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Michael Jacobs joins SPERI

SPERI is delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Jacobs as a new Professorial Research Fellow at SPERI and the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield. Michael is an economist with expertise in international political economy, climate change and energy policy, and social democratic and green political thought. He joins SPERI from the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) … Continue reading

25 September 2018 by
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Leading the debate on inclusive growth | SPERI in Parliament

SPERI’s new partnership with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inclusive Growth was launched last night (February 21st) with a highly successful first event in Parliament. Professor Tony Payne, SPERI’s Co-Director, was part of a panel of leading UK and international policymakers and thinkers who came together to discuss the state of the debate on inclusive growth. The line-up of panellists … Continue reading

22 February 2017 by
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Michael Jacobs calls for economic rethink in USP-SPERI public lecture

In a public lecture co-hosted by SPERI and the Department of  Urban Studies and Planning, leading economist Michael Jacobs called for a rethink of economic orthodoxy and the embracing of innovation to address increasing inequality. Professor Michael Jacobs, Visiting Professor at the School of Public Policy (UCL), detailed the flaws in mainstream economic thinking that have led to a prolonged period … Continue reading

18 November 2016 by
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Forthcoming book launches: ‘How Change Happens’ & ‘Rethinking Capitalism’

We are very pleased to be associated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID) and the Urban Studies and Planning (USP) department respectively for the launch of two new books below – both events are free but registration is required. ‘How Change Happens’ by Duncan Green Date: Monday, 31 October Time: 6.45pm Venue: The Diamond, 32 Leavygreave Road, S3 7RD Duncan Green … Continue reading

12 October 2016 by
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