Monthly archives for June 2012

[News] Colin Hay’s BISA/ISA Global Challenges paper, be the first to read it here!

  Professor Colin Hay Last night SPERI Co-director Professor Colin Hay addressed the 2012 BISA/ISA Conference in Edinburgh in the opening plenary panel with a talk on Global Challenges. His contribution on ‘Setting the parameters of acceptable globalisation’ , argued for a thorough reappraisal of the globalisation we permit in the wake of the global financial crisis and for a move … Continue reading

21 June 2012 by
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[News] SPERI conference: a month to go!

On 9 February 2012 Rt Hon Ed Miliband launched the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) at the University of Sheffield, pronouncing it as “the right institute, at the right time, in the right place” before echoing the core focus of SPERI’s project: “From the ashes of the kind of irresponsible capitalism which led to the crash, we need to … Continue reading

18 June 2012 by
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[News] Get involved in the debate that matters

As Spain becomes the latest  country to be bailed out in the Eurozone, the search for a new British growth model becomes ever more pressing. You can still register for our conference ‘The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model’ (16-18 July, University of Sheffield) and be part of this debate. To view the full, exciting programme , which … Continue reading

14 June 2012 by
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[News] Ann Pettifor to speak at SPERI Inaugural Conference

Not long to go now. We hope you are looking forward to the SPERI conference as much as we are! Unfortunately, Lord Robert Skidelsky has been called to join a group of economists in Greece in July to advise political leaders on the crisis and obviously, in the present circumstances, we understand this is a task he must not refuse. Instead, however, … Continue reading

1 June 2012 by
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