Update: What effect did Northern Ireland’s spend local scheme have on the economy?

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To boost the economy after lockdown, the devolved government in Northern Ireland gave every citizen a £100 ‘spend local’ voucher. New data show where and when vouchers were spent, enabling an evaluation of the scheme.

Period03 May 2022

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  • Northern Ireland
  • Public Economics
  • Regional Economics