Economics and Finance

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Minister Ann Linde & Minister Helen McEntee
IIEA27th September 20171min

As part of the IIEA’s project on Ireland and the Future of the EU27, Ann Linde, Swedish Minister for EU Affairs and Trade, and Helen McEntee T.D., Irish Minister for European Affairs, addressed the Insitute to present their governments’ perspectives on the Future of the EU27 post Brexit. In their speeches, each Minister outlined the vision for the EU in their countries, and discussed areas of potential policy alignment betwen Ireland and like-minded countries, such as Sweden.

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Jonathan Portes
IIEA13th September 20171min

In his address to the Institute, Professor Portes discussed the economic and political implications of Brexit for the UK. He assessed the short-term economic impacts of various scenarios for the current negotiations between the UK and the European Union, ranging from “chaotic Brexit” to a “velvet divorce”. He also examined the longer-term economic impacts on the UK, with a particular focus on immigration and labour mobility.

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Various
IIEA1st September 20172min

The seminar entitled: Delivering the Digital Single Market, covered a range of issues associated with completing the Digital Single Market, including the free flow of data (the so-called Fifth Freedom), E-governance and cooperation in the Digital North. The event was co-hosted by the IIEA, the Estonian Embassy to Ireland and the Norwegian Embassy to Ireland.

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Jeremy Browne
IIEA18th July 20171min

As a financial services capitol London has benefitted greatly from the UK’s EU membership. However, after the UK leaves the EU in 2019 its financial services sector could lose access to the EU Single Market in services. In his address to the IIEA Jeremy Browne set out the views of the City of London Corporation on the post-Brexit future of London’s financial services sector.

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John Peet
IIEA4th July 20171min

In his address, John Peet discussed the economic outlook for Britain and the European Union, and assessed the implications of the Conservative Party’s performance in the British General Election for the Brexit negotiations. Drawing upon his extensive expertise, he also offered his insights on the future of the EU amid a renewed debate about deepening integration in the euro area.