The Suez Canal crisis has been apparently resolved. By relying on narrower, slower, and shorter resource loops, future disruption may be avoided.
Leading the debate on a new political economy
SPERI develops and promotes new analysis and understanding of contemporary capitalism, and of the major economic and political challenges arising from it.
A team of researchers from SPERI with colleagues from Stanford University and Yale University has launched the Re:Structure Lab.
We are delighted to announce that Dr Hannah Lambie-Mumford has been appointed as the new Co-Director of SPERI.
SPERI is co-hosting an interdisciplinary workshop on “AI at work: Automation, Algorithmic Management, and Employment Law” with the Sheffield Institute for Corporate and Commercial Law.
Sheffield, Stanford and Yale awarded new funding for a project to reimagine business models and global supply chains to promote fair, equitable labour standards.
SPERI is an international research centre at the University of Sheffield. We explore how contemporary economies work and the public policies which could achieve a more equal and sustainable society. Our research is focused around four priority themes.
The nature of labour and work in the global economy is changing fast. Rapid reconfiguration of business models, new technologies, […]
As corporate control over global production, consumption, and distribution systems increases, so too does business actors’ economic and political influence. […]
This research theme explores the political, institutional, economic, technological and cultural dynamics of change in the financial and monetary sphere, […]
Sustained low growth, weakening US leadership, resurgent protectionism, environmental degradation, and the so-called rise of populism all challenge the liberal […]
We work closely with policymakers and partners from around the world to develop our research and ensure it has real impact.