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Mark Baimbridge, Dr

University of Bradford, Economics

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Dr Baimbridge is an experienced media commentator, working with print and broadcast media at home and overseas. He has been interviewed widely on Europe and European integration by both television (BBC News24, Newsnight, The Money Programme, Dispatches) and radio (BBC Radio 4&5, BBC regional radio, Swedish Broadcasting Corporation, Talk Radio Europe).


Dr. Mark Baimbridge is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Bradford, UK.His main research area is the Political Economy of European integration: monetary integration (optimum currency areas, TEU convergence criteria, central bank independence); UK-EU relationship (alternative forms of membership); political integration (European Parliamentary elections, referendums, euroscepticism). He has published over 40 articles in journals such as: Journal of European Integration, New Political Economy, The Political Quarterly, Capital and Class, Politics, New Economy, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Studies on European Integration and Federalism, Contemporary Politics.His books include: The impact of the euro (Macmillan, 2000), Economic and monetary union in Europe (Edward Elgar, 2003 & 2005), Fiscal federalism and European economic integration (Routledge, 2004 & 2014), Current economic issues in EU integration (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), Implications of the euro (Routledge, 2006), Analysing the 1975 referendum: lessons for the future? (Imprint Academic, 2007), Analysing the 1975 referendum: reflections on the 1975 referendum (Imprint Academic, 2007), Britain, the euro and beyond (Ashgate, 2008), Britain in a global world (Imprint Academic, 2010), Moored to the Continent? (Imprint Academic, 2012), The political economy of the European Social Model (Routledge, 2012 & 2014), Crisis in the eurozone (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).