Economics - Innovation - Inclusive Growth


Professor Mazzucato regularly gives talks to public and private sector organisations around the world on the economics of growth and innovation.

She has spoken to Governments, public sector agencies, business and private sector organisations in countries including the UK, USA, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and China about the role of the state in modern capitalism and how to achieve smart, inclusive economic growth.

Recent transnational organisations where she has given keynotes include the OECD, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum. Her 2013 TED Global talk, “Government: investor – risk taker – innovator”, has been viewed more than 700,000 times.

Her book, The Entrepreneurial State: debunking public vs. private sector myths, is stirring up much needed debate worldwide and been covered by leading international publications including The New York Times, the Financial Times and The Economist. In 2014 Professor Mazzucato won the New Statesman SPERI prize in political economy.

To book Professor Mazzucato to give a talk contact Kate Lossius, Director, The London Speaker Bureau (please cc:

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SPD Business Conference

28 September 2016


Professor Mazzucato's Keynote to German SPD Business Conference with Economic and Energy Minister Sigmar Gabriel.



26 May 2016


Keynote to UN Economic Commission for Latin America & the Caribbean with Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena and Mexican Finance Minister, Luis Videgaray Caso.


Argentinian Ministry for Science

22 April 2016


Keynote with responses from Lina Barañao, Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation & Francisco Cabrera, Minister of Production.


Raúl Prebisch Lecture

19 April 2016


Professor Mazzucato's lecture at the UN Economic Commission for Latin America & the Caribbean, following Joseph Stiglitz and Dani Rodrik.


European Investment Bank

8 March 2016


Professor Mazzucato's talk to the European Investment Bank on The Entrepreneurial State and public investment banks.


TED Global

June 2013


Government: investor – risk taker – innovator. Professor Mazzucato’s TED Global has been viewed more than 700,000 times.


upcoming and recent talks



London, UK – Debate with Jeffrey Sachs and Carlota Perez on ‘Tackling Global Challenges through Mission Oriented Innovation’ at the RSA. more

University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh, UK – Keynote on ‘Smart and Inclusive Growth: a new narrative on wealth creation’ at the University of Edinburgh’s Social Policy Seminar Series. more

University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Cambridge, UK – Keynote on ‘Smart and Inclusive Growth: a new narrative on wealth creation’ at the Cambridge Public Policy Annual Lecture. more

London School of Economics

London School of Economics

London, UK – Ralph Miliband Programme Lecture by Mariana Mazzucato and Michael Jacobs, chaired by Dr Robin Archer. more