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The Ulster University Economic Policy Centre, (formerly the NI Centre for Economic Policy - NICEP) is an independent economic research centre focused on producing evidence based research to inform policy development and implementation. 

The Centre engages with all organisations that have an interest in enhancing the Northern Ireland economy and its work is relevant to Government, business and the wider general public. 

Our main roles are: 

  • core economic research 
  • policy advice 
  • teaching of economics across Ulster University Business School 
  • commercial economic consultancy projects