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Call for Papers: The political economy of Brexit: Implications for the labour market, free movement and the UK welfare state

Workshop 16 September 2016, University of Sheffield This workshop analyses the possible implications of the Brexit vote for three key domestic policy areas: free movement, the labour market and welfare provision. Brexit is likely to have profound consequences for each of these areas. For example, many employment rights in the UK are underpinned by European directives. Similarly, the free movement … Continue reading

20 July 2016 by
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Call for Papers: Conceptualizing Labour ‘Unfreedom’ and Degradation Along the Supply Chain

WOERRC SPERI Workshop at the University of Sheffield, May 26-27, 2016   Since the economic crisis of 2008-2009, labour unfreedom has intensified at the bottom end of the labour market. Working conditions, remuneration, and collective bargaining rights have stagnated or declined for large-swathes of the low-waged workforce. At the same time, evidence from several sectors suggests that the practices commonly … Continue reading

10 March 2016 by
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SPERI Conference: call for papers

In July 2012 we will host the first SPERI conference on the theme of The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model. The central lesson for Britain of the global financial crisis is the need to develop a new, and different, model of growth to that whose frailties it so cruelly exposed. That is the animating vision which … Continue reading

28 January 2012 by
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