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Posted 20 Mar 2017 in Blog
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I have evidence to the House of Lords’ Economic Affairs committee on what a post-Brexit immigration system should look like. Watch it here. My testimony was quoted in The Sun and the Express. The BBC posted a clip of me explaining why immigration tends to boost GDP per capita.

Posted 23 Feb 2017 in Blog
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Theresa May has finally set out her Brexit negotiating objectives. While she belatedly recognised that curtailing free movement requires leaving the single market, she wasn’t honest about the implications of leaving the customs union and her two-year timetable for striking an exit and a trade deal is unrealistic. The chances of Britain leaving without a […]

Posted 19 Jan 2017 in Blog
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A hard Brexit would be a disaster for Britain’s economy, especially in a more protectionist Trump world – and we are already all poorer due to the pound’s plunge. My column for Prospect

Posted 18 Nov 2016 in Blog
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Conservative Brexiteers – who campaigned for the United Kingdom to vote to leave the European Union – continue to blather about building an open, outward-looking, free-trading Britain. But the UK is in fact turning inward. Prime Minister Theresa May, who styles herself as the UK’s answer to Angela Merkel, is turning out to have more […]

Posted 11 Oct 2016 in Blog
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My latest column for Project Syndicate

Posted 10 Aug 2016 in Blog
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My piece for IOD Ireland

Posted 09 Jul 2016 in Blog
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My piece for CapX

Posted 27 Jun 2016 in Blog
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My piece for the New York Times

Posted 27 Jun 2016 in Blog
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My On Point wrap-up piece for Project Syndicate.

Posted 27 Jun 2016 in Blog
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My piece for the New York Times

Posted 26 Jun 2016 in Blog
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My piece for Svenska Dagbladet

Posted 19 Jun 2016 in Blog
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My latest for CapX.

Posted 16 Jun 2016 in Blog
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In CityAM Mark Sands quoted me in a piece on the impact of migrants on housing and public services on 1 June. Fellow economist Philippe Legrain, who supports liberal migration rules, slammed Fox’s comments. “This is more than dog whistle politics, it’s just demonising migrants for the failings of the British economy and the British […]

Posted 01 Jun 2016 in Blog
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I synthesise the views of Project Syndicate writers on the various aspects of the Brexit debate. Read the “On Point” here.

Posted 24 May 2016 in Blog
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Anne McElvoy interviews me and David Davis MP on The Economist Radio. Listen here

Posted 21 May 2016 in Blog
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I spoke about Brexit at an Institute of Directors (IOD) Ireland breakfast event at the Westbury Hotel in Dublin on 19 May. Colm Kelpie covered it for the Irish Independent here and I’m also quoted in another piece here My remarks were also covered in the Irish Times here and in Business Plus here

Posted 20 May 2016 in Blog
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My latest column for Project Syndicate

Posted 16 May 2016 in Blog
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My latest for CapX

Posted 27 Apr 2016 in Blog
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My latest for CapX

Posted 19 Apr 2016 in Blog