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Remaking the case for a ‘developmental state’ in Britain

Tony Payne

Britain urgently needs a new national development strategy after the Brexit vote and must find the will to embrace a radically different model of the state Sometimes you just have to say it again, doubling down on what you think. In one of the first posts I wrote on this site in 2013, I proclaimed: ‘We are all developing countries … Continue reading

23 March 2017 by
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Can the UK become an ‘Entrepreneurial State’?

Caroline Kuzemko

The key question is what, politically, might motivate a country, like the UK, to want to move in that direction A couple of weeks or so ago, along with a good number of others, I listened with great interest to Mariana Mazzucato’s prize lecture in recognition of the award to her of the first ever New Statesman SPERI Prize for … Continue reading

2 December 2014 by
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New Statesman Prize for Political Economy Reviewed

Summit Mishra wrote an article published today in Livemint entitled ‘The economist who beat Thomas Piketty‘.  He described the origins of the New Statesman SPERI Prize for Political Economy and highlighted the fact that the short-list contained Thomas Piketty.  But he noted, with interest, that Piketty had not won and that the Prize had instead been awarded to Mariana Mazzucato, … Continue reading

7 November 2014 by
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Mariana Mazzucato wins the New Statesman SPERI Prize for Political Economy

Mazzucato wins the inaugural prize for her work on the “entrepreneurial state” and innovation in the public sector. Mariana Mazzucato, of the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex, has been awarded the inaugural New Statesman SPERI prize for political economy. The prize was launched this year by the New Statesman magazine and the Sheffield Political Economy … Continue reading

6 October 2014 by
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Shortlist announced for the New Statesman/Speri Prize for Political Economy

The shortlist for the inaugural New Statesman/SPERI prize in political economy has been announced. The award is a collaboration between New Statesman magazine and the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute. The Prize will be awarded biennially, starting in 2014, to the scholar who has succeeded most effectively over the preceding two or three years in disseminating original and critical ideas … Continue reading

8 September 2014 by
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