Brexit Beckons: Thinking ahead by leading economists

Richard Baldwin 01 August 2016

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Contents

Introduction
Richard E. Baldwin

Brexit: The vote and the voters

1 Brexit and globalisation
Diane Coyle

2 Brexit realism: What economists know about costs and voter motives
David Miles

3 Lousy experts: Looking back at the ex ante estimates of the costs of Brexit
Nauro F. Campos

4 This backlash has been a long time coming
Kevin H. O’Rourke

Trade policy and the City

5 The UK’s new trade priorities
Angus Armstrong

6 UK-EU relations after Brexit: What is best for the UK economy?
Swati Dhingra and Thomas Sampson

7 The Ten Commandments of an independent UK trade policy
Simon J. Evenett

8 Negotiating Britain’s new trade policy
Jim Rollo and L Alan Winters

9 Brexit: Lessons from history
Nicholas Crafts

10 Brexit – what happens to banking?
Patricia Jackson

11 The implications of Brexit for the City
Michael McMahon

Labour issues

12 Immigration – the way forward
Jonathan Portes

13 Brexit and wage inequality
Brian Bell and Stephen Machin

14 Brexit and labour markets
Barbara Petrongolo

Scotland and Northern Ireland

15 Brexit – a view from north of the border
Ian Wooton

16 Ireland and Brexit
John FitzGerald and Patrick Honohan

Issues for the EU

17 A month after the Brexit vote: More turmoil to come
Thorsten Beck

18 The EU must adapt to survive
Charles Wyplosz

19 How to prevent Brexit from damaging the EU
Paul De Grauwe

20 Science after Brexit
Paul Nightingale

 

Professor of International Economics, Graduate Institute, Geneva; President of CEPR; Vox Editor-in-Chief

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