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July 8th, 2016

Oops! “gagner” (Blast this iOS idiotic predictive text! I’d really prefer to make my own spelling errors!)

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“…Vous allez gangner un bon voisin!” Well said. https://t.co/hTgDNd2Pg1

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Thanks @SincDavidson for relaying the abusive term “reg monkeys”; one to treasure (do read the Borjas link)::https://t.co/4h6602FnyH

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OTOH, here is @SimonEvenett arguing (2013) the the UK did better out of EU FTAs than it would on its own::https://t.co/tV7uLBd84E

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Still trade agreements are oversized, overrated, chiefly for. pol gestures. Don’t create trade; most have small, declining impact on growth.

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UK does not lack ‘negotiators’. I’ve trained hundreds of trade negotiators; most are middle level civil servants in any central govt agency.

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gives UK options for deals w/ rest of world (60% of exports now) that are near impossible w/ EU28 (see , )

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Idea UK might lack trade agreements post #Brexit started w/ Obama’s rudeness (‘back of queue’); gets too much cred::https://t.co/6ocaCMpKlO

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