Category Archives: Economy

University rankings

  The pros and cons of ranking campuses. Each year, the Times Higher Education magazine (THE) ranks the most successful 200 universities, which are considered as representing roughly the top 1 per...

Agriculture cuts

  Richard Halleron considers whether agriculture will be able to persuade the general public of its worth. Speculation is rife at the present time that the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development...

Agriculture in the economy

Richard Halleron recounts the success story of Northern Ireland’s farms and food industries despite the wider downturn and takes stock of their current position in the economy. A recent economic review1 confirmed...