Social and Economic Audit

The Centre has been commissioned by the North West Regional Assembly to undertake a three year social and economic audit of the North West. The project objectives include to assess the impact of regional performance at the sub-regional and community level to identify benefits and/or adverse impact on particular social groups and sectors in the North West economy; contributing to the development of appropriate performance measures, data collection, monitoring and assessment; identify ways in which social and economic assessment can be integrated into the planning process to improve policy and decision making and to build capacity, understanding and support for regional targets at sub-regional and community level and to provide a mechanism for involvement in the assessment process.