Simply integrating “worker voice” into the equation cannot reverse the shortcomings of social auditing programs, argue Penelope Kyritsis, Genevieve LeBaron and Mark Anner
Leading the debate on a new political economy
SPERI develops and promotes new analysis and understanding of contemporary capitalism, and of the major economic and political challenges arising from it.
We are delighted to be hosting Professor V. Spike Peterson, Professor of International Relations at the University of Arizona as a Visiting Professor at SPERI.
On March 18-19th SPERI welcomed a group of world-leading scholars to Sheffield for a ‘state of the field’ workshop that reflected on the blind spots in the field of political economy
We are very pleased to announce that Liam Stanley has been appointed SPERI’s new Academic Deputy Director and joins our leadership team.
On March 18th and 19th SPERI is thrilled to welcome a group of world-leading scholars to Sheffield to reflect on the implications of recent events for political economy as a field.
SPERI is an international research centre at the University of Sheffield. We explore how contemporary economies work and the public policies which could achieve a more equal and sustainable society. Our research is focused around four priority themes.
The nature of labour and work in the global economy is changing fast. Rapid reconfiguration of business models, new technologies, […]
As corporate control over global production, consumption, and distribution systems increases, so too does business actors’ economic and political influence. […]
This research theme explores the political, institutional, economic, technological and cultural dynamics of change in the financial and monetary sphere, […]
Sustained low growth, weakening US leadership, resurgent protectionism, environmental degradation, and the so-called rise of populism all challenge the liberal […]
We work closely with policymakers and partners from around the world to develop our research and ensure it has real impact.