This book brings together contributions from leading scholars around the world on the most relevant and pressing economic themes surrounding the UK–EU relationship. With chapters spanning from the UK’s accession to the bloc to the aftermath of its decision to leave, the book explores key themes in UK economic growth and EU membership, international trade, foreign direct investment, financial markets and migration.
Chapters interrogate the history of the relationship, the depth of foreign direct investment, and responses to the financial crisis. Considering both the history and future of UK and EU relations, the book is a relevant and timely volume that gives welcome context to a fast-changing relationship.
Chapter 1 .Introduction.- .Chapter 2 UK Economic Growth Performance in a European Context: Has EU Membership Made Much Difference?.- .Chapter 3 How Does European Integration Work? Lessons from Revisiting the British Relative Economic Decline.- .Chapter 4 European Monetary Integration and the EU-UK Relationship.- . Chapter 5 The UK Financial Sector and EU Integration after Brexit: The Issue of Passporting.- . Chapter 6 Foreign Direct Investment and the Relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union.- . Chapter 7 Immigration and the UK-EU relationship.- . Chapter 8 EU Regional Policy and the UK.- .Chapter 9 Brexit and EU regulation.- .Chapter 10 Deep Integration and UK-EU Trade Relations.- .Chapter 11 Conclusions