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New SPERI-IPPR literature reviews published

The Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) and the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) have today published a series of literature reviews, compiled to inform IPPR’s Commission on Economic Justice. The reviews have been authored by SPERI research assistant Sean McDaniel and deputy director Craig Berry. The three published today focus on: Work, labour markets and welfare The company … Continue reading

6 November 2017 by
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How should progressives respond to the anti-competitive tendencies of the platform economy?

Firms such as Google and Uber – and their control of our data – may pose a threat to the UK’s competition regime. How policy-makers respond to this will help to define the platform economy Generally speaking, the UK’s competition regime is highly regarded. The establishment of competition policy – generally in the 1990s – is typically seen as constitutive … Continue reading

6 November 2017 by
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SPERI-IPPR event: ‘The British Growth Model: Building a Sustainable Future’

SPERI co-hosted a very successful roundtable discussion event in London yesterday with the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). The event – ‘The British Growth Model: Building a Sustainable Future’- was held at IPPR’s central London office and brought together leading thinkers, academics, and journalists to debate the development, and challenge of developing, a new model of economic growth. The … Continue reading

9 December 2015 by
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The British economy: a crisis of Anglo-liberal capitalism?

The first SPERI Palgrave pivot entitled ‘The Failure of Anglo-Liberal Capitalism‘ was written by SPERI Director Colin Hay and was published earlier this year. In the book he argues that the crisis is best seen as a crisis of and for growth and not as a crisis of debt, incurred in pursuit of an excessively liberalised Anglo-American form of capitalism. This growth model, … Continue reading

25 October 2013 by
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