New Book Chapter: Brexit and UK Services Trade


Brexit and UK Services Trade   [Published: 23 June 2022] Prof Jun Du and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo have had a book chapter ‘Brexit and UK Services Trade’ published in 'The Economics of Brexit: What Have We Learned?' by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).   Further details of the book chapter can be found here.

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New Article: Why has the UK-EU TCA so far Proven Costly?


Why has the UK-EU TCA so far Proven Costly? [Published: 22 June 2022]   Prof Jun Du and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo, have published a new article in Comment Central entitled 'Why has the UK-EU TCA so far Proven Costly?'. In the article they argue the introduction of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement in 2021 severely constrained UK trade and…

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News: ERC State of Small Business Britain Conference


News: ERC State of Small Business Britain Conference [16 June 2022] Professor Jun Du attended the ERC State of Small Business Britain Conference held at The Shard in London. Prof Jun Du spoke on the ‘Unlocking SME potential after the pandemic’ discussion panel about export and productivity.  

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New Policy Brief: Is The Post-Communist Transition Over?


Is The Post-Communist Transition Over? [Published: 15 June 2022] A leading German economic policy institute IZA World of Labor published a brief by Professor Tomasz Mickiewicz, along with co-autor Associate Professor Elodie Douarin (University College London) entitled ‘Is the post-communist transition over? IZA World of Labor. 16 June 2022.……

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News: Global Trade Review GTR 2020


News: Global Trade Review GTR2020 [16 June 2022] Professor Jun Du spoke on the Global Trade Review GTR2020 expert panel on how innovation and digital can help export and growth, which is the largest trade conference in the UK with 600 exporters and trade finance industries around the world  

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New Publication: TCA, Non-tariff Measures and UK Trade


TCA, Non-tariff Measures and UK Trade [Published: 15 June 2022] Prof Jun Du and Dr Oleksandr Shepotylo have published a new article entitled ‘TCA, Non-tariff Measures and UK Trade’ that has received coverage from the Financial Times.   Abstract The UK exit from the EU generates additional trade costs between the two parties, and…

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New Publication: Tail Risk, Systemic Risk and Spillover Risk of Crude Oil and Precious Metal


Tail Risk, Systemic Risk and Spillover Risk of Crude Oil and Precious Metal [Published: May 2022] Dr Sajid Chaudhry, along with co-authors Dr Rizan Ahmed (University of Birmingham), Chamaporn Kumpamool (Khon Kaen University) and Chonlakan Benjasak (Walailak University),  have published a new article entitled 'Tail Risk, Systemic Risk and Spillover…

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Blog Post: Fuel Poverty and ‘Green’ Economics


Fuel Poverty and ‘Green’ Economics [Author: Mark Smith, Aston University] The estimated total number of households now predicted to be in fuel poverty due to the latest price cap rise from 1 April 2022 is 6.32 million. This could rise to 8.5 million by the end of 2022. Fuel poverty is a major cause of ill health and death from the physical and…

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News: Commissioned Project by the Scottish Government Secured


News: Commissioned Project by the Scottish Government Secured [10 May 2022] Professor Mark Hart and Dr Eugenie Golubova from Enterprise Research Centre and Professor Jun Du from Centre for Business Prosperity have secured a commissioned project by Scottish Government worth £70,675 to evaluate the Scottish Government’s export promotion and inward…

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News: The Economics of Brexit: What have we Learned? Conference


News: The Economics of Brexit:  What have we Learned? Conference [27 April 2022] On 27 April 2022 Professor Jun Du was invited to speak at the UK in a Changing Europe, The Economics of Brexit:  What have we Learned? Conference on “Services trade and Brexit” held in London. Recording and slides can be viewed on UKICE website.  

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Publications

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