Policy Article

Hard Brexit ahead: Breaking the deadlock and restarting customs cooperation in Europe


The authors of this post argue that while the deadlock in the Brexit negotiations can be broken by tweaking the time limits of the Withdrawal Agreement and at the same time abandoning the backstop, a more viable long-term solution is a European Customs Association where Britain has active membership and a full vote alongside the EU member states.


Prof. Gabriel Felbermayr. Ph.D.
Gabriel Felbermayr
Clemens Fuest
Hans Gersbach
Albrecht Ritschl
Marcel Thum
Martin Braml


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