Author

Kallum Pickering

Economist

Kallum Pickering is Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank in London. Before joining Germany’s oldest private bank in August 2015, he was UK economist at BNP Paribas in London. Mr. Pickering holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Warwick.

Articles by Kallum Pickering

The End of the Second Elizabethan Era

Many Truss-backers within the Conservative Party may have to learn the hard way that what is really holding back the UK economy are the economic costs of Brexit.

September 16, 2022

Scottish Independence? A Hard Brexit?

Boris Johnson’s latest Brexit moves give the Scottish independence movement a fresh impulse.

September 7, 2020

Healthcare Lessons for the Post-Corona World

Unlike the fallout from the 2008/9 global financial crisis, improving the healthcare sectors across the world should not retard economic growth.

April 9, 2020

Coronavirus: Scenarios for Europe

What is the economic fallout going to be for sure? And what will it be if it’s a bad case?

March 14, 2020

UK Election: Johnson and Tories Weakening?

Final polls cast some doubt over a Conservative majority.

December 12, 2019

The EU-UK Brexit Deal

Progress, but does Boris have the numbers?

October 17, 2019

Brexitology: Dog Chases Tail, Again

Theresa May’s authority is so eroded that her latest attempt to finally resolve Brexit will likely fail.

May 22, 2019

The Big Brexit Mess

UK poll shift sends clear message to the two major parties – sort Brexit out fast.

May 16, 2019

Brexit Vote Trilogy: Predictions and Observations

A surprise outcome in the key votes in the UK parliament this week is unlikely.

March 12, 2019

Britain’s “B Day”

It's time for the British Parliament to decide on Brexit.

January 15, 2019

The UK and Brexit: Approaching the Moment of Truth

There are four scenarios if May’s Brexit deal falls through.

November 23, 2018

Britain’s Big Brexit Gamble

This is the worst setback ever for the process of European integration that started with a six-nation coal and steel community in 1952 – but for whom precisely?

March 30, 2017

An Economic Score Card for the UK: 10 Theses

Why Brexit will make an already shaky economic record even worse.

November 7, 2016

Theresa May Seems To Opt for Hard Brexit

The UK’s Prime Minister’s emerging strategy for a hard Brexit will mean significantly reduced access to the EU market.

October 4, 2016

Brexit: Five Economic Myths that Conceal Reality

Whatever outside challenges the UK faces, the source is not the EU.

June 5, 2016

Brexit: 7 Economic Myths

Sobering facts for those who advocate leaving the European Union.

April 26, 2016