Feb 16, 2019
Professor Patrick Minford attacks the terrible economics of Remainer propaganda.
Jan 31, 2019
A comprehensive paper in World Economics where Professor Patrick Minford explains his modeling approach in depth, why it is better than gravity models, what it means for the UK economy, and why Whitehall’s model are wrong.
Jan 28, 2019
How a UK-US free trade deal can boost national output by £80 billion and cut UK consumer prices by 8 per cent.
Jan 12, 2019
This report brings together an experienced group of top level economists, other professionals, parliamentarians, and businessmen to assess the No Deal option for departing from the European Union – that is, a departure without a trade deal on WTO terms, sometimes called a ‘World Trade Deal’.
Jan 09, 2019
Martin Howe QC sets out how Mrs May’s exercise will cloud the real issue by seeking to divert the debate on to arcane and recondite questions about the precise legal status of “interpretative agreements”.
Dec 10, 2018
Letter to the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP calling for pressure on the Treasury
Dec 07, 2018
Martin Howe QC, Chairman of Lawyers for Britain, continues his series of briefings and dissections of the Withdrawal Agreement with this assessment of the way in which the Northern Ireland Protocol (which is part of the Agreement) would affect Northern Ireland differently from Great Britain.
Dec 07, 2018
Professor Patrick Minford’s submission to the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee
Dec 05, 2018
Michael Burrage’s submission to the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee
Dec 04, 2018
A short overview of the new Treasury forecasts.
Dec 03, 2018
Roger Bootle’s written evidence to the Treasury Select Committee
Nov 28, 2018
Following on from David Davis’ speech earlier today, Professor Patrick Minford has published some underlying analysis of the Treasury’s flawed assumptions.
Nov 28, 2018
Rt Hon David Davis MP’s speech at our event
Nov 12, 2018
This report shows that the least well off in Britain are “bearing the biggest burden” of the costs of unskilled migration.
Oct 20, 2018
The Chancellor should seize the economic benefits of Brexit to cut taxes and spend more on public services.
Oct 13, 2018
Our letter to the Chancellor asking that he release the Whitehall Brexit analysis so that “experts from all sides can study its methodology, assumptions and conclusions.”
Sep 22, 2018
This report is a response to the Chancellor discussing our work during a Lords Economic Affairs Select Committee.
Sep 11, 2018
This paper is an easily readable Guide to the only way of exiting from the EU under conditions that guarantee a Clean Brexit – a World Trade Deal under WTO rules.
Aug 01, 2018
This paper sets out how a World Trade Deal is the UK’s best next step
Jul 13, 2018
This paper sets out where the Government’s Brexit strategy has gone wrong and how it can get back on track – by pursuing a Canada-style deal.
Jun 17, 2018
This report argues that a World Trade Deal – under WTO rules that govern the vast bulk of global trade – is the best bet for the UK with Brexit talks bogged down and little sign of progress with a hostile and intransigent EU.
May 14, 2018
Patrick Minford sets out how the most recent doom-and-gloom forecasting of the Civil Service was wrong by £300 billion – brought on by their absurdly high assumptions about UK-EU trade barriers, equivalent to tariffs ranging between 8.1% and 30.6%.
Apr 12, 2018
Professor David Blake critiques the EU’s debt-fuelled maintenance of the single currency.
Mar 11, 2018
We – who correctly predicted that the Treasury and the OBR would have to revise their figures – say that from 2020, the Treasury will have a surplus of more than £25 billion a year and rising to play with.
Feb 21, 2018
This report has been produced by four leading independent economists, all with a strong successful track record in economic forecasting: Roger Bootle (Economists for Free Trade), Gerard Lyons (City economist), Professor Patrick Minford (Cardiff University and Chair of Economists for Free Trade), and Julian Jessop (Chief Economist at the Institute of Economic Affairs).
Nov 14, 2017
Read the Economists for Free Trade’s ‘Budget for Brexit’ Red Book in full here.
Sep 03, 2017
Read the latest report from Economists for Free Trade, Leave Means Leave and Labour Leave.
Aug 17, 2017
Read our publications on the economy after Brexit here, including From Project Fear to Project Prosperity, which sets out the key arguments for free trade, properly understood as global free trade and not simply free trade with the rest of the EU.
Jul 21, 2017
Our economists have critiqued Project Fear. Read their work here.
Jul 21, 2017
Alongside the publications available via this website, our leading economists have published supporting works.