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.


The Pandemic and Broken Supply Chains

Focusing on short-term efficiency gains can lead to long-term inefficiency. The work of Schumpeter provides an alternative that could lead to greater prosperity.

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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.