labour Market



An image showing the Northern Ireland Budget Act 2019, with a selection of cash
Northern Ireland public finances: An update

Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog article provides an update on Northern Ireland public finances in the absence of fully functioning devolved government. It explains recently enacted budget legislation and notes political developments of relevance to future Northern Ireland

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A chart showing the scale of change in TES proportions in % points, 1999-2000 to 2016-2017
We don’t need no education!

Reading Time: 8 minutes The finances of Northern Ireland’s schools have been in the spotlight for some time. For example, the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee at Westminster is currently holding an Inquiry into Education funding. In June 2018, Northern

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