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My latest for CapX Tweet

Posted 27 Apr 2016 in Blog, Brexit
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My column for Foreign Policy Tweet

Posted 26 Apr 2016 in Blog, Competition policy, Europe, Google
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My latest for CapX Tweet

Posted 19 Apr 2016 in Blog, Brexit, CapX
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and it is both disingenuous and wrong-headed of Boris Johnson and his fellow Brexiteers to argue that if only Britain left the EU, the government would be free to pursue a failed 1970s-style industrial policy to prop up unprofitable businesses such as Tata Steel’s. My article for CapX Tweet

Posted 05 Apr 2016 in Blog, Brexit, Britain, Trade
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Posted 21 Feb 2016 in Blog, Brexit, CapX
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My column for Brussels Times Tweet

Posted 04 Feb 2016 in Blog, Brexit, Brussels Times
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My column for CapX Tweet

Posted 03 Feb 2016 in Blog, Brexit, Britain, Europe
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In an excellent piece on why Britain ought to accept more refugees, Jonathan Portes writes: As Philippe Legrain from LSE’s European Institute points out in his forthcoming paper on this topic, welcoming refugees is not only a humanitarian and legal obligation: it is an investment that can yield substantial economic dividends. Tweet

Posted 01 Feb 2016 in Blog, Britain, Immigration, The Independent
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My column for CapX Tweet

Posted 29 Jan 2016 in Blog, Brexit, Britain, CapX, Europe
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The EU needs to create safe, legal, orderly channels for refugees to reach Europe, not an EU border force. My column for Foreign Policy Tweet

Posted 14 Jan 2016 in Blog, Europe, Immigration, terrorism
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My column for CapX Tweet

Posted 07 Jan 2016 in Blog, Brexit, Britain, Europe
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Philippe Legrain, senior visiting fellow at the London School of Economics’ European Institute, said: “Welcoming refugees is an investment that can pay dividends as soon as they start working. With demand [in the eurozone economy] depressed, additional spending on refugees acts like a small fiscal stimulus. Looking forward, refugees boost the labour supply, and hence […]

Posted 29 Dec 2015 in Blog, Europe, Financial Times, Immigration
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My interview on Europe’s refugee crisis with Futuri magazine. Tweet

Posted 27 Dec 2015 in Blog, Europe, Futuri, Immigration, Italy
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I contributed to this Freakonomics Radio episode. Listen here Tweet

Posted 17 Dec 2015 in Blog, Freakonomics Radio, Immigration
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One consequence of the Paris attacks is that Britain’s renegotiation of its EU membership has been delayed. With the risks of Brexit rising by the day, David Cameron’s priority should be to complete the renegotiation as quickly as possible, declare victory, and start campaigning vigorously on the broader reasons why Britain should stay in the […]

Posted 15 Dec 2015 in Blog, Britain, Europe, Politics
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My column for Brussels Times Tweet

Posted 05 Dec 2015 in Blog, Brussels Times, euro
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Clip of me speaking at the Citywire Alternative Ucits event Tweet

Posted 04 Dec 2015 in Blog, Brexit, Europe
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The horrific Paris attacks are shocking and deeply saddening. And when people’s security is threatened, governments sometimes need to curtail our freedom. But the measures taken ought to be targeted, proportionate and effective. Reimposing border controls (which would not have prevented the Paris attacks) and turning away refugees, many of whom are fleeing Islamic State […]

Posted 17 Nov 2015 in Blog, Europe, Foreign Policy, Immigration, terrorism
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Mon interview avec atlantico.fr Tweet

Posted 09 Nov 2015 in Atlantico.fr, Blog, Britain, Europe
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My column for Foreign Policy argues that British exit from the EU is much more likely than people think Tweet

Posted 03 Nov 2015 in Blog, Brexit, Britain, Foreign Policy