The issue of Comprehensive Sickness Insurance (CSI) and residency for EU students has become a focal point following the outcome of the Brexit referendum. However, in the five years, I have been at LSE, I have advised on the requirements for CSI in relation to dual-EU/Non-EU nationals accessing their right of free movement. Dual-EU/Non-EU students often do not have […]
Recently Wolfgang Muenchau asserted that after the triggering of Article 50 it was now inevitable that the UK would leave the EU. Those who had voted “remain” in last year’s referendum should renounce their anger at and resentment of the present government’s negotiating tactics. They could more usefully devote their energies to reappraising the unsuccessful arguments they had put […]
Brexit should be viewed as an important opportunity for fresh thinking about trade and development policy, argue Richard Baldwin, Paul Collier and Richard Venables. EU economic and trade policies were far from perfect, and Britain has the chance to lead the way in devising a fairer set of policies that help development in Africa and the Caribbean, while helping […]
London and the South-East plus metropolitan and major university towns are markedly more pro-market and pro-competition than much of the rest of the UK. This is reflected in the geographical pattern of Brexit referendum results. In this post, Jon Stern examines the future of competition policies, as well as the perceptions of fairness and legitimacy of pro-market competition and industrial policies […]
The UK first dismissed the European Community, but later spent 12 years desperate to join it, writes Adrian Williamson. He argues that holding Brexiteers to account can be done by looking at economic history.
The House of Commons has voted overwhelmingly to trigger Article 50, on the explicit basis that this process will be irrevocable and that, at the end […]
Among the groups campaigning against a hard Brexit, Open Britain is among the best-resourced. But their impact on public opinion and the government’s negotiating stance has so far been minimal. LSE Brexit co-editor Ros Taylor asked the chair of Open Britain, Roland Rudd, about the campaign’s strategy.
It’s March 2019 and we’ve just crashed out of the EU without a trade or transitional deal. […]