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Helen Thompson On Brexit Deals, Boris Leadership And Scottish Independence

Macro Hive
Finance, Economics, FX, G7, Investment Strategies, Macro

Helen is Professor of Political Economy at Cambridge University. She has been at Cambridge since 1994, and is at present, Deputy Head of the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences. She is a regular panelist on the excellent podcast show Talking Politics. She has recently been focusing on the political economy of oil, Brexit and the euro zone crisis. In this podcast we discuss:

  1. The current state-of-play in Brexit talks
  2. How state aid issues have become more importance since COVID
  3. The purpose and implications of the Internal Market Bill
  4. Why the EU wants a deal
  5. Could Boris Johnson face a leadership challenge?
  6. How Scotland could get an independence vote
  7. The challenge for Labour around England and Scotland
  8. UK’s new flexible foreign policy balancing EU and US
  9. Should central banks target income inequality
  10. Books that influenced Helen: David Copperfield (Charles Dickens) and The Radetzky March (Joseph Roth)

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