Policy Article

Brexit: A Hard-but-Smart Strategy and its Consequences


  • Felbermayr
  • G.
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Would the United Kingdom really apply high EU external tariffs in the case of a hard Brexit and carry out extensive physical checks at their border? Recent developments in London call this into question. A hard-but-smart strategy would fundamentally change Britain's position vis-à-vis the EU and potentially result in a constructive alternative.

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Key Words

  • Brexit
  • Tariffs