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Brexit, May & Trump: the dangerous illusion of ‘taking back control’

The analytical frame of ‘economic patriotism’ helps explain the rise of xenophobic populism and its failure to acknowledge the complex realities of our economic interdependence Contemporary politicians, particularly those with demagogic inclinations, pretend to their electorates that they can pull all the necessary levers of economic policy to exert control over the national economic future.  2016 has provided powerful examples … Continue reading

30 November 2016 by
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New Political Economy SPERI related articles

The latest issue of the journal New Political Economy, which is associated with SPERI, has just been published and contains several articles that focus directly on aspects of SPERI’s research agenda.  They include: ‘On the Persistence of Labour Market Insecurity and Slow Growth in the US: Reckoning with the Waltonist Growth Regime‘ by Matt Vidal (King’s College, London); ‘Comparative Capitalisms, Ideational … Continue reading

5 February 2013 by
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New appointments and BISA-ISA plenary roundtable.

We are delighted to welcome four Honorary Research Fellows in to the SPERI family. Dr Andrew Baker (Queen’s University Belfast)  Dr Ben Clift (University of Warwick), Dr Helen Thompson (Unversity of Cambridge) and Dr Cornelia Woll (Sciences Po) were appointed as Honorary Research Fellows on 1 August 2012. You will soon be able to view their full profiles on the SPERI website. We have also appointed … Continue reading

14 August 2012 by
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