Research plays a key part in informing evidence-based policy making within the Department. The Department regularly engages with other research providers and monitors relevant reports and publications which can inform economic policy development.

The Skills Research Digest, produced for the Department by EMH Connect and AJ Enterprises, focuses on research and policy development in skills and labour market areas.

The Economic Research Digest monitors recently published research across a number of economic areas relevant to the work of the Department such as competitiveness, innovation, enterprise, trade, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), tourism and infrastructure.

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