OECD Forum 1st June 2016. During discussions from the distinguished guests addressing the Delegates, the general view was that Britain leaving the European Union would have a negative effect on growth, for Britain as well as her trading partners. The Secretary General Angel Gurria presented an OECD analysis on the economic effects of BREXIT at the London School of Economics April 27th 2016. Monsieur Gurria’s sentiment indicated that he would be pleased if Britain remained in the European Union. Mr Gurria has an MA in economics from Leeds University, & holds a BA in economics from UNAM (Mexico).