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The rationale for local authority pension fund investment decisions | New SPERI report

A new report published today by SPERI assesses the rationale behind the strategic asset allocation of the UK’s largest local authority pension funds since the 2007/2008 financial crisis. The analysis in this new SPERI British Political Economy Brief by Craig Berry and Adam Barber builds directly upon that of our previous Brief, Local Authority Pension Fund Investment Since the Financial Crisis, … Continue reading

13 April 2018 by
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Congratulations to Adam Barber

We are delighted to report that SPERI doctoral researcher, Adam Barber, passed his PhD viva on 1 December 2017.  His thesis was entitled: ‘Have banks in the UK learned lessons from the 2008 financial crisis?’ His analysis suggested that, following the crisis, different banks have taken different paths.  While some institutions have become more risk-averse and display signs of lesson-learning, … Continue reading

3 January 2018 by
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New SPERI Paper: Inequality Redux

We are delighted to publish as a SPERI Paper the series of blogs by SPERI staff and students, which ran from February to April 2015, all devoted to the theme of inequality. The posts were intended to paint into place a different backdrop to the issues that were being debated in the British General Election campaign which ran as the … Continue reading

18 June 2015 by
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