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Capitalism doesn’t work? That’s fake news

Sir Keith Burnett

University of Sheffield President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Keith Burnett urges policymakers to stop pretending broken markets can be fixed with more regulation Tory slogans are a gift to those who want to see everything nationalised. They had been ranting about wanting a capitalism ‘that works for all’, now it’s an economy that is ‘fit for the future’. What does … Continue reading

1 December 2017 by
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What next for China: Great Wall or Bridging the Gap?

Sir Keith Burnett

As he prepares to meet President Xi, the University’s Vice-Chancellor reflects on what China’s questions about its future mean for the political economy of the West In his speech to both Houses of Parliament during this week’s visit to the UK by President Xi Jinping, he began, as is the Chinese way, by paying tribute to those who came far … Continue reading

22 October 2015 by
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A great launch for ‘Civic Capitalism’

The debate that SPERI is seeking to initiate about ‘Civic Capitalism’ is off to a strong start following the successful launch last Thursday in Sheffield of the book of the same name by Colin Hay and Tony Payne. In the apt setting of Sheffield Town Hall, Sir Keith Burnett, Vice Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, introduced the event, before Colin … Continue reading

17 April 2015 by
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Sir Keith Burnett quotes SPERI Paper at HEPI Conference

This week, the latest SPERI paper was discussed by Professor Sir Keith Burnett, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Sheffield, at a major conference about developing the research policy and funding environment in the UK. Sir Keith Burnett was a speaker at the 2013 Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) Autumn Conference on the Future for UK Research Policy and Funding on Wednesday 14 November. … Continue reading

15 November 2013 by
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