On 10 November, 2017, the UK Employment Appeal Tribunal announced its decision on a crucial appeal apropos of the employment […]
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.
Professor Genevieve LeBaron has been awarded a three-year Major Research Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust.
Join us on February 18th for an online conversation about what modern slavery is, why efforts to tackle it have failed so far and what needs to be done to effectively combat it.
On February 15th SPERI and the Department of Politics & International Relations will co-host an event with Professor Vivien Schmidt to discuss her new book Europe’s Crisis of Legitimacy
We are very pleased to welcome Leah Downey to SPERI as a visiting doctoral researcher from Harvard University. Leah will be a visiting researcher at SPERI during 2021.
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.