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Ryan Bourne

R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics
February 2, 2020
Commentary

The Economists’ Hour: How the False Prophets of Free Markets Fractured Our Society by Binyamin Applebaum

A decade after the financial crisis, and in the wake of President Trump’s election and Brexit, one might expect Left‐​wing critiques of the “era of neoliberalism” and the Anglo‐​Saxon “economic model” to be ten a penny. But as political tectonic plates shift, criticism of free market economics is no longer confined to the Left.

UK Telegraph
January 31, 2020
Commentary

Brexit Is Delivered. Now What?

The repatriation of control of economic policies — in trade, migration, regulation — increases the range of possibilities for an independent Britain.

UK Telegraph
January 31, 2020
Commentary

With Brexit, Britain Is Finally at the Wheel of Its Own Destiny

The key implication of leaving the E.U. is confirmation that a range of policy powers, for good or ill, will ultimately be returned to Britain, including on trade, immigration, economic regulation, state aid and competition, agriculture and fishing.

Washington Post