Explainers Economics

The economics of Brexit

Various
A three minute guide on the economy

Introduction The economy has played a major role in the referendum campaign, with both sides presenting competing…

Professor Matt Qvortrup
The political (micro) economy of the Brexit referendum: an application of public choice

There were many reasons why a majority of the British voters opted for ‘Brexit’ and voted to…

Dr John Paul Salter
What is the difference between a free-trade area and a single market?

A free-trade area arises when a group of countries come together and agree not to impose tariffs…

Dr Swati Dhingra
Trade deals with third countries

What is the current situation? The EU is a customs union: EU members have a common trade…

Dr Swati Dhingra
Factsheet: no deal – the WTO option

What is the current situation? The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is the global body governing international trade.…

Professor Catherine Barnard
Factsheet: a UK-EU trade deal

What is the current situation? The prime minister is committed to securing a ‘deep and special’ partnership…

Dr Alan Renwick
What is trade?

Trade is the buying and selling of products between countries. These products can be goods, such as…

Dr Alan Renwick
Trade: how it works today

The way we do trade today is strongly shaped by our membership of the European Union (EU).…

The initiative will provide an authoritative and independent reference point for those looking for information and insights about UK-EU relations. The views expressed in these explainers are those of the authors and not necessarily those of The UK in a Changing Europe.

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