Hard Brexit, hard decisions, and ‘Irexit’

Davies, Ronald; Francois, Joseph (1 October 2018). Hard Brexit, hard decisions, and ‘Irexit’. Vox - CEPR policy portal Centre for Economic Policy Research

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With increasing frustration over the situation as ‘Brexit Day’ approaches, some political pundits are suggesting that an Irish exit from the EU would benefit Ireland. This column assesses the macroeconomic impact of a range of scenarios and argues that while any version of Brexit, with or without Irexit, worsens the Irish economic situation relative to the status quo, economically speaking the best option for Ireland is to stay within the fold of the EU while hoping for and working towards the best in terms of post-Brexit UK economic integration with Europe.

Item Type:

Newspaper or Magazine Article

Division/Institute:

02 Faculty of Law > Department of Economic Law > World Trade Institute
10 Strategic Research Centers > World Trade Institute

03 Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences > Other Institutions > Teaching Staff, Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences
02 Faculty of Law > Department of Economic Law > NCCR International Trade Regulation

UniBE Contributor:

Davies, Ronald Brandon and Francois, Joseph

Subjects:

300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 380 Commerce, communications & transportation
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 340 Law

Publisher:

Centre for Economic Policy Research

Language:

English

Submitter:

Rebecca Anne Gilgen

Date Deposited:

13 Feb 2019 15:25

Last Modified:

22 Oct 2019 20:15

Additional Information:

Online-Publikation

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.126122

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/126122

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