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Resolution Foundation report on living standards launched at Sheffield Town Hall

The Resolution Foundation launched “Forging ahead or falling behind: Devolution and the future of living standards in the Sheffield City Region” yesterday evening in the Sheffield Town Hall. Its report analyses economic inequalities between cities and within cities and was presented by Stephen Clarke, Research and Policy Analyst at the Resolution Foundation. He showed how the Sheffield City Region lags … Continue reading

20 January 2017 by
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Brexit and the British state

Mick Moran

Focusing on the ‘left behind’ thesis ignores the real message exposed by the referendum: the UK is a fragmented and fast dissolving state Despite all the uncertainties generated by the referendum result of 23 June, one assertion is now commonly made with increasing confidence: that support for a ‘leave’ vote was a protest from those left behind by the twin … Continue reading

16 November 2016 by
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New research position announced at SPERI

We are pleased to announce that SPERI wishes to recruit an exceptional post-doctoral research associate from 1 August 2013 for a two-year period to work on a new research programme, described below: Reorienting the British Growth Model The crisis that the British political economy faces is not at heart a crisis of debt; it is instead a crisis of and … Continue reading

10 June 2013 by
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