European Union

Publication date: 1 Nov 2017 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | External authors: Bailey, D, De Propris, L | JEL classification: F13, F23, L23, L52, L62 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 242 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
The UK’s automotive industry has been one of the ‘star performers’ of the UK economy in recent years – unlike most other manufacturing sectors. Output has increased by over 60 per cent since 2010 and there has been over £8 billion worth of investment in the industry in the past five years. The...
Publication date: 2 Nov 2016 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | External authors: Whitman, R G | JEL classification: F5, F52, P16 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 238 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
None of the existing models for the future trade policy relationship between the UK and the EU come with a predetermined foreign and security policy relationship. This article assesses how the future EU-UK foreign and security policy relationship might be organised post-Brexit. It provides...
Publication date: 2 Nov 2016 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | JEL classification: F22, J61, N34 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 238 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
This paper examines the short and long-term impacts of the UK referendum on migration flows and migration policy. Even in the short term – before any policy change – the vote will affect migration flows directly and indirectly through both economic and other channels. Post Brexit, two key issues...
Publication date: 10 May 2016 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | JEL classification: F22, J61, N34 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 236 | Pages: 14-22 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Immigration and free movement are central issues in the UK’s referendum on EU membership. Although free movement was a founding principle of the EU, it only became of central economic and political importance after the expansion of the EU eastward in 2004. For the UK, the economic impacts of recent...
Publication date: 10 Aug 2015 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | Authors: Rienzo, C | External authors: Vargas-Silva, C | JEL classification: F22, J24 | Journal: IZA Journal of European Labor Studies No. 4 Vol. 16 | Publisher: Springer-Verlag, London
Since 2010 the UK Government has aimed to reduce net-migration. The UK Government cannot restrict EEA migration, and it has focused instead on restricting non-EEA migration, including closing routes intended for non-EEA high-skilled workers. We identify a possible substitution effect in this...