trade policy Archive

  • Who needs a trade deal?

    Debate rages, in the House of Commons and elsewhere, about what remains after Britain leaves the EU. (OK, debate doesn’t particularly rage in the House of Commons, but it needs to, even if the government would rather it didn’t.) In particular, there is the question […]

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  • Europe gives Scotland another chance

    Interesting that the EU referendum on 23 June gives a new lease of life to the case for Scottish independence. It was Europe that was the cause of its failure two years ago. As the argument for Scottish independence developed in recent decades, it slowly […]

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  • A guide to successful negotiation

    John Kay writes a primer on successful negotiation – read it here – to which the Democrats and Republicans in the US might like to refer when trying to reopen the American government. A crucial insight is that success in reaching agreement depends very […]

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