Cover: Written Evidence Submitted by RAND Europe

Written Evidence Submitted by RAND Europe

UKE0012 The UK's Economic Security

Published in: UK Parliament Committees website (2024)

Posted on Mar 13, 2024

by Rebecca Lucas, Maxime Sommerfeld Antoniou, Melusine Lebret

Economic security is increasingly recognised as a key element of national security. To this end, RAND Europe has collected evidence from both our previous work, as well as outside experts, to respond to several of the questions in this inquiry. In particular, this response first examines the need to create a clear definition for economic security and proposes one based on existing frameworks in this area. [Question 1]. It then looks at HMG's overall approach and how it can be strengthened [Question 2]. Finally, it explores the opportunities offered by international cooperation, and the importance of a diverse array of alliances and partnerships to further the UK's policy goals [Question 3].

Research conducted by

This report is part of the RAND external publication series. Many RAND studies are published in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, as chapters in commercial books, or as documents published by other organizations.

RAND is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.