The Political Economy of BREXIT – infrastructure and investment

This workshop is part of the project ‘Britain and Europe: The political economy of ‘Brexit’, funded by the White Rose Consortium.


09.30 – 10.00    Coffee and Registration

10.00-10.15       Welcome Charlie Dannreuther

10.15-11.45    Panel One: BREXIT and investment in the UK 

Chair:  Scott Lavery

  • Jim Buller, “The May Government’s ‘New Industrial Strategy’ and Brexit” University of York Politics Department
  • Jeremy Clegg, “FDI and BREXIT” Leeds University Business School
  • Jonathan Perraton “Changing Course? Fiscal Policy and Post-Brexit Economic Strategies” Department of Economic, University of Sheffield
  • Andrew Brown “Infrastructure and BREXIT” LUBS & Ibuild

11.45-12.00       Break

12.00-13.15 Panel Two: Infrastructure post BREXIT

Chair: Charlie Dannreuther

  • Gary Dymski & Annina Kaltenbrunner, “Brexit, the City of London, and the future of global finance” LUBS
  • Greg Barnes Buying after Brexit: Challenges for Public Procurement following British exit. POLIS University of Leeds
  • Stephen Hall, “ENERGY” School of Earth and Environment, Leeds University

13.15-14.15       Lunch

14.15-15.15    Keynote: Wyn Grant “An Uncertain Future for Agriculture” PAIS University of Warwick

15.15-15.45       Break

15.45-17.00    Panel Three street level investment post BREXIT              

Chair:  Nicole  

  • Chris Clarke “Digital Disruption in SME Finance after Brexit” PAIS University of Warwick
  • Ismail Erturk, “Can the banking system finance infrastructure investments in post-Brexit U.K.?” University of Manchester
  • Charlie Dannreuther “After the EIB?” POLIS University of Leeds


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