EU Referendum

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    Leaving the EU will be detrimental for the future of the City

Leaving the EU will be detrimental for the future of the City

The City’s growth is not endogenous,  it has coincided with the achievement of the European single market. In the past 20 years London managed to adapt as a bridgehead for foreign, mostly US, financial institutions’ operations all over the EU (banks, institutional investors and fund managers, and ratings agents). Karel Lannoo, one the participants of the first LSE Commission on the Future of Britain in Europe, claims that it is […]

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    The EU referendum in Northern Ireland: Good Europeans or sectarian politics as usual?

The EU referendum in Northern Ireland: Good Europeans or sectarian politics as usual?

Despite the potential for a more pro-European electorate, attitudes to the EU have been subsumed into the Catholic-Protestant divide like most other political divisions in the province, argues James Dennison. Whereas pro-Europeanism can be predicted in Great Britain by age, wealth and education, in Northern Ireland religious identification is the only statistically significant predictor of voting to leave or […]