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John Van Reenen: ‘A lot of promises are just smoke and mirrors’
John Van Reenen
November 2019
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Tags: cep; economics; general elections; brexit

As director of LSE's Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) up to 2016, British economist John Van Reenen led a team of academic researchers who produced detailed analysis of the consequences a divorce from the European Union would have on the UK economy. They predicted a fall in GDP, employment, direct investment, wages and productivity. Of these indicators, only employment contradicted [?]