Dr Graham Gudgin
Chief Economic Adviser
Dr Graham Gudgin is Policy Exchange’s Chief Economic Adviser. He is currently Honorary Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research (CBR) in the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. He is also visiting Professor at the University of Ulster and Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Ulster University Economic Policy Centre, and was senior Economic Adviser at Oxford Economics from 2007 to 2015. He was Director of the ESRC-funded Northern Ireland Economic Research Centre from 1985 to 1998 when he became Special Adviser to the First Minister in the NI Assembly until 2002. Prior to this he was economics fellow at Selwyn College, Cambridge and a member of the Cambridge Economic Policy Group under Wynne Godley. He is the author of a large number of books, reports and journal articles on regional economic growth in the UK, the growth of small firms and electoral systems. He is currently working with Ken Coutts on a macro-economic model and forecasts for the UK economy and on the economic impact of Brexit.
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by Dr Graham Gudgin | Nov 26, 2017The long-threatened hard line on the Irish border taken by the Irish Prime Minister has now emerged as a key break point in the Brexit negotiations. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar made it clear last Friday in a Sky News interview that Ireland will veto next month’s potential...
by Dr Graham Gudgin | Nov 23, 2017The Budget has two parts. First comes the forecasts, now produced by the independent OBR. These tell the Chancellor how much he has (or hasn’t got). The second part is what he chooses to do with what money there is. This blog examines the first of these issues. It is...
A sensible deal on the Northern Ireland border is very achievable – Brussels and Dublin should stop playing games.
by Dr Graham Gudgin | Nov 19, 2017Hell hath no fury like a Commission scorned. Since the UK is breaking up the European Commission’s cherished Union, the Commission retaliates by supporting those wishing to break up the UK. The first attempt was Jean-Claude Juncker’s wooing of Nicola Sturgeon when she...
by Dr Graham Gudgin | May 9, 2018Read Publication The Irish border is not the insoluble obstacle to Brexit negotiations that it has been made out to be and the UK can leave the single market and customs union while preserving a frictionless border in Ireland. This can be achieved by the use of new...
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