The threat posed by the novel Coronavirus has evidently led to a reassertion of political power over economic demands and global market forces.
Why an ecological, rather than a modernising approach is necessary for tackling contemporary global crises facing our planet.
On the first anniversary of the ILO’s adoption of C190, we are now grappling with seismic shocks to economic security and public health due to COVID-19.
EU institutions are encouraging the development of distressed debt markets, thereby meeting banks’ needs while opening up profit opportunities.
Distressed debts – also known as ‘non-performing loans’ – have been a key issue in Europe, especially in countries hit by austerity.
A new generation of political economists from SPERI’s Doctoral Researchers Network reflect on where the world may be going in the next ten years.
If the UK chooses not to align with EU regulations post-Brexit, the consequences for inward foreign direct investment to the UK may be significant.
Creating fiscal space to write-off household debt will bring macroeconomic renewal and end the era of debt-dependent growth
EU regulation should provide citizens a concrete possibility for a ‘second chance’ and for a fresh start from the chain of over-indebtedness.
The economic measures taken in the wake of the financial crisis were flawed. 12 years on, the wealthiest have gotten richer while incomes have stagnated.