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I have evidence to the House of Lords’ Economic Affairs committee on what a post-Brexit immigration system should look like. Watch it here. Tweet

Posted 23 Feb 2017 in Blog, Brexit, Britain, Immigration
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Theresa May has finally set out her Brexit negotiating objectives. While she belatedly recognised that curtailing free movement requires leaving the single market, she wasn’t honest about the implications of leaving the customs union and her two-year timetable for striking an exit and a trade deal is unrealistic. The chances of Britain leaving without a […]

Posted 19 Jan 2017 in Blog, Brexit, Project Syndicate
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A hard Brexit would be a disaster for Britain’s economy, especially in a more protectionist Trump world – and we are already all poorer due to the pound’s plunge. My column for Prospect Tweet

Posted 18 Nov 2016 in Blog, Brexit, Prospect
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Conservative Brexiteers – who campaigned for the United Kingdom to vote to leave the European Union – continue to blather about building an open, outward-looking, free-trading Britain. But the UK is in fact turning inward. Prime Minister Theresa May, who styles herself as the UK’s answer to Angela Merkel, is turning out to have more […]

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My latest column for Project Syndicate Tweet

Posted 10 Aug 2016 in Blog, Brexit, Europe, Project Syndicate
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My piece for IOD Ireland Tweet

Posted 09 Jul 2016 in Blog, Brexit, IOD, Ireland
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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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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 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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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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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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In CapX Tweet

Posted 21 Feb 2016 in Blog, Brexit, CapX