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The last week has seen a number of comprehensive reports on the economic impact of Brexit released. Superficially, the reports argue that Brexit will be quite negative for the UK economy. But how credible are the assumptions underlying the reports and are there more nuanced messages to be found? Open Europe’s Raoul Ruparel investigates.

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The last week has seen a number of comprehensive reports on the economic impact of Brexit released. Superficially, the reports argue that Brexit will be quite negative for the UK economy. But how credible are the assumptions underlying the reports and are there more nuanced messages to be found? Open Europe’s Raoul Ruparel investigates.

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CETA, the recently concluded free trade agreement between the EU and Canada, is increasingly cited by the ‘Leave’ camp as a possible model the UK could adopt for its relationship with the EU after Brexit. Open Europe’s Vincenzo Scarpetta discusses the pros and cons of the EU-Canada deal and how easily it could serve as a template for Britain.

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Posted by Vincenzo Scarpetta

CETA, the recently concluded free trade agreement between the EU and Canada, is increasingly cited by the ‘Leave’ camp as a possible model the UK could adopt for its relationship with the EU after Brexit. Open Europe’s Vincenzo Scarpetta discusses the pros and cons of the EU-Canada deal and how easily it could serve as a template for Britain.

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Posted by Vincenzo Scarpetta

Open Europe’s Pawel Swidlicki notes that when it comes to post-Brexit migration policy, there are trade-offs involved. While some support reducing the number of low-skilled migrants entering the UK, the flip-side of this could be higher costs for consumers and some businesses no longer being economically viable.

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Open Europe’s Pawel Swidlicki notes that when it comes to post-Brexit migration policy, there are trade-offs involved. While some support reducing the number of low-skilled migrants entering the UK, the flip-side of this could be higher costs for consumers and some businesses no longer being economically viable.

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Posted by Pawel Swidlicki

European leaders and Turkey were due to agree a deal brokered by European Council President Donald Tusk to bring down the flow of migrants to Europe in Brussels yesterday. On the eve of the summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel put forward new proposals to combat the migrant crisis, resulting in no final deal. But how workable is Merkel’s silver bullet to end the crisis?

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Posted by Nina Schick

European leaders and Turkey were due to agree a deal brokered by European Council President Donald Tusk to bring down the flow of migrants to Europe in Brussels yesterday. On the eve of the summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel put forward new proposals to combat the migrant crisis, resulting in no final deal. But how workable is Merkel’s silver bullet to end the crisis?

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Posted by Nina Schick