Ask the Expert: Brexit and the future of trade for the UK

Our Ask The Expert series, in association with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), brings academic research on public policy into the heart of Westminster.

Listen to a recording of the event here

The first Ask The Expert seminar of 2017 featured Dr Angus Armstrong of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research on the UK’s priorities in its future trade negotiations.

Dr Armstrong discussed the World Trade Organisation’s rules, the UK’s options for Free Trade Agreements and criteria for judging whether the Brexit negotiations are a success.

Brexit experts will be a regular feature of the Ask The Expert series in 2017 – confirmed speakers include: Professor Eric Kaufman, Birbeck University and Dr Simon Usherwood, University of Surrey.

Dr Angus Armstrong
Director of Macroeconomics, National Institute of Economic and Social Research

Nigel Keohane
Director of Research, Social Market Foundation