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‘Civic Capitalism’: sustainable development through investment

Colin Hay and Tony Payne

We need to move from private debt to public investment as the means to stimulate demand and to link deficit reduction to the promotion of growth A most urgent task for any incoming British government is to fix what is typically called the growth model.  Since the early 1990s Britain experimented with a new kind of growth model – which … Continue reading

16 January 2014 by
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Inaugural conference programme announced

With less than two weeks to go, we are pleased to announce the final conference programme of the SPERI inaugural conference ‘The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model’, which now includes the titles of all plenary sessions. The conference, which will take place from 16-18 July at Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield, boasts an impressive programme with … Continue reading

6 July 2012 by
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SPERI conference: a month to go!

On 9 February 2012 Rt Hon Ed Miliband launched the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) at the University of Sheffield, pronouncing it as “the right institute, at the right time, in the right place” before echoing the core focus of SPERI’s project: “From the ashes of the kind of irresponsible capitalism which led to the crash, we need to … Continue reading

18 June 2012 by
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Get involved in the debate that matters

As Spain becomes the latest  country to be bailed out in the Eurozone, the search for a new British growth model becomes ever more pressing. You can still register for our conference ‘The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model’ (16-18 July, University of Sheffield) and be part of this debate. To view the full, exciting programme , which … Continue reading

14 June 2012 by
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Two days to register under early bird rate for SPERI conference

The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model, 16 – 18 July, Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield Book now The early bird rate ceases on 31 May 2012 so if you have not booked yet, be sure to do it quick! You can register for the conference online now by visiting our online store. Concessionary rates are available … Continue reading

29 May 2012 by
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Early bird deadline for SPERI conference is 31 May 2012

If you are interested in attending the SPERI inaugural conference ‘The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model’, be sure to book now – the early bird registration deadline is 31 May 2012. The conference will take place at Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield on 16 – 18 July 2012. The aim of the conference is to provide … Continue reading

2 May 2012 by
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Colin Hay on European welfare capitalism in hard times and crisis discourse

SPERI Co-Director Colin Hay is a busy man and we like to keep you updated on all our pursuits – so here are some links to a couple of forthcoming publications by Professor Hay. As well as a taking a sneak peak of the final chapter of his forthcoming book co-authored book with Daniel Wincott ‘European Welfare Capitalism in Hard Times’ (Palgrave 2012), (PDF, … Continue reading

21 February 2012 by
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