The benefits of the single market - the case of last enlargement

Publishing date
14 July 2020

As the Brexit negotiations are entering their final straight line, the question of trade agreements is heating up. Economists talk about the “cost of non Europe”. How much each country has gained from belonging to the EU’s single market? How much would it have missed out on if it didn’t belong to the single market?

In this week’s episode, we will look at the economic impact of the EU's last enlargement and ask who benefited the most: the old 15 or the new 13 members?

Episode guests:

Zsolt Darvas, Senior Fellow, Bruegel

Niclas Poitiers, Research Fellow, Bruegel

Timo Baas, Professor of Economics, University of Stuttgart

Hosted by:
Solenn Honorine, Media Mangager, Bruegel

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