Europe after Brexit: A proposal for a continental partnership

August 29, 2016

This paper leaves aside the issue of EU reform and focuses on the desirable EU-UK relationship after Brexit. The authors argue that none of the existing models of partnership with the EU would be suitable for the UK. They propose a new form of collaboration, a continental partnership, which is considerably less deep than EU membership but rather closer than a simple free-trade agreement.

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Topics: BREXIT GLOBALIZATION

Regions: UNITED KINGDOM

Authors: JEAN PISANI-FERRY NORBERT RÖTTGEN ANDRÉ SAPIR PAUL TUCKER GUNTRAM B. WOLFF

Publishing Institution: BRUEGEL

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