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FDI, Industrial Policy and Employment Impacts on Brexit

Ellalee, Haider and Alali, Walid Y. (2018): FDI, Industrial Policy and Employment Impacts on Brexit. Forthcoming in: (20 October 2018)

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The UK Inward investment is likely to be negatively affected in several ways in the event of a "Brexit" via customs barriers, but even "softer" forms of Brexit such as the current potential agreement are likely to cause customs delays, Limits companies' ability to transfer employees and coordinate "service" activities. In addition, are the negative effects of currency depreciation. In the context of already existing labour market polarization, inward investment flows into advanced manufacturing, food technology and financial services, which can provide “good quality” jobs, are particularly vulnerable under Brexit to frictions in global value chains. After highlighting the case of the auto industry, the paper moves on to emphasize the links between inward investment, employment restructuring, and the quality of jobs that have given jobs created by foreign firms.

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