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Passing a Brexit Deal Could Still End in No Deal 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in The New York Times article "Getting Brexit Deal Over Finish Line Would Only Begin a Torturous New Race", which predicts that should Parliament pass the current Brexit deal, then this would only be the start of tough trade deal negotiations with the EU, that would more than likely end in a no deal outcome.

Published on - Sunday 27th October 2019

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UK Eyes Post-Brexit Trade Deal with Japan 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in the Japan Times article "As UK eyes post-Brexit trade deal with Japan, its hand may not be as strong as it thinks", discussing the prospects for a Japan-UK Free Trade Agreement post-Brexit.

Published on - Thursday 17th October 2019

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Japan

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UK Tweaks Tariffs Amid No-Deal Brexit Countdown 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in the Guardian newspaper article "UK tweaks tariffs amid no-deal Brexit countdown", which looks at the recent changes made to the temporary tariff schedule by Department for International Trade, in preparation for the UK leaving the EU.

Published on - Thursday 10th October 2019

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UK Revises No Deal Tariffs 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme discussing the government's new plan for tariffs under a no deal Brexit. You can listen to the programme on the BBC website (starts at 1h 46m).

Published on - Tuesday 8th October 2019

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Brexit and Global Trade 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in The New York Times article "Global Trade is Deteriorating Fast and Sapping the World’s Economy", regarding the negative impact that Brexit is having on the growth of global trade.

Published on - Tuesday 1st October 2019

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Dollars and sense: The sterling depreciation and UK price competitiveness  

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Dr. Meredith Crowley, and Lu Han have published an article for VOXeu titled "Dollars and sense: The sterling depreciation and UK price competitiveness". This column shows that UK export price response to depreciation depends on the currency in which UK firms invoice their cross-border transactions.

Published on - Wednesday 28th August 2019

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Trade

Exports

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The chilling economic effects of Brexit uncertainty are intensifying 

Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton, and Lu Han's paper "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports", which looks into the effect of Brexit on exports, has been quoted by the Economist.

Published on - Tuesday 27th August 2019

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Exports

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What Free Ports Can and Can’t Achieve 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in The Economist article "What free ports can and can’t achieve", regarding the government's new policy to create free ports or free trade zones. It is proposed there will be ten of the new tariff-free zones around the UK, post-Brexit.

Published on - Friday 9th August 2019

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Freeports Advisory Panel 

Dr. Meredith Crowley has been appointed to serve on the Freeports Advisory Panel at the Department for International Trade under Secretary of State Liz Truss. This Panel has been set up to ensure the UK is ready to trade post-Brexit.

Published on - Monday 5th August 2019

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Impacts of Brexit Report 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was involved in writing a new academic report that evaluates the impacts of Brexit so far. The Brexit Scorecard report has been conducted by the academic think tank The UK in a Changing Europe, and rates impact in four areas: the economy and public finances, fairness, openness and control.

Published on - Monday 24th June 2019

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UK in a Changing Europe 

Dr. Meredith Crowley has been made one of nine Senior Fellows by the ESRC for her research into "UK Trade Policy post-Brexit". The UK in a Changing Europe Hub has been given an additional £3.19 million, which will enable the hub to run for a further three years. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 19th June 2019

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Symposium on World Trade - Brexit Panel 

Dr. Meredith Crowley will be speaking on a panel at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute's (MSRI) Symposium on World Trade at the British Academy on 23rd May 2019. Dr. Crowley will be taking part in the "Brexit and the United Kingdom’s Future Trade Relationships in the Global Economy" panel discussion. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 1st May 2019

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Sticking Points in Brexit Talks 

Dr. Meredith Crowley took part in a teleconference, "What's Next for Brexit?" hosted by the Pacific Council on International Policy, the leading think tank on international policy on the West Coast of the US. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 25th April 2019

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Brexit Uncertainty 

Oliver Exton (PhD student) will present his research on "Brexit uncertainty", at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference on Wednesday 17th April 2019. His talk will be based on the paper "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports" (joint with Dr. Meredith Crowley and Lu Han). Read More>>

Published on - Monday 15th April 2019

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Trade

UK

Exports

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Can a Free Port Rescue Teesside's Steel Community? 

