Research

June 14, 2012

Delivering a Prosperity Process: Opportunities in North/South Public Service Provision

The Centre for Cross Border Studies today publishes a new report proposing a number of areas of public service provision where it makes sense for the Irish and Northern Irish public sectors to cooperate for improved service delivery and ‘value for money’. Delivering a Prosperity Process: Opportunities in North/South Public Service Provision is by Michael […]

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June 12, 2012

The Cross-Border Spatial Planning and Training Network (CroSPlaN)

This network, organised by the Centre’s sister organisation, the International Centre for Local and Regional Development (ICLRD), brings together an  alliance  (CroSPLaN) of planners, economic development officers, local authority officials, councillors, and community and business interests on both sides of the border to promote more systematic learning and exchange in planning. CroSPlaN’s  three year (2009-2012) […]

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June 12, 2012

Reviving the Border Region Economy in a New Era of Peace and Devolved Government

The final report of this research project – Cross-Border Economic Renewal: Re-thinking Regional Policy in Ireland – was launched on 30 March 2012. The aim of its package of four closely inter-related studies is to find ways of understanding and increasing the accessibility, size, transparency, competitiveness and profitability of Irish border region markets in a […]

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June 12, 2012

Impact Assessment Toolkit for Cross-Border Cooperation in Ireland

As part of the integrative work of a cross-border observatory, the Centre has devised and developed an Impact Assessment Toolkit (IAT) for practical, mutually beneficial cross-border cooperation in Ireland. This highly innovative toolkit – the first of its kind in the European Union – is designed to guide policy-makers and EU funders (and to be […]

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March 30, 2012

Cross-Border Economic Renewal: Rethinking Regional Policy in Ireland

The report – Cross-Border Economic Renewal: Rethinking Regional Policy in Ireland – was launched today in Dublin by Aidan Gough, Director of Strategy and Policy at InterTradeIreland. This major study of the economy of the Irish border region and cross-border economic renewal was carried out by Dr John Bradley, formerly of the Economic and Social […]

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March 30, 2012

The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland – No.7

The seventh Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland features an interview on North-South cooperation with the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, and articles on young people’s attitudes to cross-border cooperation;  setting up an Economic Development Zone in the border region; North-South research collaboration; cross-border cooperation in hospital services; cross-border undergraduate flows and the contribution of […]

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