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The lost decade

Economic output in Northern Ireland declined sharply with the financial crisis and since then it has flatlined with output in real terms [GVA] failing to recover to pre-crash levels, writes Owen McQuade....

A transformative impact in communities

Gillian Somerville, Director of HR and Corporate Services at Radius Housing Association discusses the organisation’s first 18 months in operation and Radius’ approach to successfully delivering the merger. Radius Housing Association, formed...

Structural problems

Former Minister for Employment and Learning Stephen Farry tells David Whelan that Northern Ireland’s economic performance is being hindered by a legacy of structural problems which have yet to be addressed. “There...

Towards a £1 billion market

The tourism economy in Northern Ireland is expected to build on a record-breaking year in 2017. Early indicators for tourism performance from the first three month of 2018 suggest that Northern Ireland...

A tale of two economies

Economic journalist Paul Gosling assesses the emerging contrasts between the two economies on the island of Ireland and analyses the three major economic arguments being put forward against Irish reunification. The Republic...

When globalisation turns nasty

As policy leaders and decision-makers scramble to adjust to international upheaval in the form of Britain’s departure from the EU and the election of Donald Trump, John Bradley offers some advice on...

Construction output sees further decline

Northern Ireland’s construction industry has noted a further decline in output in the first quarter of 2018, according to recent findings contained in the Northern Ireland Construction Bulletin. As a key performance...

Broad Economy Sales and Export Statistics

As the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency releases the Northern Ireland’s Broad Economy Sales and Exports Statistics for Goods and Services in 2016, agendaNi reviews those results in the context of...