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My piece for CapX Tweet

Posted 27 Jun 2016 in Blog, Brexit, CapX
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My piece for the New York Times Tweet

Posted 27 Jun 2016 in Blog, Brexit, New York Times
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My On Point wrap-up piece for Project Syndicate. Tweet

Posted 27 Jun 2016 in Blog, Brexit, Project Syndicate
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My piece for Svenska Dagbladet Tweet

Posted 19 Jun 2016 in Blog, Brexit, Europe, Svenska Dagbladet, Sweden
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My latest for CapX. Tweet

Posted 16 Jun 2016 in Blog, Brexit, CapX
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My latest column for Brussels Times is here. Tweet

Posted 08 Jun 2016 in Blog, Brussels Times, Immigration
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I was interviewed about the merits of providing a basic income to all Swiss citizens, a proposal that they overwhelmingly rejected in a referendum on 6 June. Watch the clip here. Tweet

Posted 06 Jun 2016 in Al Jazeera, Blog, Welfare
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In CityAM Mark Sands quoted me in a piece on the impact of migrants on housing and public services on 1 June. Fellow economist Philippe Legrain, who supports liberal migration rules, slammed Fox’s comments. “This is more than dog whistle politics, it’s just demonising migrants for the failings of the British economy and the British […]

Posted 01 Jun 2016 in Blog, Brexit, Britain, Immigration
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I was an expert witness to the House of Lords’ European Union Committee report into completing Europe’s economic and monetary union. In the final report published in May 2016, I am quoted several times. Philippe Legrain… argued, in contrast, that this reduction in Germany’s surplus with the eurozone meant “that it is exporting its capital elsewhere, […]

Posted 24 May 2016 in Blog, euro, House of Lords
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I synthesise the views of Project Syndicate writers on the various aspects of the Brexit debate. Read the “On Point” here. Tweet

Posted 24 May 2016 in Blog, Brexit, Project Syndicate
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Anne McElvoy interviews me and David Davis MP on The Economist Radio. Listen here Tweet

Posted 21 May 2016 in Blog, Brexit, The Economist
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After two years of hard work, my new think-tank, Open Political Economy Network (OPEN), has finally launched today with a ground-breaking new study by me on how refugees can contribute to the economy. The report is co-published with Hamdi Ulukaya’s Tent Foundation, whose mission is to help forcibly displaced people. A key finding, based on […]

Posted 20 May 2016 in Blog, Immigration, OPEN, Refugees
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I spoke about Brexit at an Institute of Directors (IOD) Ireland breakfast event at the Westbury Hotel in Dublin on 19 May. Colm Kelpie covered it for the Irish Independent here and I’m also quoted in another piece here My remarks were also covered in the Irish Times here and in Business Plus here Tweet

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My latest column for Project Syndicate Tweet

Posted 16 May 2016 in Blog, Brexit, Project Syndicate
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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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On 1 April I chaired a conference of students around Europe on the refugee crisis, immigration and open borders near Subotica in Serbia, just by the barbed-wire fence that Hungary has erected to keep out refugees. The conference was used to prepare an exhibition at the Bozar museum in Brussels. It was a fantastic experience. Thanks […]

Posted 01 Apr 2016 in Blog, Immigration
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Posted 21 Feb 2016 in Blog, Brexit, CapX