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Mission Economy review: Lessons from the Moonshot for fixing global problems

Mission Economy review: Lessons from the Moonshot for fixing global problems

“Mazzucato presents her arguments so simply and clearly that they can seem obvious. In fact, they are revolutionary. Rethinking the role of government nationally and in the international economy — to put public purpose first and solve the problems that matter to people — are now the central questions for humanity.” more

Mission Economy review – the return of the state

Mission Economy review – the return of the state

“The case for a new approach is overwhelming and Mariana Mazzucato’s project is ambitious. By focusing on the immense power of governments to shape markets, she argues that capitalism itself can be remade. Mazzucato aims to infuse capitalism with public interest rather than private gain.” more

WHO establishes Council on the Economics of Health for All

WHO establishes Council on the Economics of Health for All

“Chaired by noted economist Professor Mazzucato […] the Council will aim to create a body of work that sees investment in local and global health systems as an investment in the future, not as a short-term cost. Designing such investments makes our economies more healthy, inclusive and sustainable.” more

ECONOMICS AGITATOR

ECONOMICS AGITATOR

“Mazzucato may be one of the world’s highest-profile economists since the publication of The Entrepreneurial State. She expanded the discussion in 2018’s The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy.” Bob Simison more

Public investment ‘is key to escaping crisis’

Public investment ‘is key to escaping crisis’

“For some on the left, the inevitability of more government spending – on both benefits and big job-creating projects – is an opportunity. The prospect has certainly cheered up the markets, with a recent rally on Wall Street. But Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Director of the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose at University College London… more

The 50 most influential people in Britain

The 50 most influential people in Britain

“Routing the male, pale and stale world of post-hegemony economics, Mazzucato has become a crucial voice in the field of left-wing academic thought. Her idea that the state should drive innovation has gained teeth with the UK, EU and UN – and she has proven a persuasive critic of austerity.” more