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PPSRI & CBR Brexit Workshop November 2018

PPSRI & CBR Brexit Workshop November 2018

Podcast by Boni Sones, CBR Policy Associate, interviewing: Simon Deakin, CBR Director & Professor of Law, University of Cambridge, Catherine Barnard, Profesor of EU Law, University of Cambridge & Alison Young,  the Sir David Williams Professor of Public Law, University of Cambridge On 16 November 2018 the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) and… Read more

Britain’s broken economic model and why Brexit isn’t the cure

Britain’s broken economic model and why Brexit isn’t the cure

by Professor Simon Deakin, Director, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge. Professor Deakin was in discussion with CBR Policy Associate Boni Sones OBE. Simon Deakin, Director of the Centre for Business Research and Professor of Law at the University of Cambridge, tells the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) why Brexit isn’t the… Read more

There’s no better trade deal for the UK than being in the EU but the Chequers ‘sticky tape’ may just help the UK Brexit if it still wants to.

There’s no better trade deal for the UK than being in the EU but the Chequers ‘sticky tape’ may just help the UK Brexit if it still wants to.

Dr Lorand Bartels, a Reader in International Law at the University of Cambridge, teaches WTO & EU law, tells the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) what he thinks the UK’s prospects are of getting proper trade deals with other countries post Brexit. Dr Bartels was in discussion with CBR Policy Associate Boni Sones OBE.… Read more

Will Michel Barnier save Theresa May’s bacon and will historian’s look back on a wasted three months soon after the UK’s June 2016 Referendum?

Will Michel Barnier save Theresa May’s bacon and will historian’s look back on a wasted three months soon after the UK’s June 2016 Referendum?

by Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law at the University of Cambridge and a Senior Fellow of UK in a Changing Europe tells the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) and the CBR  (Centre for Business Research) what she thinks of the UK government’s Chequers Deal. Professor Barnard was speaking to CBR Policy… Read more

Treasury economic modelling is flawed

Treasury economic modelling is flawed

Press Release, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge Contact: Graham Gudgin: gg14@cam.ac.uk or Dr Ken Coutts: kjc1@cam.ac.uk Telephone: 01223 765320 Treasury economic modelling is flawed say economists from the Centre for Business Research (CBR), Judge Business School, University of Cambridge New research from the Centre for Business Research, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, questions… Read more

Brexit and the business of government

Brexit and the business of government

by Professor Colin Talbot and Dr Carole Talbot For many years now, academic experts on British government have been arguing that it has been “hollowed out” by various changes – including the pooling of powers and governmental activity through the growth of the European Union. Borrowing a term from medieval English history, one set of… Read more

For regulatory ‘alignment’, read ‘de facto convergence’, and a symbolic Brexit

For regulatory ‘alignment’, read ‘de facto convergence’, and a symbolic Brexit

by Professor Simon Deakin, Director of Centre for Business Research and Professor of Law, University of Cambridge The document agreed by the EU and UK in the early hours of 8 December 2017 is not a contract or treaty, merely a ‘joint report’ on progress made in phase one of the Brexit negotiations (https://ec.europa.eu/commission/sites/beta-political/files/joint_report.pdf).  However,… Read more

The new legal and economic challenges facing the government as the UK negotiates a Brexit deal

The new legal and economic challenges facing the government as the UK negotiates a Brexit deal

By Boni Sones, Parliamentary Radio, CBR, University of Cambridge In this Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge 40 minute audio documentary podcast on the Post-Brexit Options for the UK: Combining Legal and Economic Analysis we summarise the key points of our 11 key speakers at our recent Workshop held on 30th March 2017. You… Read more

Brexit: the WTO option

Brexit: the WTO option

by Lorand Bartels, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge In this Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge series of podcasts on the Post-Brexit Options for the UK: Combining Legal and Economic Analysis we take a closer look at how the WTO rules impact on the UK’s trading relationships. Whatever happens with the Brexit negotiations,… Read more

Post-Brexit options for the UK: combining legal and economic analysis

Post-Brexit options for the UK: combining legal and economic analysis

By Boni Sones, policy associate CBR Brexit will probably not be the economic catastrophe that many have feared, but uncertainty over the UK’s future trading relationship with the EU and legal complexities stemming from the Great Repeal Act will chill business relationships for the foreseeable future , say lawyers and economists meeting in Cambridge the… Read more

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