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Brief respite for public spending

Senior Economist with the Nevin Economic Research Institute (NERI), Paul Mac Flynn believes that while extra finances secured through the Conservative-DUP deal are welcome, they must be seen context of the challenges...

Construction output decline

A key indicator of the performance of Northern Ireland’s economy, agendaNi looks at the latest construction output for the first quarter of 2017. Accounting for 6 per cent of GVA in Northern...

House prices continue to rise

The price of new build houses in Northern Ireland are rising at a dramatic rate and are now only one third below their peak in 2007. In what is an eight year...

Ulster University targeting key growth areas in the economy

Ulster University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paddy Nixon; Professor Cathy Gormley-Heenan, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research & Impact); Professor Liam Maguire, Executive Dean, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment; John Healy, Allstate; Peter Devine, Head...

Tourism growth continues in 2017

Pound sterling depreciation has meant the trend of growth of external markets and a shrinkage of the domestic market has continued into 2017. The 2016 tourism sector performance analysis was positive, relaying...

Brexit: A border council perspective

Over a year on from the EU Referendum, the Northern Ireland business community continue to watch and investigate the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU. However, for the economy...