Tag Archives for Professor Andrew Gamble

SPERI event on Corbynomics

Yesterday SPERI held our first teach-in event on ‘Corbynomics’ to explore the economic policies being put forward by the new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and his new Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell. We were joined by three excellent speakers – Dr Jonathan Perraton, SPERI Associate Fellow in the Department of Economics, Dr Mary Robertson, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the economics division of … Continue reading

29 October 2015 by
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Department of Politics Commencement Lecture with Professor Andrew Gamble

Professor Andrew Gamble, Professorial Fellow at SPERI, yesterday gave the Commencement Lecture of the Department of Politics which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The lecture covered the different meanings of austerity and anti-austerity. Andrew focused on why the financial crisis of 2008 still dominates the political economy landscape. He argued that the crisis was as serious as 1929 with … Continue reading

15 October 2015 by
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‘Understanding the Corbyn surge’ by Professor Andrew Gamble

A new essay by Professor Andrew Gamble, Professorial Fellow at SPERI, published by Policy Network, analyses the causes and impact of the Corbyn phenomenon. Professor Gamble argues that the politics of austerity and rising inequality have fuelled a powerful sense that ‘there must be a better alternatives‘, while old models of economics and politics are being discredited. Corbyn’s victory is … Continue reading

25 September 2015 by
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Watch the video of ‘Professor David Marquand In Conversation’

If you missed the event ‘Professor David Marquand In Conversation’ on 22 November 2012 at the Octagon Centre, University of Sheffield, you can now watch the recording of the event here. A former Labour MP, Chief Adviser to the European Commission, founding member of the Social Democratic Party and prolific author; Professor David Marquand (University of Oxford) is asked by … Continue reading

4 December 2012 by
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