14 July 2021

The changing role of tax in society: Faculty academics win prestigious award for excellence in social policy

Professors in Politics and Management win Cambridge University Press Award for Excellence in Social Policy Scholarship.

Elmfield building, the Department of Politics and International Relations

Professor Andrew Baker, Professor of Political Economy in the Department of Politics and International Relations, and Professor Richard Murphy, Professor of Accounting in the Sheffield University Management School, have been awarded with a prestigious award, The Cambridge University Press Award, for their excellent work in social policy. 

The award is hosted by the Social Policy Association, in conjunction with the Cambridge University Press, and was given thanks to an article written by Baker and Murphy on Modern Monetary Theory and the Changing Role of Tax in Society, published by The Cambridge University Press. 

The pair win up to £100 of Cambridge University Press books, three months free access to the article, and one year’s subscription to a print copy of the journal.

You can read a companion blog to the Journal of Social Policy and Society and the Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, written by Baker and Murphy and titled Rethinking Tax Systems for a Post-Covid Social Contract

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