We Must Talk About Trade

Pryce, Vicky (2023) We Must Talk About Trade. Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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There is no doubt that we are entering a phase of retrenchment from globalisation after a few decades during which greater volumes of cross-border transactions supported the world economy, integrated large parts of the world, not only China, and also in the process moved hundreds of millions out of absolute poverty. Growth in the couple of decades before the financial crisis was happening without too much inflation requiring any serious corrective action. The European Single Market expanded a domestic market for each member country to 450m people across easily accessed borders. Monetary policymakers in the developed world kept interest rates relatively low and basked in the glory of having ‘sorted macro’.

Item Type: Other
23 May 2023Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Gemma Tonks
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2023 15:48
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2023 15:48
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/14565

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