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2008 is dead, long live 2008! Or, how we learned to imagine the unimaginable

What’s changed in the ten years since the global financial crisis in 2008? In looking for the lightning strike of structural change, do we overlook or take for granted how the 2008 crisis has opened up space for reimagining how we organise our economies? The collapse of Lehman Brothers, on 15th September 2008, is the event that most identify as … Continue reading

6 September 2018 by
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The Coming Crisis: stagflation and the shackles of market discipline

Jeremy Green

In the second blog in SPERI’s new series on ‘the coming crisis’ Jeremy Green assesses the prospects of unorthodox central bank policies for escaping the stagflation gripping Western capitalism The darkest hours of the Global Financial Crisis conjured haunting visions of the worst-case scenario: that we would enter a period of sustained financial paralysis, massive unemployment and the breakdown of … Continue reading

6 April 2016 by
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A terminal crisis of Anglo-America?

Jeremy Green

In the wake of the global financial crisis new strains have emerged within the US-UK ‘Special Relationship’ Scenes of Lehman Brothers’ employees hurriedly clearing out belongings from their London offices in September 2008, as the bank filed for the largest bankruptcy in US history, became part of the iconic imagery of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC). Lehman’s collapse was the … Continue reading

30 July 2015 by
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Tim Sinclair joins SPERI as a Visiting Fellow

We’re happy to announce that Professor Tim Sinclair has joined the SPERI team as a Visiting Fellow until May 2014. Tim is an Associate Professor of International Political Economy at the University of Warwick. He is also a visiting faculty member at Kyung Hee University in Suwon, Korea (near Seoul). His research focuses on puzzles in the politics of global finance, … Continue reading

7 November 2013 by
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