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“The world’s scariest economist” on coronavirus…

“The world’s scariest economist” on coronavirus…

The Times of London called Mariana Mazzucato “the world’s scariest economist.” Quartz describes her as “on a mission to save capitalism from itself.” Wired says she has “a plan to fix capitalism,” and warns that “it’s time we all listened. more

Cheerful Book Club: The Value of Everything

Cheerful Book Club: The Value of Everything

“We’re talking to top economist Mariana Mazzucato about her book, ‘The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy’. From ‘wealth creators’ to ‘risk takers’, Mariana challenges the stories we tell about who really creates economic value and dissects how these stories underpin government policy.” more

Project Syndicate: The Value of Government Risk Taking

Project Syndicate: The Value of Government Risk Taking

While many in the private sector consider themselves “wealth creators,” governments have come to believe that their economic role is more passive. But this is short-sighted; when mission-driven public-sector actors collaborate to tackle problems, they co-create new markets that affect both the rate of growth and its direction. more