Energy Crisis Research

I am doing exciting research on the energy crisis. The energy crisis aligns three societal objectives in one policy dimension – energy savings – which, help save money through resulting lower energy bills, contribute to saving the environment through lower CO2 emissions and at the same time, provides material national security benefits by blunting Putin’s …

Does Migration Cause Extreme Voting?

The 2004 accession of 8 Eastern European countries (plus Cyprus and Malta) to the European Union (EU) was overshadowed by feared mass migration of workers from the East due to the EU’s rules on free mobility of labour. While many incumbent EU countries imposed temporary restrictions on labour mobility, the United Kingdom did not impose …

Who Voted for Brexit?

The United Kingdom referendum on European Union membership on 23 June 2016 is thought to have been a watershed moment in European integration and globalisation more broadly. Even though the outcome had been expected to be tight, in the days running up to the referendum bookmakers and pollsters predicted the Remain side to win. Many …