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.


A New Era for SPERI

In the first blog in a new series, SPERI Directors Colin Hay and Genevieve LeBaron describe SPERI’s evolution since 2012 and set out a new research agenda

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Our Research

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.