Building economic competitiveness

Date published: 01 March 2011


Information and reports on building economic competitiveness including lessons learned from a range of European economies.


Lessons from small peripheral European economies

The Centre for Business Research in Cambridge, along with Oxford Economics, has carried out a review of factors behind economic success in Finland, Ireland, Sweden and Estonia.

An overview report highlights key elements of economic policy contributing to their success and advises on their applicability for Northern Ireland.

The full report contains detailed information on the drivers of economic success and an in-depth study of each of the identified economies.  Individual chapters are available to download below.

Research Seminar

A Research Seminar was held on 30 June 2011 with relevant economic stakeholders to help disseminate the findings of the research. A copy of the presentation given is available to download below.


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