As the new academic year approaches, we are pleased to announce an exciting line-up of events at the
Wee Kim Wee Centre.
The UK’s vote to leave the EU did not end the debate about the UK’s relationship with the EU. It opened up a new phase in that debate about how access to the EU single market trades off against a commitment to limit migration into the UK. Powerful economic arguments for market access jar with populist concerns about migration. This lecture explores how these competing forces are unfolding and concludes that populist appeals to voters are likely to have the upper hand over economic arguments. A ’hard’ Brexit looks increasingly likely.
Professor Charlie Jeffery
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