If the UK is to use Brexit as an opportunity to negotiate new trade agreements with other states outside of Europe, then Australia arguably represents one of the best examples of a future partner. Yet the Brexit referendum also coincided with renewed attempts to develop closer trade relations between the EU and Australia. Laura Allison-Reumann, Margherita Matera and Philomena […]
The three years since the referendum have given the financial sector plenty of time to prepare for Brexit, writes Rebecca Christie (Bruegel). Thousands of lawyers have registered to practise in Ireland and firms are using Brexit as a chance to diversify, relocating some services elsewhere in the EU.
The UK is leaving the European Union, in spirit if not in […]
With the British parliament still deadlocked, the UK’s future Brexit strategy is not yet set in stone. Whatever path the UK chooses from here will have an impact on the future of British immigration policy – and therefore on the size of the population, write Nik Lomax, Paul Norman, Philip Rees (University of Leeds) and Pia Wohland (University of […]
Why do some voters accept their defeat and agree to a democratic verdict while some do not? Richard Nadeau, Éric Bélanger, and Ece Özlem Atikcan focus on losers’ consent in the Brexit referendum.
In the protracted aftermath of the 2016 Brexit vote, more than 4.1 million UK citizens signed a petition in early 2019 calling for a second referendum on […]
Kitty Stewart (LSE) reviews the evidence on how Brexit is expected to affect different population groups and asks whether it might, at least, reduce income inequality.
How are the effects of Brexit expected to fall across different groups in the population? We consider the possible differential impact by region, sector, skill-level and income group, and what government might do to mitigate some […]
Brexit is a British and a European matter. So why should people involved in African higher education care about it? Because the uncertainties associated with this divorce transcend the EU, write Patrício Langa (University of the Western Cape and Eduardo Mondlane University) and Patrick Swanzy (University of the Western Cape), and are likely to affect other parts of the globe […]