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The UK’s exit from the EU will have a profound effect on household living standards, though what that effect will be will depend on the nature and timing of Brexit. Our work focuses on how Brexit, and Brexit-related policy areas such as our trade policy, affect people’s incomes.

Contacts

Sophie Hale

Principal Economist
T: 0203 372 2919
E: sophie.hale@resolutionfoundation.org
Greg Thwaites

Greg Thwaites

Research Director
T: 0203 372 2960
E: gregory.thwaites@resolutionfoundation.org
Events

The future of the UK economy

Navigating a route to a fairer and more prosperous Northern Ireland, and beyond

The whole of the United Kingdom is facing a decisive decade of huge economic change, from tackling the energy bills crisis, to restructuring after Brexit and the pandemic, and urgently…
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Publications

The Big Brexit

An assessment of the scale of change to come from Brexit

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Leaving the EU represents the largest change in the UK’s relationship with the rest of the world in nearly half a century. It is a profound change in economic governance,…
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Events

Brexit Britain

Assessing the impact of Brexit on people, places and firms

The British economy has altered substantially since the Brexit referendum result, as firms and workers have seen changes to investment and wages respectively. But the longer lasting impacts of Brexit…
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Stagnation Nation?

The Economy 2030 Inquiry conference

The UK is facing a decisive decade of economic change, as we emerge from the pandemic, adjust to Brexit, and urgently transition towards a net zero future. Some hope these…
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Pivot Pivot!

Assessing the UK’s new Indo-Pacific trade focus

The UK’s exit from the EU has given it the freedom to pursue an independent trade strategy for the first time in four decades. To date, post-Brexit trade debate has…
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The UK’s decisive decade

Launch of The Economy 2030 Inquiry

The UK is on the brink of a decade of change. In the 2020s, the country will need to not just recover from Covid-19, but also emerge from the EU,…
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Home and away

The UK labour market in a post-Brexit world

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This briefing note considers a number of ways in which the labour market could be affected as the UK moves to a tighter, post-Brexit immigration regime in January 2021. Under…
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A new era

What do Brexit and Covid mean for migration and the UK labour market?

On 1 January 2021, freedom of movement between the EU and the UK will end, and the UK’s new points-based immigration system will begin. This will mean major change for…
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