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First-Year Global Experience - United Kingdom/Ireland: Brexit

This is a guide for the First Year Global Experience to the United Kingdom and Ireland.


EU and British Flag Symbolizing Brexit


Brexit is the name given to the vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union that occurred on June 23, 2016. These articles from the Wall Street Journal and The Economist give a hint at some of the turmoil this has caused in both the political and economic spheres. 

Before the Brexit Vote

  1. "What if? Brexit." The Economist June 18, 2016
  2. Capital Account: Impact of 'Brexit' Would Likely Be Gradual and GlobalWall Street Journal June 23, 2016


After the Brexit Vote

  1. "Out of the Brexit Turmoil: Opportunity." Henry Kissinger. Wall Street Journal. June 30, 2016.
  2. "Brexitland versus Londonia: Bagehot." The Economist. July 2, 2016.