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Manageable but material

This report from the UK think tank Open Europe assesses the issues raised by No Deal and proposes

Plan A+

This report from the UK think tank IEA looks at creating a prosperous post-Brexit UK. The opportunity

No stress IV

A new paper by Kevin Dowd, Professor of Professor of Finance and Economics at Durham University and

The capital markets union

This report from the UK think tank the Centre for European Reform looks at whether the EU

Tipping the balance

This report from the UK think tank Centre for Policy Studies looks at how trade and investment

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By Sophie Gaston

Since the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, there has been vocal support for a UK-Australia FTA, which could…

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By John Hemmings

The weight of the global economy is going to Asia, it is going by sea – and the United Kingdom…

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By Julian Jessop

On average, the economic costs of non-tariff barriers (NTBs) now far exceed those of tariffs, which have generally been falling…

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By Fabian Wallen; Magnus Wiberg

The weak global GDP growth since the financial crisis in 2007-2009 has coincided with unusually weak growth in global trade.…

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By Victoria Hewson

The debate surrounding the United Kingdom leaving the European Union has focussed on negotiations between the parties. But there are…

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By Julian Jessop

The ongoing controversy over Melrose’s purchase of engineering company GKN illustrates many common misunderstandings about how free markets can work…

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By Joe Owen; Alex Stojanovic; Jill Rutter

Brexit means that, for the first time in 40 years, the UK will have to renegotiate its trade and economic…

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By Shanker Singham; Victoria Hewson; Dr Radomir Tylecote

Ahead of the proposed start of trade talks with the EU in December, the UK must adopt the right approach…

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By Marianne Schneider-Petsinger

If a new trade policy framework can be developed, Trump’s presidency could offer a chance to move the debate forward…

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