Brexit referendum

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From Grexit to Brexit. Central banks always a step ahead of referendums and elections

Stefano Francesco Fugazzi (ABC Economics) – The Bank of England has become caught in the increasingly bitter EU referendum debate after Governor Mark Carney was forced to reject accusations that Threadneedle Street was being too supportive of the government’s pro-EU line. The row follows Monday’s announcement that the Bank of England will offer three additional … Continue reading

Carney: the impact of the EU membership on Bank of England

Speech given by the Governor of the Bank of England (‘The Bank’), Mark Carney, presenting the findings of a report highlighting the impact of the European Union membership on the the Bank’s ability to achieve thier monetary and financial stability objectives (Notes 1 and 2 )  *** (21 October 2015) I would like to be clear at the outset what this report is about, … Continue reading

EU referendum: Cameron’s 4 conditions to avoid #Brexit

In recent months ABC Economics published a series of articles on the subject of the EU referendum in addition to a book by Stefano Fugazzi, “Brexit?”. Hereafter we report a piece by The Telegraph featuring David Cameron’s conditions to remain in Europe. Source: The Telegraph. You may also be interested in Stefano Fugazzi’s latest article … Continue reading

#Brexit: the 1975 EU referendum (when Labour acted like Conservatives)

An historic insight on Britain’s referendum on the EU (formerly known as EEC) membership by Stefano Fugazzi, founder of ABC Economics and author of ‘Brexit?’, a book which remarkably spent 4 weeks at Number 1 in Lulu’s ‘Business & Economics’ UK Chart (available in Paperback and eBook). Did you know (or are you seasoned enough to remember) … Continue reading

#Brexit. Top 100 EU rules cost Britain £33.3bn

In the latest instalment of Open Europe’s ongoing Brexit series, we look at the burden of EU regulation on the UK economy, and whether swapping full EU membership for EEA membership, i.e. the ‘Norway Option’, would be a better way to cut regulatory costs. Based on an analysis of UK Government Impact Assessments (IAs), Open … Continue reading

Securing free trade with EU after #Brexit. Easy wins and challenges

OpenEurope’s assessment of how withdrawal from the EU would impact eight of the UK’s key exporting industries, in both the goods and services sectors. EU regulation now covers most parts of the UK economy, including the public sector, which is largely non-tradable, and other domestic firms which do not export. This means that Brexit – … Continue reading

#OpenEurope, the economic impact of #Brexit

In this study, Open Europe primarily examines the economic impact of Britain leaving the EU.  Open Europe’s study draws on detailed economic modelling, showing that the economic impact of Brexit is not as clear cut in either direction as most previous analyses have suggested. Instead it will depend on a number of tough decisions in … Continue reading

According to new poll over half of Britons want to stay in the EU

Fonte/Source, EUObserver, Over half of Britons want the UK to stay in the EU, according to a ComRes poll published Monday. The poll asked: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union? 58% said Yes while 31% said No. A membership referendum is due before the end of 2017 Fonte/Source, https://euobserver.com/tickers/129010

#Brexit: would independence over trade policy lead to better results?

Extract from the House of Commons Library, Research Paper No. 13/42 It is often suggested that independence over trade policy would allow the UK to join other free trade areas, such as NAFTA and forge its own bilateral free trade agreements that are tailored to its particular economic circumstances; as part of the EU, this … Continue reading

#Brexit, EU-exit under a negotiated arrangement

Extract from the House of Commons Library, Research Paper No. 13/42 Beyond the MFN position discussed in the previous chapter (see http://wp.me/p3ZV5A-1FO), there are a host of more preferential trade arrangements between the EU and UK that may be negotiated, although there is likely to be a trade-off between the level of access to the … Continue reading

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