Tag Archives for Rachel Laurence

Announcing the New Statesman/SPERI Prize 2016

For a second time, this prize – a collaboration between the New Statesman and the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) at the University of Sheffield – will recognise the most exciting scholarship in the field of political economy. The New Statesman/SPERI Prize is returning this year for a second award, with a winner announced in the autumn. The first … Continue reading

9 June 2016 by
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Growing the economy from the middle out

A new growth model must place individual livelihoods at the heart of our regional economic strategy In his new SPERI paper Craig Berry suggests it is crucial to make a connection ‘between the new order and individual livelihoods’.  This resonates with two recent reflections of my own, which have come from my work with a number of communities who are … Continue reading

10 February 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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