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Read my latest for Foreign Policy Listen to my interview with Hamish Macdonald for ABC Radio National Breakfast Watch my contribution to a panel discussion on Al Jazeera English’s Inside Story Tweet

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Britain still hasn’t decided what kind of post-Brexit trading relationship it wants with the EU. If the government insists on controlling EU migration, the Norway model is out. So what about remaining in a customs union with the EU? Contrary to what is often claimed, that would not avert the introduction of customs controls at […]

Posted 13 Feb 2018 in Blog, Brexit, CapX, Financial Times
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While GDP growth has strengthened, that tells us little about whether societal wellbeing is improving, let alone whether everyone in society is thriving. My latest for Brussels Times tries to provide an answer. Tweet

Posted 13 Feb 2018 in Blog, Brussels Times, euro
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My latest for CapX Tweet

Posted 07 Dec 2017 in Blog, Brexit, CapX, Trade
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Listen to the podcast of LSE European Institute event with Sara Hobolt, John Rentoul and me. My initial remarks start after 26:30 minutes Tweet

Posted 23 Nov 2017 in Blog, Brexit, LSE
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My latest column for Project Syndicate. Tweet

Posted 22 Nov 2017 in Blog, Europe, Germany, Project Syndicate
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Read my piece for Open Democracy Tweet

Posted 28 Oct 2017 in Blog, Immigration, Open Democracy
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My latest column for Brussels Times Tweet

Posted 21 Oct 2017 in Blog, Brussels Times, Catalonia, Europe, separatism
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Here and here. Tweet

Posted 17 Oct 2017 in Blog, Brexit
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My latest for Foreign Policy Tweet

Posted 27 Sep 2017 in Blog, Brexit, Foreign Policy
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My take on Theresa May’s Florence speech and the new round of negotiations that started today for CapX Tweet

Posted 25 Sep 2017 in Blog, Brexit, CapX
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At the University of Amsterdam’s Room for Discussion on 21 September Tweet

Posted 21 Sep 2017 in Blog, euro, Greece
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Read my piece for Refugees Deeply and check out my report for the Tent Foundation and OPEN. Tweet

Posted 20 Sep 2017 in Blog, OPEN, Refugees, Refugees Deeply
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that would involve staying in the single market and customs union for a few years after Brexit. My latest for CapX Tweet

Posted 05 Sep 2017 in Blog, Brexit, CapX
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The Brexit negotiations are at an impasse, notably over money. Some hotheads are suggesting that the UK should try to force the EU to back down by threatening a chaotic no-deal Brexit. But while a credible plan B would indeed strengthen the UK’s negotiating hand, a no-deal Brexit is no such thing. My latest for […]

Posted 05 Sep 2017 in Blog, Brexit, CapX
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I was interviewed by Project Syndicate for their podcast series Tweet

Posted 04 Sep 2017 in Blog, Brexit, Project Syndicate
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My wrap-up piece for Project Syndicate Tweet

Posted 01 Aug 2017 in Blog, euro, Europe, Project Syndicate
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President Macron’s election has created new hope that the eurozone can be fixed. But the optimism is exaggerated, and things might even end up worse off. My column for Brussels Times set out how to actually fix the eurozone. Tweet

Posted 12 Jul 2017 in Blog, Brussels Times, euro
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My column for CapX Tweet

Posted 12 Jul 2017 in Blog, Brexit, CapX, Europe, Japan, Trade
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My letter to the FT Tweet

Posted 12 Jul 2017 in Blog, euro, Germany