Europäisches Institut für Internationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungen (EIIW)


European Institute for International Economic Relations




Europäisches Institut für Internationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungen
Rainer-Gruenter-Str. 21
D-42119 Wuppertal

Tel: +49-(0)202-439 1371
Fax: +49-(0)202-439 1377
Mobil: +49-(0)174-702 0924





27 October 2017 A copy of the letter from Conservative government MP Chris Heaton-Harris which was sent to all universities across the UK in recent weeks soliciting information on teaching staff dealing with Brexit and their course content and materials. An example of interference in academic independence?


9 October 2017 Missed Prof. Welfens' contribution in Handelsblatt Global? Read "Delaying Brexit Would Be Bad, OK? Prime Minister May has suggested a two-year extension on Brexit. It could harm Germany, and Europe." here now


October 2017 New publication Welfens/Hanrahan in the latest edition of Intereconomics (Vol. 52, Issue 5): The Brexit Dynamics: British and EU27 Challenges After the EU Referendum now available to read online


27 September 2017 Did you miss the live twitter Q&A between @ProfPaulWelfens and @PalgraveEcon? The full interview can be found here


22 September 2017 Prof. Welfens' update to the Georgetown summary following PM Theresa May's speech in Santa Maria Novella Church, Florence.


18 September 2017 Two-page summary of Prof. Paul Welfens' presentation on An Accidental BREXIT at Georgetown University, Washington DC, on September 12 can be read here

17 September 2017 Letter from Sir David Norgrove  (Chair of the UK Statistics Authority) to Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson regarding the latter's questionable use of misleading statistics


12 September 2017 The slides which accompanied Prof. Welfens' presentation at Georgetown University, Washington DC can be found here


21 August 2017 Blog contribution from Prof. Welfens: Serious BREXIT-related Problems for the UK - Mystery surrounds the Suppression of Treasury Report Findings in Government Brochure here


August 2017 The summer edition of The International Economy magazine featuring an article by Prof. Welfens,  A Brexit Perspective: The United Kingdom will face slow growth with America’s positioning within Europe weakened is out now! (correction pending).


July 2017 Welfens comment on the UK's National Audit Office report on HM Treasury's economic analysis prior to the BREXIT Referendum in June 2016.


26 June 2017 Welfens contribution to the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) at Johns Hopkins University published.


May 2017 Welfens/Hanrahan EIIW Discussion Paper No. 240 The BREXIT Dynamics: British and EU27 Challenges after the EU Referendum can be read here


15 May 2017 Welfens contribution to Portal für Politikwissenschaft (German language): BREXIT aus Versehen – ein Überblick Das britische EU-Referendum 2016: Hintergründe, Widersprüche, Perspektiven


April 2017 How BREXIT is Undermining the Stability of the Wester World (Business Insights)


24 March 2017 Welfens - May's BREXIT Letter: Lacking in Legitimacy and Economic Reasoning - visit blog





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