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Two New SPERI Pivots Published

The series, ‘Building a Sustainable Political Economy: SPERI Research & Policy’, now counts 7 volumes with the addition of two exciting new books. The Political Economy of India’s Growth Episodes by Sabyasachi Kar and Kunal Sen This book breaks down the last 65+ years of Indian development into several episodes of growth, providing a rich set of insights into the … Continue reading

22 November 2016 by
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The Green New Deal: an idea whose time has come

Theresa May’s new government can seize the opportunities of the political and economic climate and announce a Green New Deal in this week’s autumn statement “Only a crisis – actual or perceived – produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around. That, I believe, is our basic function: … Continue reading

21 November 2016 by
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New SPERI Paper: ‘Treasury Control’ and the British Environmental State

SPERI is pleased to publish a paper by Martin Craig, SPERI Research Fellow, which explores the negative impacts of H.M. Treasury powers and policy priorities on the development of the British ‘environmental state’. A growing literature uses the term ‘environmental state’ to refer to the new roles and institutional capacities that the modern capitalist state has acquired in relation to … Continue reading

2 November 2016 by
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‘The Resurrected Right and Disoriented Left’ – new SPERI paper by Craig Berry

More than seven years on from the financial crisis, a new sustainable British growth model has yet to emerge, whilst the Conservative Party have been successful in rebuilding the pre-crisis growth model which failed so spectacularly in 2008. In his significant new SPERI paper – The Resurrected Right and Disoriented Left – Craig Berry, the Deputy Director of SPERI, explores … Continue reading

2 February 2016 by
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SPERI Presentation on ‘Ecological Political Economy’ at the Sustainable Futures Symposium

Dr Martin Craig, Research Fellow at SPERI, took part in a symposium on Monday 9th November organised by the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures. The symposium showcased multidisciplinary sustainability research across every faculty of the University of Sheffield. Martin’s presentation introduced the concept of ‘Ecological Political Economy’ which was very well received by scientists and non-scientists alike. Martin stressed that … Continue reading

10 November 2015 by
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