Brexit and the Future of the European Union

  title={Brexit and the Future of the European Union},
  author={Edward Gotham},
  journal={Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy},
  • E. Gotham
  • Published 2019
  • Economics, Law
  • Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy
The UK’s departure from the European Union (EU) will increase political and economic instability on both sides of the English Channel. It also adds economic strain on the remaining members of the bloc. This chapter investigates the causes of the departure of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland (hereafter the UK) from the European Union (EU) bloc, and the possible future of the EU. This will be done, first, by examining three trilemmas, namely, the Mundell-Fleming Trilemma, the Monetary… 

Economic security and international relations in the European Union

Our paper is dealing with the issues of economic security and international relations in the European Union (EU) at the uncertain times of rethinking European security and sustainability in the face



Brexit: The Economics of International Disintegration

  • T. Sampson
  • Economics, Political Science
    SSRN Electronic Journal
  • 2017
This paper reviews the literature on the likely economic consequences of Brexit and considers the lessons of the Brexit vote for the future of European and global integration. Brexit will make the

Brexit's Long-Run Effects on the U.K. Economy

What will be the long-run economic effects of the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union—informally known as Brexit? Compared with remaining in the European Union, there will

What Future for the EU After Brexit?

How should the European Union react to the decision of the UK to withdraw from the union? This is the question that has been at the centre of the political debate in Europe since Brexit became a

Losing the peace: Euroscepticism and the foundations of contemporary English nationalism

ABSTRACT. Political resistance to European integration in the UK laid important ideological foundations for contemporary English nationalism. The politics surrounding accession to the European

Capital Flows and Domestic and International Order: Trilemmas from Macroeconomics to Political Economy and International Relations

This paper explains the problem of adjustment to the challenges of globalization in terms of the logic underpinning four distinct policy constraints or trilemmas, and their interrelationship, and in

The Brexit vote: a divided nation, a divided continent

ABSTRACT The outcome of the British referendum on European Union (EU) membership sent shockwaves through Europe. While Britain is an outlier when it comes to the strength of Euroscepticism, the

Testing the ‘trilemma’ in post-transition Europe – a new empirical measure of capital mobility

This article develops a new empirical measure of capital mobility. It tests the hypothesis that the degree of capital mobility can be estimated by measuring the reaction intensity of capital flows to

Brexit: a Certain Idea of Europe

The reasons for the result of the UK’s June 2016 referendum reveal nothing we didn’t already know. They have to do with the development of British society and political debates particular to the UK.

Capital Mobility and Stabilization Policy Under Fixed and Flexible Exchange Rates

The world is still a closed economy, but its regions and countries are becoming increasingly open. The trend, which has been manifested in both freer movement of goods and increased mobility of

European industrial policies in the post-war boom: 'planning the economic miracle'

The ‘Thirty Glorious Years’ of 1945–75 saw unprecedented European prosperity on the back of unique economic growth. Was it the result of good luck, fortuitously benign international relations or