The time is ripe to find the trail blazed by Susan Strange and put a great female thinker back into the story of financial globalisation and its discontents
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.
SPERI Deputy Director Tom Hunt will be part of a new ESRC-funded Centre for Care
After the conclusion of COP26 join us for a discussion on the political economy of net zero.
Join us for an online event to discuss how different types and forms of social contestation determine how political and economic power is reworked and resisted
A new report from the ESRC funded ‘Food vulnerability during COVID-19’ research project outlines people’s experiences of accessing food during the pandemic.
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.