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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Mazzucato and Kaletsky Debate U.K. Mortgage Plan on BBC

Video | Nov 27, 2013

The Bank of England took the first step in putting the brakes on the surging property market as it scrapped the United Kingdom’s flagship initiative that encourages mortgage lending, introduced earlier this year by Treasury minster George Osborne.

Making Finance Work for Innovation

Video | Aug 12, 2013

How can we get the financial sector back to serving its intended function?