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The IMF and a new politics of inequality?

Recent statements about inequality by the IMF have attracted media interest, but are they saying anything new? Last week saw the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank hold their annual autumn meetings at which they discuss big strategic issues facing the global economy.  One strand in these discussions related to the publication of the IMF’s Fiscal Monitor which contained … Continue reading

20 October 2017 by
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Learning from China’s success? Europe in the 21st century global economy

Europe can learn lessons from China’s development and should agree a new common approach on trade Following the election of President Trump on an ‘America First’ and anti-globalisation platform the debate about the future of international trade and international competition policy became a hot political issue. Some commentators had hoped that the issue might disappear from the front pages after … Continue reading

7 July 2017 by
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The end of the G8

Tony Payne

Russia’s expulsion from the G8 concludes a transitional phase in the governance of the global political economy Tomorrow the leaders of the G8 group of countries should have been meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in Russia in what would have been the latest in a long line of such summits dating back to 1998.  But, instead, with … Continue reading

3 June 2014 by
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The Global Contours of Growth & Development Beyond the Crisis – Call for papers

In its first year SPERI Conference looked at the British growth crisis. Last year, it tackled Europe. This year it will take on the global political economy – focusing on the dynamics and patterns of the distribution of growth and development across with world. Plenary speakers include: Linda Weiss (University of Sydney), Tony Payne (University of Sheffield), Gregory Chin (York … Continue reading

31 October 2013 by
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