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“The world economy is more dangerous and less stable now than in 2008″ | Interview with Professor Colin Hay

Nearly ten years on from the global financial crisis of 2008, Colin Hay, SPERI co-director, and Tom Hunt, SPERI  Policy Research Officer, have edited a book which provides a timely warning as to the dangers still present and building in the global economic system. In The Coming Crisis (Palgrave, 2017) they draw on research on the political economy of growth, stagnation, austerity … Continue reading

8 May 2018 by
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OECD global conference on inclusive growth takes place in Parliament

Earlier this month the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Inclusive Growth hosted the OECD’s first ever global parliamentary conference on inclusive growth in the Houses of Parliament. SPERI is the research partner for the APPG. Tom Hunt, SPERI’s Policy Research Officer, led the organisation of the two-day conference. Parliamentarians from 26 countries took part in the conference to debate new … Continue reading

17 April 2018 by
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The Coming Crisis – New SPERI book edited by Colin Hay and Tom Hunt published

SPERI is delighted to announce the publication of The Coming Crisis, edited by our Director Colin Hay and Policy Research Officer Tom Hunt. Nearly ten years on from the global financial crisis of 2008, The Coming Crisis seeks to provide a timely warning as to the dangers still present and building in the global economic system.  The new book, published … Continue reading

20 November 2017 by
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The politics of devolution in England: launch of a special edition of the Political Quarterly

The launch of a special section of the latest edition of the Political Quarterly entitled ‘The Politics of Devolution in England’, hosted by SPERI on Thursday 23 February 2017, provided the setting for a much needed debate on the opportunities and challenges of devolution across Yorkshire. Arianna Giovannini (De Montfort University; SPERI Honorary Research Fellow) and Andrew Mycock (University of Huddersfield), guest … Continue reading

27 February 2017 by
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Leading the debate on inclusive growth | SPERI in Parliament

SPERI’s new partnership with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inclusive Growth was launched last night (February 21st) with a highly successful first event in Parliament. Professor Tony Payne, SPERI’s Co-Director, was part of a panel of leading UK and international policymakers and thinkers who came together to discuss the state of the debate on inclusive growth. The line-up of panellists … Continue reading

22 February 2017 by
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New SPERI/APPG on Inclusive Growth event in Parliament | 21 February – Registration now open

Earlier this month SPERI launched a new partnership with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inclusive Growth. On Tuesday 21st February SPERI and the APPG will hold our first joint event in Parliament when a panel of leading UK and international thinkers will come together to present views on the ‘state of the inclusive growth debate’. How to achieve inclusive growth is … Continue reading

31 January 2017 by
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SPERI joins forces with leading parliamentarians to develop new solutions on inclusive growth

SPERI has today launched a new partnership with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inclusive Growth – a cross-party group of senior parliamentarians – to develop solutions for a more inclusive and more equal economy. The APPG on Inclusive Growth is backed by a range of influential individuals and organisations across politics, business, trade unions, finance, churches and faith groups and … Continue reading

19 January 2017 by
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Who governs local economies?

Cities like Sheffield need more skilled jobs, but delivering them has to be both a national and a local priority SPERI’s latest Brief provides a snapshot assessment of three English city-region economies – Sheffield, Brighton and Oxford – in the period since the financial crisis.  The Brief highlights significant differences between Sheffield City Region’s economy and the two southern regions, … Continue reading

24 November 2015 by
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New SPERI Brief features in BBC coverage on the ‘North-South Divide’

SPERI’s new research Brief compares the post-crisis performance of the Sheffield, Brighton and Oxford city-region economies. The report by SPERI’s Policy Research Officer Tom Hunt looks at a range of economic indicators for the three economies over the last decade including employment levels, the sectors people work in, pay, economic output and levels of disposable income. Throughout this week BBC … Continue reading

23 November 2015 by
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SPERI appoints new Policy Research Officer

SPERI is delighted to announce that it has appointed Tom Hunt to a new position of Policy Research Officer.  This position has been designed to widen SPERI’s own research capacity, but also to strengthen its links with the policy community in Britain and the EU, to disseminate its research more effectively to the media and to connect it more closely … Continue reading

15 May 2015 by
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