Economic Inequality in Northern Ireland
Commissioned by: NICVA
Economic inequality – disparities in income and wealth – has been rising up the political agenda for the last number of years. Driven by popular academic works such as that of Piketty, insecurities arising from the financial crisis and the manner in which governments around the world have subsequently sought to balance the books, there are now regularly voiced concerns about inequality.
This report covers economic inequality in Northern Ireland – how high it is, how this compares to other countries, and how it has been changing.