Brexit – did the economists get it wrong?

During the EU referendum campaign in 2016 many economists predicted disastrous economic consequences in case of a “Leave” vote. However, the current economic climate is far from this scenario. Were the economic models used at the time wrong? Were the predictions wrong or will they still take effect with delay? These will be among the questions to be discussed by our expert panel.


  • Professor Iain Begg
    Professorial Research Fellow, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Dr Swati Dinghra
    Assistant Professor, Centre for Economic Performance, Department of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Andrew Smith
    Independent economist and commentator; Chief Economic Adviser to Industry Forum and former Chief Economist at KPMG

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