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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.
In this paper we present a snapshot of how Northern Ireland is already proactively involved in precision medicine development, how it is primed to expand this contribution, and why increasing numbers of national and global organisations are partnering with Northern Ireland to realise the full benefits precision medicine can deliver.
The UK has a productivity problem. The size of the problem is well understood, even if the exact causes are not.
Technology and Innovation Futures is a forward look at a range of developments that have the potential to support sustained economic growth in the UK over the next 20 years.