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How High is US-UK Trade on Joe Biden's Agenda? 

Dr. Meredith Crowley gave a pre-recorded interview to Victoria Craig for the Marketplace Morning Report podcast. In the interview, Dr. Crowley talks about what a Joe Biden administration means for future UK-US trade relations and for Brexit. The Marketplace Morning Report is a BBC programme that broadcasts in the US on National Public Radio. Read More>>

Published on - Tuesday 10th November 2020

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US Elections - How a Biden Win Could Impact Brexit 

Dr. Meredith Crowley was quoted the Le Soir newspaper article, "Brexit: does a “no deal” depend on the American election?", which looks at how a Joe Biden victory in the US Election could impact Brexit. The article is in Belgian.

Published on - Wednesday 28th October 2020

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Tight Race in US Election 2020 Forecast 

A new method of forecasting the US presidential race appears to show the Democrats will win the popular vote. The forecast is tight, but indicates voters have a short memory of seismic economic events over the past few years. Emeritus Professor Hashem Pesaran explains why his model would have also forecast the U.S. Presidential election of 2016 which caught many by surprise.

Published on - Friday 23rd October 2020

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Election Shock: Social Networks and Confirmation Bias 

The prominent role of social media in elections exacerbates the tendency of voters to disregard information contrary to their beliefs, according to two University of Cambridge researchers. Dr Edoardo Gallo and Alastair Langtry in the new working paper 'Social networks, Confirmation Bias and Shock Elections' suggest this behaviour risks shock election outcomes, and pushes fringe media organisations to take even more extreme standpoints.

Published on - Monday 2nd November 2020

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