John Springford

John Springford

Deputy director
Areas of expertise 

Britain and Europe, migration and labour markets, the single market and supply side reform, international trade, the euro, fiscal and monetary policy.

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CER podcast: Why the UK voted to leave, and lessons for the EU 27

23 May 2017
CER podcast on the reasons the UK voted to leave, how these political trends played out in the French elections, and lessons for the EU 27.
RTÉ News: Theresa May meets Jean-Claude Juncker

RTÉ News: Theresa May meets Jean-Claude Juncker

26 April 2017
John Springford talks to RTÉ News about the likely topics of discussion when Theresa May meets Jean-Claude Juncker in London (from 27.03).

CER podcast: What UK-EU trade deal after Brexit?

25 April 2017
John Springford talks to Sophia Besch about about the best possible trade deal between the UK and the EU after Brexit. Based on new empirical research into the costs of trade barriers he argues for a ‘Swiss style’ Brexit.

Theresa May needs to compromise with the technocrats

E!Sharp
15 February 2017
As British prime minister, Theresa May has the right – and the power – to interpret the referendum result as she sees fit.

CER podcast series: The economics of populism, episode three

30 November 2016
In this episode, Martin Hellwig and Agnès Bénassy-Quéré discuss ‘Has trade liberalisation and financial globalisation gone too far?’
La caduta della sterlina non salverà l’economia britannica

La caduta della sterlina non salverà l’economia britannica

Il sole 24 Ore
28 October 2016
Per capire se una sterlina più debole potrà dare una spinta alle esportazioni britanniche, dobbiamo andare a vedere l’impatto che hanno avuto i precedenti deprezzamenti sulla domanda estera di beni e servizi del Regno Unito, e anche sulla struttura dell’export britannico.

CER podcast: What the fall of sterling means for the British economy and post-Brexit politics

21 October 2016
Simon Tilford and John Springford discuss the value of sterling and the impact on the economy and British politics.

CER podcast: The rights of EU migrants in Britain after Brexit

07 October 2016
CER researchers assess the credibility, legality and practical feasibility of political proposals to restrict the rights of EU migrants in the UK.

Theresa May's game of Brexit chicken

Prospect
03 October 2016
Theresa May's speech to the Conservative party conference yesterday was only slightly less gnomic than her previous statements about Brexit.
"Posielať domov" migrantov z EÚ nebude pre Britániu ľahké

"Posielať domov" migrantov z EÚ nebude pre Britániu ľahké

EurActiv.sk
23 August 2016
Ľudia z iných krajín EÚ žijúci v Británii sa až tak veľmi brexitu obávať nemusia, píšu experti think-tanku CER. Novú britskú vládu čakajú v najbližších rokoch veľmi komplikované rokovania, podľa ktorých sa dohodne podoba budúceho vzťahu medzi Veľkou Britániou a zvyškom únie. Kľúčovou otázkou bude vytvorenie právneho rámca pre pokračovanie pobytu občanov EÚ v Spojenom kráľovstve.