John Springford

John Springford

Director of research
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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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.

The first item in Theresa May's in-tray: A Brexit-induced recession

City A.M
11 July 2016
Theresa May will be the next UK Prime Minister, and sterling and the FTSE 250 rose almost immediately.
How Brexit should be done

How Brexit should be done

Prospect
24 June 2016
In the early hours of this morning - when we discovered "Leave" had won 52 per cent of the votes in this referendum - the rules of British politics were torn to shreds.

CER podcast: The EU referendum - a fact free debate

20 June 2016
Charles Grant chats with colleagues Simon Tilford, Rem Korteweg, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, John Springford and Sophia Besch to discuss common EU myths and how to improve the quality of the debate.

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