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UK-US Trade Deal Negotiations 

Dr. Meredith Crowley gave testimony to the House of Commons International Trade Committee, via Zoom, on the 17th June 2020. You can watch a video of the meeting on the parliamentlive.tv website.

Published on - Monday 22nd June 2020

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The Brexit Negotiations: A Stocktake 

Dr. Meredith Crowley is one of the authors of a new report called "The Brexit Negotiations: A Stocktake", published by academic think tank UK in a Changing Europe. This report finds that it is hard to see how the sort of comprehensive deal the UK and EU say they want can be agreed without an extension. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 18th June 2020

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Will ‘level playing field’ Issues Derail the UK-EU Negotiations? 

UK in a Changing Europe have published a blog by Dr. Meredith Crowley and Dr. Lu Han on "Will ‘level playing field’ Issues Derail the UK-EU Negotiations?" The blog poses that key question now is whether the two sides will be able to bridge the gap in a way that facilitates continued negotiation and, ultimately, a free trade deal.

Published on - Tuesday 2nd June 2020

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Brexit

EU

Trade Deal

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Perpetual Bonds are not the Best Way to Finance the European Recovery Fund 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Aitor Erce and Antonio Garcia Pascual's article "Perpetual bonds are not the best way to finance the European Recovery Fund" has been featured by VoxEU CEPR Policy Portal. This column looks at the potential gains of using European borrowing and lending as two separate policy levers, instead of financing the ERF using joint perpetual debt.

Published on - Monday 18th May 2020

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Debt

EU

Policy



Transatlantic Trade and Economic Cooperation through the Pandemic 

Dr. Meredith Crowley will join Ed Balls, Nick Macpherson, and George Osbourne to discuss Covid-19 and the next round of the UK-US Free Trade Agreement at a webinar organised by The Strand Group. Please register to watch the webinar.

Published on - Tuesday 5th May 2020

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Trade

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Is The ESM’s Pandemic Crisis Support Fit For Purpose? 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, and Aitor Erce have published an article for VOXeu titled "Maturity, Seniority and Size: Make sure the ESM’s pandemic crisis support is fit for purpose!". This column looks at the discussions around the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) credit line and if the ESM should consider waiving its seniority and engaging with countries using longer maturity structures.

Published on - Wednesday 29th April 2020

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COVID-19

EU

Eurozone

Pandemics



Brexit Breakdown - Podcast 

Dr. Meredith Crowley and Raoul Ruparel (former special advisor to Theresa May) took part in a Brexit Breakdown podcast, for The UK in a Changing Europe. This episode looks at the UK-EU trade talks, the possibility of a deal by the end of December and the likelihood of a UK-US trade deal.

Published on - Friday 6th March 2020

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Trade

EU

Women in Economics

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Brexit Day - UK and EU Trade Deal 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was interviewed by BBC World Service's World Update programme about the prospect for the UK and EU negotiating a trade deal modelled on the EU's deal with Canada. You can listen to the programme on the BBC website (story starts at 6mins).

Published on - Friday 31st January 2020

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Trade

UK

EU

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The Value of International Electricity Trading 

Professor David Newbery was the lead author on the Ofgem commissioned report "The Value of International Electricity Trading". The report written by researchers from University of Cambridge and University College London (UCL), looked into cross-border electricity trading between Great Britain and connected European Union markets, and is intended to inform Ofgem’s State of the Energy Market report. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 27th January 2020

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Energy

Trade

UK

EU



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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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

Women in Economics

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The Euro Crisis in the Mirror of the European Monetary System 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Barry Eichengreen, Galina Hale and Eric Tallman have published an article for VOXeu titled "The euro crisis in the mirror of the European Monetary System", which looks at why the recovery from the euro area crisis was delayed for a decade and the role suitable backstops could have played in speeding up the recovery from the crisis.

Published on - Saturday 16th February 2019

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European Monetary System

Euro Crisis

EU

Backstop



Official Lending and Debt Sustainability in the Euro Area 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Aitor Erce and Timothy Uy have published an article for VOXeu titled "Official lending in the euro area: Lessons for debt sustainability", that looks at how lengthening loan maturities and managing debt repayment flows has substantial effects on sustainability.

Published on - Wednesday 13th February 2019

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EU

Debt

Sustainability

Global Crisis



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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Brexit

EU

Voting

Democracy



Democratic Purges in Post-World War II France Grant 

Dr. Toke Aidt in collaboration with colleagues at the Université libre de Bruxelles wins British Academy/ Leverhulme grant to study democratic purges in post-World War II France.

Published on - Wednesday 17th October 2018

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Economic History

EU

Post-war



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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Brexit

EU

No Deal

Women in Economics

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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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Brexit

UK

EU

Women in Economics

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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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UK

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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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UK

EU

Women in Economics

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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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Trade

EU

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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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Brexit

Trade

EU

Women in Economics

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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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UK

EU

Trade

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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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Brexit

UK

EU

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The UK and the EU Event 

The Cambridge-INET will be hosting a The UK and the EU event on Thursday 26th May 2016, from 1.00pm - 2.30pm, in the Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College

Event Date - Thursday 26th May 2016

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UK

EU



ADEMU Lecture - Eric Leeper (15th March) 

Eric Leeper will give a Ademu Lecture titled "Fiscal sustainability: What makes the Euro Area different?" on Tuesday 15th March 2016, 5pm-6pm. In the Meade Room, Faculty of Economics.

Event Date - Tuesday 15th March 2016

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Fiscal

EU



Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti Joins Panel Discussion on the Future of the Euro 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti joins Dr Angus Armstrong and Prof. Wouter den Haan on the panel for a discussion on the Future of the Euro, supported by the Cambridge Society for Economic Pluralismon. The event takes place on Wednesday 3rd February 2016, at 5.30pm, in Room 3, Mill Lane, Cambridge. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 3rd February 2016

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EU

Euro

Economic Pluralism



Reassessing the EU Monetary and Fiscal Framework Conference 

ADEMU Kick-Off Conference, hosted by the University of Cambridge. Held in the McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. Thursday 8th October - Friday 9th October 2015

Event Date - Friday 9th October 2015

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EU

Fiscal

Monetary



Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti "Metaphors and Models of the Eurozone Crisis" 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will be giving the Edgeworth Lecture on "Metaphors and Models of the Eurozone Crisis", at the 29th Annual Irish Economic Association Conference, on May 8th 2015. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 8th May 2015

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Models

Eurozone

EU



Prof. Corsetti Presents CEPR Report on Eurozone and Debt 

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti is participating in the London presentation of the CEPR report 'A New Start for the Eurozone: Dealing with Debt'. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 23rd April 2015

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Debt

Eurozone

EU




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