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The return of the British Disease? The post-Brexit credible commitment conundrum

Gandrud, Christopher (2016) The return of the British Disease? The post-Brexit credible commitment conundrum. British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Jul 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The outcome of Brexit is likely to be less investment because of less policy credibility – regardless of what type of relationship with Europe is agreed. What makes Britain particularly prone to economic policies that are not credible is its parliamentary system, writes Christopher Gandrud and demonstrates how UK investment worked before and after the UK joined the EU. He argues that to avoid going back to the less prosperous years, constitutional reforms will be necessary

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2017 14:13
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2017 14:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/71483

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