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Simon Wren-Lewis wins the 2016 New Statesman/SPERI Prize for Political Economy

The Oxford professor and former adviser to the Bank of England is rewarded for taking political economy to a lay audience The winner of the 2016 New Statesman/SPERI Prize for Political Economy is today announced as Professor Simon Wren-Lewis. The respected macroeconomist has advised the Bank of England and is now a professor of economic policy at the Blavatnik School … Continue reading

14 September 2016 by
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Shortlist announced for the 2016 New Statesman Speri prize for political economy

Five world-class academics have been nominated for this year’s New Statesman Speri Prize. The award is a collaboration between the New Statesman and the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) at the University of Sheffield. It is given to the scholar who has succeeded most effectively in disseminating original and critical ideas in political economy to a wider public audience … Continue reading

7 July 2016 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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The Jury for The New Statesman SPERI Prize for Political Economy is Announced

The New Statesman and the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) at the University of Sheffield are delighted to announce the names of the members of the Jury which will choose the first winner of ‘The New Statesman SPERI Prize for Political Economy’. The Prize was announced last month and will be awarded biennially, starting in 2014, to the scholar … Continue reading

28 July 2014 by
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The New Statesman SPERI Prize for Political Economy

The New Statesman and the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) at the University of Sheffield are delighted to announce that they have joined in partnership to establish ‘The New Statesman SPERI Prize for Political Economy’. The Prize will be awarded biennially, starting in 2014, to the scholar who has succeeded most effectively over the preceding two or three years … Continue reading

30 June 2014 by
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