Brexit: the economics of international disintegration
Pro-Brexit rhetoric mixes up two distinct interpretations of what made people vote to Leave the European Union – and they have very different policy implications. As Thomas Sampson explains, those voters wanting to reclaim sovereignty may view the likely negative economic impact as a price worth paying. But ‘left-behind’ voters blaming Europe for their economic problems will need policies other than Brexit to address the underlying causes of their discontent.
1 March 2018 Paper Number CEPCP526
This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Trade programme.