Post-Brexit, could the creation of a free port rescue Teesside's steel community? Dr. Meredith Crowley discussed her views on the plan in an interview with CNN TV. You can read the text article on the CNN Business site.

Published on - Monday 8th April 2019

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Freeports

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Breaking the Brexit impasse with indicative votes in Parliament 

The House of Commons may be called upon to hold indicative votes on different Brexit options this week. How should this be organized to achieve a fair, legitimate and democratic outcome? Dr. Toke Aidt, Professor Hamid Sabourian and Professor Jagjit Chadha propose a way to break the impasse.

Published on - Monday 25th March 2019

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EU

Voting

Democracy



How to Find Out What MPs Really Want 

Dr. Toke Aidt, Professor Hamid Sabourian and Professor Jagjit Chadha have published an article for Prospect Magazine that looks into how a series of indicative votes could be used to break the Brexit deadlock in Parliament.

Published on - Tuesday 19th March 2019

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EU

Voting

Deadlock



Is Britain Currently in an Economic Crisis? 

Dr. Meredith Crowley took part in a Brexit discussion on the BBC news that looked into whether the UK is actually in a crisis over leaving the EU? You can listen to the programme on the BBC site.

Published on - Wednesday 13th March 2019

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UK

EU

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Impact of Foreign Exchange Rate Changes on UK Economy 

Dr. Meredith Crowley gave extended interview to BBC Radio 4's Analysis program on "Fair Exchange?", in which she discusses how a falling value of the British pound sterling could impact the British economy. The programme will be broadcast on the 18th February 2019 at 8.30pm and will be available to listen online after.

Published on - Sunday 17th February 2019

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UK

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Is Japan's EU deal a threat to the UK industry? 

Dr. Meredith Crowley discusses how the new free trade agreement between the EU and Japan could be a possible threat to the post-Brexit British industry, in both the Guardian Newspaper and Customs Today.

Published on - Wednesday 6th February 2019

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Could a Free Port in Teesside be Feasible? 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in The Economist article "Teesside bids to become Britain’s first free port", discussing the feasbility of a free port in Teesside.

Published on - Friday 25th January 2019

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Gamblers Predicted Brexit before Financial Traders 

The University's Research site have published an article on a study authored by Tom Auld and Professor Oliver Linton that shows the betting market predicted the Brexit result an hour earlier than the foreign exchange market. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 14th January 2019

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Risks

Betting Market

Foreign Exchange Market



Breaking the Brexit impasse 

Dr. Toke Aidt, Professor Hamid Sabourian and Professor Jagjit Chadha have published an article for VOXeu titled "Breaking the Brexit impasse: Achieving a fair, legitimate and democratic outcome", that looks at using a sequential voting system to make the democratic process fair to all views.

Published on - Friday 11th January 2019

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EU

Voting

Democracy



Are Freeports the Future? 

Dr. Meredith Crowley discusses 'freeports' and the role they might play in a post-Brexit manufacturing boom on BBC Radio 4's In Business Programme (starts at 1m 47s).

Published on - Friday 30th November 2018

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Freeports

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European Leaders Talk Brexit In Austria 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed for NPR's Morning Edition on Brexit. "With just six months to go before Britain leaves the EU, European leaders are meeting in Austria to discuss progress". You can listen to the program on the NPR site.

Published on - Thursday 20th September 2018

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EU

No Deal

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Counting the Costs of Brexit Uncertainty 

The Financial Times (subscription required) have quoted the report authored by Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han in an article about the impact of Brexit on UK exports.

