About The Nevin Economic Research Institute

The Nevin Economic Research Institute, with offices in Dublin and Belfast, is a research organisation which, at its core, has a vision of the achievement of a better, fairer society.

It aims, through the provision of world-class research and analysis, to contribute towards the construction of alternative perspectives and possibilities that will lead to the creation of a sustainable and inclusive economy that works for everyone in society. It is supported by the unions affiliated to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions.

The remit of the Institute is to:

  • advance knowledge and understanding of economics and the social sciences, with particular reference to the economic and social conditions in or affecting the island of Ireland;
  • undertake, to the benefit of the public, research and analysis on the impact of economic policy development and its effects towards the attainment of a more equitable and just society;
  • publish and promote research findings in order to advance awareness and comprehension of economic theory;
  • undertake activities to ensure a broad dissemination of the research and analysis; and
  • provide education, training and capacity building programmes to increase understanding of economic and social science policy among the general public.