PODCAST | Brexit: Reasons, Repercussions and Lessons to Be Learned

June 23rd marks the end of a European era. There are various reasons the United Kingdom is calling for a referendum. But are they really worth breaking up with the European Union? Brexit will leave us all in a weaker position. Find out why.

About Alfredo Pastor

Alfredo Pastor, PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1973), is a professor in the Department of Economics and the holder of IESE’s Banco Sabadell Chair of Emerging Markets. He was Spain’s Secretary of State for Economics (1993-1995), and a Country Economist at the World Bank (1980-1981), among other positions. He was the Dean of China Europe Business School (CEIBS) from 2001 to 2004. In his career, Alfredo Pastor received the Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit in 2004 for his work at CEIBS, and the Godó Award in Journalism in 2011.

2 thoughts on “PODCAST | Brexit: Reasons, Repercussions and Lessons to Be Learned

  1. You will have to make very practical (sometimes very cold) decisions about what you want from life and what you’re willing to give up. And if you don’t make them then life will make them for you.

    1. Well, in the Brexit affair it looks as though life, not reason, is in charge.

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