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L’innovazione perduta della Main Street

L’innovazione perduta della Main Street

“In Ripensare il capitalismo, la centralità è assegnata all’innovazione e al rifiuto di miopi politiche economiche incardinate su una suicida dimensione temporale di breve periodo.” Benedetto Vecchi more

Review

Review

“Though the crash was what awoke everyone, the foundations of the crisis had been developing for decades. ‘These failings [of western capitalism] are not temporary; they are structural,’ write Mariana Mazzucato and Michael Jacobs in the preface to Rethinking Capitalism. The editors describe a perfect crisis, at least 30 years in the making.” Yuan Yang more

The industrial strategy acknowledges a fundamental truth about growth

The industrial strategy acknowledges a fundamental truth about growth

“Industrial strategy acknowledges that wealth is co-produced by the private and public sectors working together, and successful economies need both. The chief theoretician of this understanding in recent years has been the economist Mariana Mazzucato, who has argued that the best way of driving investment in innovation is for government to set ‘missions’ to address major social challenges.” Michael Jacobs more

Bon. Maintenant, réinventons le capitalisme!

Bon. Maintenant, réinventons le capitalisme!

“Mme Mazzucato, donc, considère qu’il est grand temps de réinventer le capitalisme, en veillant à ce que tout un chacun en bénéficie, et non plus une infime partie des gens au détriment de la majorité des autres.” more

Best Books of 2016

Best Books of 2016

On Rethinking Capitalism: “A series of essays by a number of prominent economists spells out why our policies have failed to address rising income inequality, slow productivity growth, and an overall sense that something is wrong with the economy. Not everyone will agree with the fixes, but Mazzucato and her colleagues do an excellent job… more

Capitalism in the Time of Trump?

Capitalism in the Time of Trump?

As the world turns upside down, Mariana Mazzucato discusses how to shape an economy that works for everyone (Interview with Lynn Parramore) more

Capitalism Behaving Badly

Capitalism Behaving Badly

“[Rethinking Capitalism] attempts to provide, as explained in its introduction, “a much better understanding of how modern capitalism works—and why in key ways it now doesn’t.” Together, the essays provide a compelling argument that we need more coherent and deliberate strategic planning in tackling our economic problems, especially in finding more effective ways to reduce… more