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Category Archives: Blogs By Mazzucato

Rethinking Value

Rethinking Value

“What happens when we confuse price with value? We end up undervaluing care. We pollute more. And the financial sector is allowed to brag about how productive it is—while often just moving around existing value, created by others. Most importantly we end up with a form of capitalism that rewards value extraction activities over value… more

The Future of the BBC: the BBC as market shaper and creator

The Future of the BBC: the BBC as market shaper and creator

“The BBC is a perfect example of an organization that by remaining ahead of the game, investing in its own competencies and capabilities, has been able to steer, shape and create new market landscapes and indeed opportunities for both public and private actors” more

Radical rethinking

Radical rethinking

“Without an adequate theory of what leads to economic growth and who the so-called ‘wealth creators’ are in the first place, policy-makers are ill equipped to tackle problems of stagnation and inequality”. more

Why Greece should follow Germany’s walk, not its talk

Why Greece should follow Germany’s walk, not its talk

“We often hear that the problem in Europe is that there is a monetary union with no fiscal union and that this cannot work, has not worked and is the origin of the current fiscal crisis in the Eurozone.” The following column is an edited version of one that first appeared in the Italian La Repubblica and… more

Time is running out for the eurozone

Time is running out for the eurozone

This blog by Stephany Griffiths-Jones, Financial Markets Director, IPD, Columbia University was prepared for the Investment for Growth & Employment Conference organised by Joseph Stiglitz in collaboration with the Brookings Institute in Washington. It is supported by the following economists: Peter Bofinger, Paolo Gurrieri, João Ferraz, Alfred Gussenbauer, Homi Kharas, Mariana Mazzucato, Marcus Miller, Jose… more

Start-up myths and obsessions

Start-up myths and obsessions

As guest writer for the Economist’s Schumpeter blog, Mazzucato tackles the hype around entrepreneurship and startups. more