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The impact of Brexit on the British model of capitalism

What will be the impact of Brexit on the British model of capitalism?

A process of political economic transition as significant as Brexit clearly has major implications for the nature and future trajectory of the British model of capitalism. How will Brexit reshape Britain’s growth model?

Tue 19 Mar 2019, 17:07 | Tags: impact of Brexit, Brexit, capitalism

The impact of Brexit on taxing, spending and UK economic policy


How will Brexit affect taxing, spending and UK economic policy?

It will have both a short term and a long term impact on UK growth rates and potential growth rates. These in turn shape the path of the public finances. If the economy is smaller (larger) and and growing more slowly (quickly) it affects the amount of money available for public expenditure.

Tue 19 Mar 2019, 17:19 | Tags: spending, impact of Brexit, UK economic policy, Brexit, taxation

OBR to gauge impact of Brexit on UK growth and economy


How can the OBR gauge Brexit’s impact on UK growth and the economy?

The impacts of Brexit on potential output, investment, trade, FDI and productivity will remain highly uncertain, even in hindsight. The judgement of prospective path for potential output is always surrounded by 'considerable uncertainty', to which 'uncertainties associated with the UK’s exit from the EU are likely to add’.

Tue 19 Mar 2019, 17:10 | Tags: impact of Brexit, Brexit, UK economic growth