The COVID-19 pandemic burst in the midst of an already agitated geopolitical scenery punctuated by the fallout of Brexit and turbulent trade wars
The unquestioning faith of supply chain management coupled with free-trade policy has left us unprepared to confront the pandemic.
We need to extend critiques of undervalued labour beyond those with ‘social value’ to engender improvements in the material value of labour globally.
The threat posed by the novel Coronavirus has evidently led to a reassertion of political power over economic demands and global market forces.
On June 19th over 30 members of SPERI’s interdisciplinary research community came together for an online workshop to discuss the political economy of COVID-19
Why an ecological, rather than a modernising approach is necessary for tackling contemporary global crises facing our planet.
On the first anniversary of the ILO’s adoption of C190, we are now grappling with seismic shocks to economic security and public health due to COVID-19.
A new generation of political economists from SPERI’s Doctoral Researchers Network reflect on where the world may be going in the next ten years.
What kind of legacy the coronavirus pandemic bestows on the UK has already been the subject of much analysis in […]
COVID-19 has pointed out the obvious: the supposed capitalist rationality of supply chains produces short-term profits but increases risk and vulnerability