The Economics of Brexit: What have we learned?
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The Economics of Brexit: What have we learned?

23 June 2022


Six years after the referendum, and 18 months after Brexit became an economic reality, The Economics of Brexit: What Have We Learned?, an e-book produced by VoxEU/CEPR and UK in a Changing Europe and edited by Jonathan Portes, represents the most comprehensive assessment to date of the economic impacts of Brexit. It brings together leading academic researchers on trade, immigration and political economy to assess what we have learned. 1 A short history of the political economy of Brexit by Thiemo Fetzer 2 Brexit Britain in a changing global economy by Adam S. Posen and Lucas Rengifo-Keller 3 The impact of Brexit on UK–EU trade by Rebecca Freeman, Kalina Manova, Thomas Prayer and Thomas Sampson 4 Post-Brexit imports, supply chains, and the effect on consumer prices by Jan David Bakker, Nikhil Datta, Josh De Lyon, Luisa Opitz, and Dilan Yang 5 The price impacts of trade agreements by Meredith A. Crowley, Lu Han, and Thomas Prayer 6 Brexit and UK services trade by Jun Du and Oleksandr Shepotylo 7 The economics of UK financial services post Brexit by Sarah Hall 8 The economics of the UK’s post-Brexit immigration system by Jonathan Portes 9 How is the end of free movement affecting the low-wage labour force in the UK? by Madeleine Sumption