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NYU Abu Dhabi Social Science faculty and researchers are frequently featured in local and international news media.

An anniversary for free traders
How the Victorians fought for cheap food
The Economist | June 27, 2021

141. Britain's Trade Policy, 1815-2016
Economic historian Kevin O’Rourke (NYU Abu Dhabi) joins to explain how the economic tradeoffs Britain confronted over the last two hundred years continue to resonate in the trade policy decisions it must make today.
Trade Talks | October 25, 2020

Breixt, Covid: un Royaume désuni
The negotiations on the future commercial relationship between London and Brussels still do not lead to a "deal". (In French)
franceCulture Radio | October 16, 2021

Covid-19’s blow to world trade is a heavy one
And pre-existing conditions seem to worsen the prognosis.
The Economist | May 14, 2020

Shortlisted for Christopher Ewart-Biggs Literary Prize
Kevin O’Rourke’s A Short History of Brexit: from Brentry to Backstop
The Irish Times | February 12, 2020

Two tribes: Why Britain fell out of love with the EU and why Ireland didn't
With Britain set to exit the EU on Friday, economist Kevin O'Rourke argues that we need to stop congratulating ourselves for being progressive Europeans and start confronting the EU's many problems.
Independent | January 25, 2020

2019 Books of the Year include Kevin O’Rourke’s A Short History of Brexit
Prospect | December 7, 2019