The international financial implications of Brexit

  • Barry EichengreenEmail author
Original Paper


This paper analyzes the international monetary and financial implications of the UK's potential exit from the European Union, focusing on the impact on cross-border capital flows, on London's status as an international financial center, on the roles of sterling and the euro as international and reserve currencies, and on the roles of the UK and EU in the institutions of global governance (the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Group of Seven, Group of Twenty, and Financial Stability Board. All such conclusions are necessarily speculative at this stage, but the implications are potentially farreaching.



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of California, BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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