Published on - Monday 10th September 2018

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Trade

No Deal

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UK-Asia Trade in the Event of “no deal” Brexit 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed on BBC World News TV's Impact program “The prospects for UK-Asia trade in the event of a “no deal” Brexit,” presented by Yalda Hakim and broadcast on 23 August 2018.

Published on - Thursday 23rd August 2018

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Trade

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Trade Uncertainty 

The Telegraph has quoted the research by Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han in their article "Britain loses thousands of exporters on trade uncertainty".

Published on - Tuesday 31st July 2018

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President Trump's Trade War 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed by BloombergTV Bulgaria on 13th July 2018. She discussed President Trump's Trade War. Please note the article and video are in Bulgarian.

Published on - Thursday 19th July 2018

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Trade

US

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UK in a Changing Europe awarded Best Think Tank 

UK in a Changing Europe has been awarded Best Think Tank covering Global Affairs in the UK by Prospect Magazine. Dr. Meredith Crowley, a Research Leader for UK in a Changing Europe, and Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti along with their co-investigator from Law, Lorand Bartels, contributed a number of policy analysis pieces that were cited as one of UK in a Changing Europe's major successes.

Published on - Wednesday 18th July 2018

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UK

EU

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How the Brexit Vote Impacted Trade 

New research by Dr. Meredith Crowley, Oliver Exton and Lu Han examines how the Brexit vote impacted trade in 2016, "Renegotiation of Trade Agreements and Firm Exporting Decisions: Evidence from the Impact of Brexit on UK Exports".

Published on - Tuesday 17th July 2018

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Trade

UK

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UK-EU Future Customs Relationship 

As part of the UK in a Changing Europe programme, Dr. Meredith Crowley and Oliver Exton have written a paper on the UK-EU Future Customs Relationship as part of a report on "What the government’s Brexit white paper must address".

Published on - Monday 9th July 2018

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How does the US see Brexit? 

In this Royal Economic Society (RES) video Dr. Meredith Crowley looks at American attitudes, the potential for new trading partners and negative responses towards globalisation.

Published on - Tuesday 19th June 2018

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US

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UK-EU relations after Brexit 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted in House of Lords EU Committee Report issued 8 June 2018 on on UK-EU relations after Brexit on p. 21 (para. 40 and 42) and p. 31 (para 83) the future trading relationship, prospects for FTAs with new partners, and regulatory divergence.

Published on - Friday 8th June 2018

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EU

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US steel tariffs imposed on EU and UK 

Dr. Meredith Crowley has given live interviews to AlJazeera TV and LBC Radio and been interviewed by The New York Times and BBC News regarding the US tariffs on steel and aluminium imported from the EU (including the UK)

Published on - Monday 4th June 2018

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The Future UK-EU Trade Relationship 

Dr. Meredith Crowley and Oliver Exton have written a blog for The UK in a Changing Europe website on "The Future UK-EU Trade Relationship".

Published on - Thursday 3rd May 2018

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Post-Brexit UK-EU Relations 

Dr. Meredith Crowley will give evidence to the House of Lords EU Committee on the future relationship between the UK and the EU. Dr. Crowley's testimony will be broadcast live from 15:00 on Tuesday 17 April.

Published on - Sunday 15th April 2018

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EU

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Impact of US-China Trade War on UK Industry 

Dr. Meredith Crowley discusses how a US-China trade war will impact UK industry as well as post-Brexit trade agreements, on BBC Radio Four, The Briefing Room - “Can you win a trade war?”, presented by David Aaronovitch.

