"Because GDP is not a proper metric for economic health when running a nation. It's the same situation there as it is here. The bankers are getting rich while middle class jobs are off shored, and what isn't offshored is being soaked up by…"
"A few years ago The Economist did an article comparing the number of new business start ups and growth in the USA vs the EU countries and it was not good for Europe. It showed most new innovative companies (Apple, Google, Facebook, Tesla, etc) were…"
"I'll list a few arguments, without commenting on how they match up to counterarguments.
Nick's point: EU's not doing well.
UK will now be free to drop trade barriers with nations outside the EU.
EU will hurt itself by putting up…"
"Well, this was my big concern after the vote: that the people would speak, and the government would ignore them.
Good thing here is that the Lib Dems are generally way behind on voting day. I just hope Labour and Conservative don't…"
"I don't have a full-blown economic analysis to offer. But I have seen and read a number of stories about small and mid-sized UK business having a hell of a time operating at desired profits under EU regulations."
"Can someone explain to me how this benefits Britain in the long run economically? In an ever shrinking world where the market knows no borders I am just left shaking my head trying to find a good reason to do this other than short term…"