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A no-deal Brexit may still be more costly than COVID-19
Thomas Sampson
September 2020
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Tags: brexit; covid-19; gdp; growth

Conventional wisdom holds that the impact of COVID-19 on the UK economy dwarfs the potential consequences of Brexit. This has led some Brexiteers to argue there is nothing to fear about a no-deal Brexit. Yet data show that a no-deal Brexit may not be less costly than the long-term economic fallout from COVID-19, argues Thomas Sampson.