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The SPERI blog is a platform to share new political economy research, expertise and analysis.

Articles posted on the SPERI blog reflect the views of the author(s) and not the position of SPERI or of the University of Sheffield.

Writing for the SPERI blog

We welcome new submissions. Ideas for blogs or full draft blogs can be submitted at any time. Please send contributions to the SPERI blog Editor Natalie Langford (

Notes for contributors

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