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12 May 2020 at 12.00-13.30
Past event

‘Transatlantic Trade and Economic Cooperation through the Pandemic: Will prioritising a UK-US Free Trade Agreement make or break ‘Global Britain’?’

Zoom Webinar
The forty-first Strand Group event launching a new paper for Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government on the prospects for a US-UK Free Trade Agreement took place via Zoom webinar.

The findings of the paper, co-authored by Ed Balls, Nyasha Weinberg, Jessica Redmond and Simon Borumand, were presented followed by a panel discussion including:

Ed Balls, Research Fellow Harvard Kennedy School and Visiting Professor at King’s College London, former Shadow Chancellor and Chief Economic Adviser

Dr Meredith Crowley, Reader in International Economics at Cambridge University

Lord Nick Macpherson, Chair of Hoare’s Bank, Visiting Professor King’s College, London and former Permanent Secretary to the Treasury

George Osborne, Editor of the Evening Standard and former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Shanker Singham, CEO Competere,Academic Fellow IEA, and former advisor to both USTR and the UK Trade Secretary

Download the report.