Seminar 7

GIFTA Special Workshop in Partnership with the Commonwealth Secretariat London, UK, February 6 – 7, 2017

Background Information

This event is part of ESRC funded research project entitled ‘Transformations in Global Governance: Integration via Free Trade Agreements’ (GIFTA) scheduled on 6 and 7 February 2017 in London. The extended the GIFTA project seminar series into a 7th seminar were deliberations centered around the theme of Trade Policy post Brexit. It was a technical consultation seminar of independent experts on direction of UK trade policy post Brexit. The aim of the Workshop is to improve evidence-informed policy and practice by facilitating mutual engagement between academic, business and policy communities around current and future policy needs following the vote to Brexit. focusing in particular on the following issues:

  • UK’s Trade Priorities after Brexit
  • Brexit and the Perspective of Businesses
  • Brexit and Consequences for Global Trade Relations
  • Brexit and Public Policy
  • Brexit and Developing Countries

Papers and Presentations:

NAME/SURNAME INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION DRAFT PAPER LINK PRESENTATION SLIDES LINK
Day 1_Session 1
Dr Angus Armstrong National Institute of Economic and Social Research UK’s Trade Priorities after Brexit

 

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Dr Peter Holmes University of Sussex UK Trade Landscape after Brexit

 

 

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Dr Swati Dhingra London School of Economics Impact of Brexit on Foreign Investment in the UK

 

Slides
Day 1_Session 2
Dr Mohammad A. Razzaque Commonwealth Secretariat, London

 

Post-Brexit UK-ACP Trading Arrangements: Issues and Perspectives  Slides
Dr Christopher Stevens Overseas Development Institute, London Brexit: Mapping the Research Agenda

 

Slides
Dr Emily Jones

 

Oxford University Brexit and making UK trade work for developments

 

 Slides
Day 1_Session 3
Dr Kamala Dawar University of Sussex

 

Procurement after Brexit: the case of SME promotion  Slides
Professor Sangeeta Khorana Bournemouth University

 

What does Brexit mean for Public Procurement in the UK? Slides
Day 1_Session 4
Dr Clair Gammage

 

University of Bristol

 

Ill-founded arguments and muddled thinking?: Constructing the UK’s post-Brexit negotiating strategy

 

Slides
Dr Magdalena Larsen University of Westminster

 

Challenges of Negotiating a Post-Brexit FTA with the EU

 

 Slides
Dr Tereza Novotná Université libre de Bruxelles

 

Any Future for a Transatlantic Free Trade Deal? Implications of Brexit for TTIP under Trump’s Presidency

 

Slides
Day 2_Session 1
Jonathan Portes Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Department of Political Economy, King’s College London

 

What next for Immigration to the UK following Brexit

 

 

Slides
Peter Bishop Deputy Chief Executive, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 

Trade challenges for UK businesses

 

Slides
Nicholas Gregory Dorset Growth Hub

 

Brexit and SME Access to Finance Slides
Day 2_Session 2
Dr Maria Garcia Bath University Post Brexit UK: What makes a desirable FTA partner? 

 

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Dr Louise Curran Toulouse Business School The Impact of Brexit on Global Value Chains and Trade Governance Slides
Mansoob Murshed Institute of Social Studies, The Hague & Coventry              University

 

The Liberal Peace and Brexit

 

Slides
Day 2_Session 3
Dionisis Philippas

 

Konstantinos Konstantaras

 

ESSCA, Paris, France and University of Gloucestershire

 

Do FTAs promote long run trade openness? Evidence from the UK post Brexit Slides
Elitsa Garnizova London School of Economics Whatever works: Negotiating Non-Tariff Measures in EU Trade Policy Slides