The Economic and Fiscal Impact of Brexit

Publication date: 25 Nov 2019 | Publication type: General Election Briefing | Theme: Macroeconomics | NIESR Author(s): Young, G

Brexit dominates political debate and divides opinion.  The main political parties have different positions on this issue, ranging from cancelling Brexit (Liberal Democrats) to seeking a ‘clean-break’ (Brexit Party). The Prime Minster wants to ‘get Brexit done’ on the terms of the deal negotiated with the EU.  This briefing focuses on: 

  • The economic impact that the decision to leave the European Union (EU) in the 2016 referendum has had so far
  • The economic impact of different types of Brexit in the short and long run
  • The fiscal implications of Brexit 

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