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Centre for Business Research/Public Policy Research Initiative Workshop: The Insecurity Cycle

How far can 'free' markets serve the interests of society? Can labour and financial markets be brought into balance with each other? What drives the conventional wisdom that appears to set the parameters to public policy, and which might help to explain why it has been so difficult to bring about lasting institutional change following the global financial crisis?
When Nov 08, 2018
from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Where The Ramsden Room, St. Catharine's College, Cambridge
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These are among the issues addressed by Sue Konzelmann, Simon Deakin, Marc Fovargue-Davies and Frank Wilkinson in their book, Labour, Finance and Inequality: The Insecurity Cycle in British Public Policy, published in April 2018. The Centre for Business Research ('CBR') and the Public Policy Strategic Research Initiative (PPSRI) will be holding a workshop on 8 November to discuss themes emerging from the book.

Thursday 8 November Location The Ramsden Room, St. Catharine's College, Cambridge

Schedule Lunch will be served from 1:00 p.m. The Workshop will begin at 2:00 p.m. and conclude no later than 5:00 p.m.


  • Simon Deakin, CBR, University of Cambridge
  • Ruth Dukes, University of Glasgow
  • Marc Fovargue-Davies, CBR, University of Cambridge
  • John Kelly, Birkbeck, University of London
  • Sue Konzelmann, Birkbeck, University of London, and the Progressive Economic Forum
  • Vicky Pryce, Centre for Economics and Business Research, London
  • Colin Talbot, CBR, University of Cambridge
  • John Weeks, SOAS, University of London, and the Progressive Economic Forum


If you wish to attend please send an email to Rachel Wagstaff ()

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