By Dr Kurt Yang Liu, Lecturer in Operations Management Department of Management, Birmingham Business School As the trade war between the U.S. and China intensifies, one of the key questions to ask is how significant the damages would be to the world’s two largest economies if the trade tensions are prolonged. It is apparent that … Continue reading “U.S.-China trade war: which country is more resilient?”
Where will be hit hardest by a no-deal Brexit?
By Dr Chloe Billing, Research Fellow City Region Economic and Development Institute (City REDI), University of Birmingham With the historic defeat of the Government’s Brexit deal on Tuesday 15th January, what are the economic implications for UK regions in the event of a no-deal Brexit? The work of our international research team, led by Professor … Continue reading “Where will be hit hardest by a no-deal Brexit?”
Crashing out of the EU with a no-deal Brexit
By Professor Aditya Goenka, Chair in Economics The Department of Economics, University of Birmingham In the event of a hard Brexit, analysts expect that the pound could depreciate by a further 10 percent, adding to the inflationary pressures in the economy. Time is starting to run short for the UK government to resolve the conflicting … Continue reading “Crashing out of the EU with a no-deal Brexit”
‘Plumber phobia’ and the Brexit services trade dilemma
By Professor John Bryson, Professor of Enterprise and Economic Geography Department of Strategy and International Business, University of Birmingham But, the question is ‘what role do services play in the European single market?’. Europe Day is upon us again and provides an ideal opportunity to reflect upon European integration in the face of Brexit. In 1985, the … Continue reading “‘Plumber phobia’ and the Brexit services trade dilemma”