This library is a collection of documents that the MATRIX panel and secretariat have used in their research. If you are looking for reports that MATRIX has produced, please visit our Reports section. Click on the subjects below to refine your search.
This British Council report has been commissioned to better understand the diverse value, processes and motivations of creative hubs and in doing so, analyse how best to support and stimulate the wider creative economy they are rooted in, particularly in times of political and financial uncertainty.
This report – a collaboration between Nesta and Creative England – reveals hotspots of creative activity in all nations and regions of the UK, and produces data that economic development agencies and policymakers charged with promoting business growth can use when setting strategic priorities.
This NESTA report is the first systematic analysis of employment in the UK’s creative and high-tech economies. It analyses their size, growth and distribution across the country.
In this report, the CBI calls for a commitment to spending 3% of GDP on R&D by 2025 – a joint target to be met by the private sector and government.
This report draws on 30 interviews with senior digital and policy officials across Whitehall and the public sector, and vendors to government. It focuses on the role of the Government Digital Service (GDS) in creating a framework for digital government that is successful, and assesses how GDS is performing in that role.
As part of PwC’s overarching narrative for the T20, this report discusses how three drivers of change – globalisation, technological advances and “financialisation” – have historically served humanity well by typically delivering both economic growth and social progress.
It is clear we need a new way of measuring the economy and that is what is presented in this report by the National Institute for Economic and Social Research, based on the pioneering big data techniques of Growth Intelligence, a UK company who specialise in tracking and measuring the economic activities of companies.
What is the potential of machine learning over the next 5-10 years? And how can we develop this technology in a way that benefits everyone? The Royal Society’s machine learning project has been investigating these questions, and this report sets out the actions needed to maintain the UK’s role in advancing this technology while ensuring careful stewardship of its development.
Artificial intelligence (AI) will have a fundamental impact on the global labour market in the next few years.
This report argues that the ability to solve problems with others is a crucial skill for our young people in the workplace of the future but the current education system does little to support it.
The Knowledge Economy Index has become a key annual publication in tracking the health of the Northern Ireland innovation economy. It uses key data year-on-year to compare our performance with other regions and monitor the availability of capital.
The Energy and Manufacturing Advisory Group's recommendations to improve the competitiveness and effectiveness of NI’s electricity market.
This report outlines skill requirements for the NI economy up to 2025 with the aim of ensuring that any skills gaps are identified and addressed.
A report on the contribution which manufacturing makes to the Northern Ireland economy. This report from Oxford Economics uncovers the full impact on jobs, wages, GVA, exports and other areas on both a macro NI level and in each of the 11 new Councils.
This report provides an overview of research commissioned by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI) on the economic implications of a UK exit from the EU for Northern Ireland.