Brexit Economists Invoke 1800s Corn Laws in Attack on Treasury

  • Treasury model on Brexit cost not based on economic theory
  • Minford says British establishment is afraid of change

The Brexit Debate: What Happens if the U.K. Leaves the EU

A group of economists campaigning for Brexit attacked the Treasury’s economic modeling as it compared its fight to leave the European Union to the repeal of the corn laws in 19th-century England.

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