Brexit and Dutch Exports: Fewer glasshouses, more glass towers as agri-food shrinks and finance gains.

by Donal Smith, OECD Trade Directorate and Economics Department The Netherlands is likely to be one of the European countries that is going to be significantly affected by the United Kingdom’s planned departure from the European Union (Brexit). As an open economy with strong trade and investment links to the United Kingdom, the Netherlands is … More Brexit and Dutch Exports: Fewer glasshouses, more glass towers as agri-food shrinks and finance gains.

Mitigating the negative economic impact of Brexit

by Rafal Kierzendowski, Mark Baker, Pierre Beynet and Gabor Fulop, UK Desk, OECD Economics Department Ahead of the referendum on Brexit, the OECD had been anticipating a significant decrease in economic growth if the decision to leave the EU were taken (Kierzenkowski et al., 2016). As the UK economy has started to slow down, OECD … More Mitigating the negative economic impact of Brexit

The UK’s heart is wobbling but there are good reasons to Remain in the Union

By Rafal Kierzenkowski and Nigel Pain, OECD Economics Department Membership of the European Union contributes to the economic prosperity of the United Kingdom. Real GDP per capita has doubled since the United Kingdom joined the European Union in 1973, to almost 40.000 pounds now. The United Kingdom has outperformed other English-speaking countries that are not … More The UK’s heart is wobbling but there are good reasons to Remain in the Union