Category archives for civic capitalism

What is Civic Capitalism? an interview with Colin Hay in Prospect Magazine

In their new book  Colin Hay and Tony Payne  define Civic Capitalism as follows: “The governance of the market, by the state, in the name of the people, to deliver collective public goods, equity and social justice.” Jonathan Derbyshire explores this perspective in an wide-ranging interview with co-author Colin Hay which was published in the Prospect magazine today. Seeking to explain … Continue reading

6 March 2015 by
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New publication: Civic Capitalism by Colin Hay and Tony Payne

As we struggle with the legacy of the crisis and with the prospect of accelerating environmental degradation, it is time to ask not what we can do for capitalism but what capitalism can do for us, as citizens of a democratic society. In Civic Capitalism, Colin Hay and Tony Payne build on their influential analysis of the crisis of the Anglo-liberal … Continue reading

5 March 2015 by
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New SPERI Paper published: Civic Capitalism by Colin Hay & Tony Payne

We are delighted to publish today SPERI Paper No. 12 which has been written by SPERI’s Directors, Professors Colin Hay and Tony Payne.  It is called Civic Capitalism and comes as close as SPERI will ever be to presenting a kind of ‘manifesto’ for the research of the institute. In the paper Hay and Payne argue that it is time … Continue reading

8 May 2014 by
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‘Civic capitalism’: the need for sustainability

Colin Hay and Tony Payne

We need to work collectively and globally to shift the accepted currency of economic success away from its sole reliance on the convention of growth As we have sought to show, the civic capitalism we advocate is very different from the capitalism we are used to.  One of the biggest differences and one of the greatest challenges is that our … Continue reading

3 January 2014 by
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‘Civic Capitalism’: restoring democratic economic governance

Colin Hay and Tony Payne

We need to move on from the ideology that led us astray to a more consciously held, open-ended and dynamic ideology that asks not what we can do for the market but what the market can do for us Ideology, these days, is a bad word – never a term of self-description and only ever something others have.  Partly as … Continue reading

22 November 2013 by
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‘Civic Capitalism’: introducing a new model of capitalism

Colin Hay and Tony Payne

We must start thinking about how to construct something better out of the widely analysed failings of Anglo-liberal capitalism It is time to move on from the mawkish (if necessary) analysis of the failings of the now infamous Anglo-liberal model of capitalism and from lamenting the absence of new thinking about what might replace it.  The moment has arrived when … Continue reading

8 November 2013 by
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