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The Brexit Alternatives and their Implications

What might the UK learn from the experiences of other European states that are outside the EU but have endeavoured to maintain close economic ties to it? With Joachim Blatter, Erik O Eriksen Sieglinde Gstöhl and Kevin Featherstone

November 27th, 2017||0 Comments|
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    Britain cannot and should not imitate the Swiss model of sectoral bilateralism with the EU

Britain cannot and should not imitate the Swiss model of sectoral bilateralism with the EU

In this blog post, Joachim Blatter (University of Lucerne) explains why Britain cannot and should not imitate the Swiss model of sectoral bilateralism. He also outlines where the British and the Swiss could join forces for re-inventing transnational governance and democracy in Europe after Brexit.

Britain cannot imitate the Swiss model of sectoral bilateralism

In Switzerland, direct forms of democracy are firmly […]