The Economic Policy Centre (EPC) have a variety of services for business across Northern Ireland and beyond.
- Outlook report (Spring 2016)
- Outlook infographic (Spring 2016)
- Outlook report (Spring 2015)
- Outlook infographic (Spring 2015)
- Outlook report (Autumn 2014)
- Outlook report (Spring 2014)
- Outlook report (Winter 2013)
- Cost of Division - A benchmark of performance and expenditure
- NI Skills Barometer Findings Report - Department for Employment and Learning (November 2015)
The EPC is conducting core research in numerous other projects including:
- Air Connectivity study
- Corporation tax update
- Cost of doing business
The EPC is acting as a supervisory/advisory role in other projects including:
- development of reliable export data
- high-growth firms and their defining characteristics
- innovative firms and their defining characteristics
- access to finance research
- SMART region initiative for South West NI
The EPC is educating and developing the next generation of economic policy makers through teaching at the Ulster University Business School including:
- Regional Economics
- Economic Policy
- Industrial Placements
- Skills for Economists
The EPC undertakes a range of strategic consultancy projects for public and private sector clients. The following projects are currently ongoing:
NI Science Park - Knowledge Economy Index
Richard Johnston has developed an index for both Northern Ireland and the UK to allow Northern Ireland's relative knowledge economy performance to be benchmarked.
PwC New York - Global Cities report
Professor Gibson has been instrumental in designing bespoke research for the report which is due for publication in Spring 2014. The research is nearly complete and Professor Gibson will be assisting with the analysis and drafting of the report over the winter.
PwC New York - Entertainment and Media Cities of Opportunity report
Professor Gibson and Gareth Hetherington are working with PwC New York to complete an analysis of the Entertainment and Media sector across 30 international cities as part of the PwC Cities of Opportunity series
The EPC provided support to Oxford Economics on a number of economic consultancy projects including economic forecasting, analysis and consultancy.