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SPERI 2016 Conference: Second Call for Proposals

‘Political Economy in an Age of Great Uncertainty’ 4-6 July 2016 Halifax Hall, Sheffield The Second Call for proposals for the Fourth SPERI Conference has now been published. We are pleased to announce that Lord Roger Liddle will give the pre-dinner talk on Tuesday 5th July. The SPERI Conference is becoming increasingly recognised as a key forum for debating major contemporary … Continue reading

19 October 2015 by
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The real political economy of Ireland

Neil Dooley

Contrary to official EU claims, Ireland tells a cautionary tale, undeserving of its current poster-child status As Greece has been gradually and then suddenly disintegrating, the European Union has recruited Ireland as its pin-up for austerity.  Patronising images of Greece as the eurozone’s impetulant child are communicated by European political figures with ever diminishing subtlety.  In contrast, Ireland is held … Continue reading

2 September 2015 by
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