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Economic Research Council talk: why are so many economists opposed to Brexit?

Posted by on January 31, 2017 in Brexit, Economic Policy, Economic Theory | 0 comments

Economic Research Council talk: why are so many economists opposed to Brexit?

Economic Research Council talk on Monday 20th February 18.30 – 20.00: I will be discussing why so many economists are opposed to Brexit. 

Book your ticket here. A limited number of Early Bird tickets are available for £15 each.

Following a Financial Times survey in January that showed that nine times as many economists are opposed to Brexit as are in favour. I will explain why the thought processes of economists traps them in the past, and makes it difficult for them to appreciate the importance of change and innovation, expanding on how Brexit opposition has intensified over the past year, despite the strong post-Brexit performance of the UK economy.

The Economic Research Council, Britain’s oldest economics-based think tank, is dedicated to extending the reach of economic education, debate and leadership. In support of this, the ERC raises the profile of economic conversations; we host events to cultivate wider accessibility, inclusion and civic participation.

Image: Tread Upon Now What? by John Eisenschenk is licensed under CC by 2.0

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