Mariana Mazzucato

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Mariana Mazzucato is Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value, University College London (UCL) and Director of the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose. She is author of the highly-acclaimed book The Entrepreneurial State: debunking public vs. private sector myths (Anthem 2013; Public Affairs, 2015) and winner of the 2014 New Statesman SPERI Prize in Political Economy and the 2015 Hans-Matthöfer-Preis. Mazzucato has advised policymakers around the world on how to deliver ‘smart’, inclusive and sustainable growth.  In 2013 she was named as one of the ‘3 most important thinkers about innovation’ in the New Republic.

 


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The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths

Article | Jun 12, 2013

is the public sector really sclerotic and conservative in contrast with a dynamic and innovative private sector?

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General Equilibrium Theory: Sound and Fury, Signifying Nothing?

Article | Aug 16, 2016

Does general equilibrium theory sufficiently enhance our understanding of the economic process to make the entire exercise worthwhile, if we consider that other forms of thinking may have been ‘crowded out’ as a result of its being the ‘dominant discourse’? What, in the end, have we really learned from it?

What the Steve Jobs Movie Won’t Tell You About Apple’s Success

Article | Oct 23, 2015

Public funding behind the technology is the secret ingredient.

Government Risk and Private Sector Reward

Video | Oct 29, 2014

How should the government recoup the benefits from the fruits of its research? And what role should the government play going forward in important areas such as clean tech?

Human After All

Event Plenary | Apr 10–12, 2014

The Institute for New Economic Thinking joined the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) in holding its fifth Annual Conference from April 10 to April 12, 2014 in Toronto.