Published on - Friday 6th April 2018

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Dr. Crowley Quoted in the New York Times 

Dr. Meredith CrowleyDr. Meredith Crowley was quoted by the New York Times in their article "Trump Says Getting Tough on Chinese Trade Will Empower U.S. He Risks the Opposite"

Published on - Tuesday 27th March 2018

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China

US

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Dr. Crowley Discusses Research Findings on BBC World Service 

Dr. Meredith Crowley discussed the findings of the paper "Markups and Markets: A New Empirical Framework and Evidence on Exporters from China" (joint with Giancarlo Corsetti, Lu Han and Huasheng Song) in an interview with Fergus Nicoll of BBC World Service Business Matters. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 26th March 2018

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China

Trade

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Plenary Panel on Brexit 

As part of the Royal Economics Society's Annual Conference in Brighton, there will be a Plenary Panel on Brexit - "The View on Brexit from Abroad: New Opportunities or Damage Control?". Dr. Meredith Crowley will be speaking as part of the panel.

Published on - Tuesday 20th March 2018

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RES Annual Conference 2018 Brighton - Brexit Event 

As part of the Royal Economics Society's Annual Conference in Brighton, the RES is holding a debate 'One year till Brexit: Are we nearly there yet?'. Dr. Meredith Crowley will speak on the open-to-the-public panel debating Brexit. Titckets are available through EventBrite.

Published on - Wednesday 14th March 2018

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Financial Times Brexit Briefing 

Dr. Meredith Crowley's blog on 'Response to leaked government Brexit analysis' was included in the Financial Times Brexit briefing.

Published on - Monday 19th February 2018

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Response to leaked Government Brexit analysis 

The UK in a Changing Europe website have published a blog written by Dr Meredith Crowley, which is in response to a leaked Government Brexit report.

Published on - Thursday 1st February 2018

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Dr. Crowley talks Brexit on BBC Radio 4 

Dr. Meredith Crowley and Gerard Lyons debate Brexit on BBC Radio 4 The World at One Programme. The Brexit segment starts at 19:29.

Published on - Friday 26th January 2018

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BBC News - Dr. Crowley talks UK and the Customs Union 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed by Kamal Ahmed (Economics Editor) for BBC News at Six, explaining the value to the UK of participating in the Customs Union with the EU. Dr Crowley's interview starts at 06.10. Video no longer available.

Published on - Tuesday 6th February 2018

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Trade

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Faculty Brexit Research featured on Trade Talks Podcast 

Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown spoke with Dr Meredith Crowley about her Brexit research on the Peterson Institute's Trade Talks Podcast.

Published on - Friday 12th January 2018

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The Commons Library Blog Features Faculty's Brexit Research 

The Commons Library have published a blog about the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology event that Dr. Meredith Crowley and the Faculty's Brexit research team spoke at in October.

Published on - Monday 18th December 2017

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Prof. Corsetti and Dr. Crowley Publish Brexit Article on Project Syndicate.Org 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti and Dr. Meredith Crowley have published an opinion editorial on the UK's post-Brexit trade strategy, "The UK's Multilateral Trade Future" on Project Syndicate.Org.

Published on - Thursday 7th December 2017

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EU

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Brexit and Trade Conference 

Dr. Meredith Crowley is speaking at a Trade and Brexit event at the British Academy on 2nd November. To register for the conference Click Here.

Published on - Tuesday 17th October 2017

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Trade & Brexit Mini-Conference 

Cambridge-INET and Dr Meredith Crowley are hosting a Brexit Mini-Conference, in St John College, Cambridge, on the 29th September 2017.

Event Date - Friday 29th September 2017

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Trade

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Dr. Crowley, Prof. Corsetti and Dr. Bartels (Law) win £300k ESRC grant.  

Dr. Meredith Crowley, with co-investigators Prof. Corsetti and Dr. Bartels (Law), wins £300k ESRC grant to study the impact of trade policy and exchange rate shocks on trade volumes and prices in post-Brexit Britain.

Published on - Tuesday 18th April 2017

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Trade

Exchange Rate



Week of Brexit Events 

This week, the University of Cambridge and UK in a Changing Europe are holding a number of interdisciplinary discussion events to engage students and the local community in key current debates about Brexit and the UK’s future relationship with the EU. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 19th October 2016

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UK

EU

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