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‘Civic Capitalism’: sustainable development through investment

Colin Hay and Tony Payne

We need to move from private debt to public investment as the means to stimulate demand and to link deficit reduction to the promotion of growth A most urgent task for any incoming British government is to fix what is typically called the growth model.  Since the early 1990s Britain experimented with a new kind of growth model – which … Continue reading

16 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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Exclusive discount for Palgrave-SPERI series

We’re pleased to announce a special SPERI discount code for the Palgrave-SPERI pivot series: Building a Sustainable Recovery: SPERI Research & Policy, exclusively available here. The discount code allows individuals to purchase all titles in the Building a Sustainable Recovery: SPERI Research & Policy series at 20% discount. The code is:  WSPERI2013a. This applies to print copies only. On the … Continue reading

18 November 2013 by
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Introducing a new model of capitalism

Today we lauch a new series of SPERI Comment blogs which introduce a new model of capitalism. The first one, by SPERI Directors Colin Hay and Tony Payne,  lays out the vision behind the series: ‘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 … Continue reading

8 November 2013 by
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The arrival of SPERI Paper No.5 ‘The Great Uncertainty’

We are pleased to announce the arrival of the next SPERI paper ‘The Great Uncertainty’ by Colin Hay and Tony Payne, Directors of SPERI. The paper emerges out of a series of blogs that we jointly posted on SPERI Comment between 30 January and 18 July 2013. The blogs attracted substantial attention and were re-posted on the New Statesman website. In … Continue reading

20 September 2013 by
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Palgrave SPERI pivot series coming soon!

We’re delighted to announce that yesterday SPERI signed a contract with Palgrave Macmillan for a SPERI pivot series entitled ‘Rebuilding a Sustainable Recovery: SPERI Research and Policy’. The series of short books will be available to download and also available as hard copies. The first in the series, by SPERI Director Colin Hay, will be published later in the summer. … Continue reading

16 April 2013 by
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SPERI Paper No.2 is here!

SPERI Paper No.2 ‘Capitalist Diversity, Work and Employment Relations’ by Professors Christel Lane and Geoffrey Wood is here! It follows on from the first SPERI Paper ‘ The British Growth Crisis: A Crisis of and for Growth’ by Professor Colin Hay (Director of SPERI), published in February 2013, and you can download them both, free, here! In this second paper the … Continue reading

25 March 2013 by
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What does the Chancellor need to do?

Britain’s crisis continues. As we see-saw seemingly incessantly between failed recovery and recession (double-dip, triple-drip, quadruple-dip …) it is time for the Chancellor to think again. It is not so much Plan B that we need so much as an entirely different way of thinking about the crisis we face. This is, as even the IMF can see, a crisis … Continue reading

20 March 2013 by
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Download Colin’s new British Journal of Politics & Interational Relations paper

The February edition of BJPIR (British Journal of Politics & Interational Relations) includes the article Treating the Symptom Not the Condition: Crisis Definition, Deficit Reduction and the Search for a New British Growth Model by Director of SPERI, Professor Colin Hay.  You can download the article – which has already received some news coverage – at the bottom of the page. … Continue reading

1 February 2013 by
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SPERI on Newsnight, BBC radio and in the Guardian

It’s been a busy week for Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute. On 23 January, Andrew Gamble (University of Cambridge and Chair of SPERI’s International Advisory Board) took part in a phone in on the Toby Foster at Breakfast show on BBC Radio Sheffield, providing expertise on the possibility of a EU referendum in the hours leading up to David Cameron’s … Continue reading

25 January 2013 by
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Studentship and conference deadlines, and the arrival of Research Paper No.1

The British Growth Crisis: a Crisis of and for Growth The first SPERI research paper ‘The British Growth Crisis: a Crisis of and for Growth’  by Director Colin Hay is to be published online this week. We are extremely excited about the arrival of the first SPERI research paper, if you would like to read the paper – you will … Continue reading

7 January 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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SPERI inaugural conference: papers and a note of thanks

We are pleased to announce that the papers presented at the SPERI inaugural conference ‘The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model’ are now available to read on online. The conference, which took place on 16-18 July at Halifax Hall, was almost full to capacity, and attendees included many leading commentators, old and new. You can watch videos of some … Continue reading

25 July 2012 by
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Video highlights from SPERI inaugural conference

‘The British Growth Crisis: Overview and Main Themes’ Plenary session chaired by Professor Tony Payne (SPERI Co-director, University of Sheffield) including: ‘A crisis of growth, not a crisis of debt’, Professor Colin Hay (SPERI Co-director, University of Sheffield) ‘Crisis without end? The deadlocked economy’, Professor Andrew Gamble (University of Cambridge & Chair of SPERI International Advisory Board) ‘Finance and Industry: … Continue reading

24 July 2012 by
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Colin Hay’s BISA/ISA Global Challenges paper, be the first to read it here!

  Professor Colin Hay Last night SPERI Co-director Professor Colin Hay addressed the 2012 BISA/ISA Conference in Edinburgh in the opening plenary panel with a talk on Global Challenges. His contribution on ‘Setting the parameters of acceptable globalisation’ , argued for a thorough reappraisal of the globalisation we permit in the wake of the global financial crisis and for a move … Continue reading

21 June 2012 by
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Get involved in the debate that matters

As Spain becomes the latest  country to be bailed out in the Eurozone, the search for a new British growth model becomes ever more pressing. You can still register for our conference ‘The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model’ (16-18 July, University of Sheffield) and be part of this debate. To view the full, exciting programme , which … Continue reading

14 June 2012 by
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Video of Roundtable at PSA Conference 2012

SPERI Co-director Colin Hay recently attended the 62nd Political Studies Association Annual International Conference in Belfast. Here is a video of the British Journal of Political and International Relations Roundtable ‘The State of the UK Political Economy’. As well as Professor Colin Hay, the video also features Professor Andrew Gamble (Chair of the SPERI International Advisory Board),  Dr Andrew Baker … Continue reading

11 May 2012 by
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Colin Hay named April’s ‘Super Author’ by Routledge

Routledge are celebrating the work of some of the most popular authors in political science in a new ‘Super Author’ collection. For the next nine months they will be showcasing the work of a new author each month, and this month they are featuring the work of SPERI Co-Director Professor Colin Hay. Read his articles from ‘New Political Economy’, ‘Socialism and Democracy’, ‘West European … Continue reading

13 April 2012 by
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First SPERI research projects announced

SPERI is collaborating with researchers both across the University and further afield. Drawing staff from departments such as Geography, Management and Sociological Studies, over 20 academic staff are involved in the research, including some of the University’s most senior and eminent professors. The first projects to be announced can be found below and the full project outlines can be read in full … Continue reading

10 April 2012 by
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Colin Hay on the radio, new publication by Tony Payne and research fellow/studentship opportunities

An interview with Colin Hay will feature on BBC Radio Sheffield on the morning of Thursday 15 March as part of their focus on the economy this week , so don’t forget to listen in! If you miss it – you can catch it on the BBC iPlayer on their website. Tony Payne has had a Spanish edition of his 2010 Development book … Continue reading

14 March 2012 by
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