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Brexit and Europe

The IFS is part of the ESRC’s UK in a Changing Europe initiative. In the run-up to the EU referendum, our work focused on the EU budget and the potential economic and fiscal effects of leaving the EU, providing a vital impartial voice in the debate. Since the vote to leave the EU our focus has switched to trade, with forthcoming work exploring the effects of trade shocks on labour market outcomes and regional economies, and potential policy responses.

Brexit and Europe

Journal article | Oxford Review of Economic Policy
Economics was front and centre during the run-up to the June 2016 referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU. Paul Johnson and Ian Mitchell discuss the economics of Brexit and lessons for the economics profession.

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