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Should Britain Leave the EU?

An Economic Analysis of a Troubled Relationship

Patrick Minford, Cardiff University
Vidya Mahambare, Cardiff University
Eric Nowell, Cardiff University and the University of Liverpool
Published by: Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK Northampton, MA, USA, with the Institute of Economic Affairs

Contents

Preliminary pages

i

   

PART 1 COSTS AND BENEFITS OF UK MEMBERSHIP OF THE EU A POLICY ANALYSIS

1 Introduction, Summary and Conclusions: Why the UK should Renegotiate or Leave the EU

3

2 Evaluating European Trading Arrangements

22

3 Other Issues: Currency, Regulation and Public Finance

37

   

PART 2 BACKGROUND ANALYSIS OF TRADE

4 Agriculture

61

5 Manufacturing

90

6 Services

127

7 Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of EU Trade Arrangements

172

 

PART 3 OVERALL CONCLUSIONS OF THE ANALYSIS

8 Last Thoughts: What is to be done?

217

   

Bibliography

227

Index

243