Building an equitable and sustainable society

The Foundation for European Progressive Studies and the University of Greenwich are launching the Greenwich Political […]

19 - 20/01/2016
17:00 - 21:00
London, UK
Building an equitable and sustainable society

In order to give you access to our events, FEPS processes your personal data together with any other organiser of this event mentioned in the description of the event and in accordance with 'FEPS’ data protection policy. Once registered to one of our events, it is FEPS’ legitimate interest to send you our Newsletter to which you can oppose at any time.

The Foundation for European Progressive Studies and the University of Greenwich are launching the Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre (GPERC). The aim of GPECR is to encourage interdisciplinary analysis of the linkages between institutions, power structures and economic dynamics with a view to:

  • Enhance knowledge of the pressing problems of our time such as inequalities, unemployment, climate change, energy crisis, housing crisis, care deficit, aging, productivity, innovation, and technological change; and 
  • Provide independent and cutting-edge research evidence that will expand the range of evidence-informed and progressive options for policy and practice. 

GPERC brings together an innovative group of researchers who want to expand the knowledge frontier by challenging orthodoxies in economic and social science research.



Professor Javier Bonet, Deputy Vice Chancellor – Research, University of Greenwich

Dr Ernst Stetter, Foundation of European Progressive Studies
Professor Philip Arestis, University of Cambridge
Jonathan Trickett MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Shadow Minister for the Constitutional Convention
Ann Pettifor, Policy Research in Macroeconomics, Director
Secretary General Professor
John Weeks, Emeritus Professor, SOAS, University of London
Professor Ozlem Onaran, University of Greenwich, GPERC, Director
Professor Mehmet Ugur, University of Greenwich, GPERC

Jonathan Sibson, Pro Vice Chancellor, Business School, University of Greenwich 

More info

Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre (GPERC)
Find all related publications

A European Health Union

A blueprint for generations

Making trade work for prosperity, people and planet

FEPS Primers series - Arancha González and Yanis Bourgeois

European perceptions of public programmes for zero unemployment

Online survey and qualitative interviews: The results

Bidding farewell to workfare?

Recovery Watch series
Find all related events

Silver Rose Awards 2023

Award ceremony and reception
Brussels, Belgium (Expert meeting)

Progressive Economics Network

Getting the Green Deal Done
Online (Expert meeting)

An EU-wide programme for local jobs initiatives

Online coalition meeting
Find all related news

Call for tender – Researcher on inflation

Basic Information Project    The profits-prices spiral: measures to avoid inflation  Partners   TASC (Ireland), Pietro Nenni Foundation (Italy)  […]

A new social contract for the well-being of people and the planet

Call to action on Just Transition

Feminist Leadership for Women in CSOs

Survey for women in leadership

Let’s end involuntary unemployment!

European survey on the perception of unemployment and publicly funded jobs
Find all related in the media
In the media

“Trade doesn’t work in isolation from good domestic policies” Interview to Arancha González

by Borderlex 19/09/2023
Interview to Arancha González, former Spanish foreign minister, who released together with FEPS the new book entitled 'The Trade Handbook: Making Trade Work for Prosperity, People and Planet'

Após 66 anos de adiamentos, a barragem do Pisão entrou em contra-relógio

by Pùblico 19/08/2023
'After 66 years of postponements, the Pisão dam has entered a race against time' Pùblico's article mentions FEPS Policy Study 'Governing the RRF'

Just Transition: A new social contract for wellbeing of people and planet

by Euractiv 11/07/2023
Euractiv's article ahead of the high-level expert meeting on Just Transition in Valladolid, organized by FEPS, Solidar, and other think tanks and civil society organizations.

Ukrainian economy and society: whither the (postwar) country?

by Commons 16/06/2023
In Commons' article, Yuliya Yurchenko, co-author of FEPS’ book 'Europe and the war in Ukraine', outlines the consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine for the Ukrainian population and the plans needed for Ukraine's recovery.