Economics - Innovation - Inclusive Growth - Public Purpose
  • Interview on CNN GPS with Fareed Zakaria

  • Discussing UK economic growth on Channel 4 News

  • Discussing report for Brazilian Government on Globo News

  • Debating the problems in the eurozone on BBC Newsnight

  • Interview with Ezio Mauro, Director of La Repubblica, Italy

  • Interview with Presa Diretta, RAI TV

  • CNN Money interview: Thank the government for your iPhone


Professor Mazzucato contributes to media around the world. She regularly appears on TV programmes including BBC Newsnight, Channel 4 News, Sky News, Bloomberg News, and Italian programmes including Ballaro' and Otto e Mezzo (see TV interviews here).

Her articles have been published internationally including in the Guardian, the Observer, the Financial Times, The Economist, Project Syndicate, Foreign Affairs, La Repubblica, the New Statesman and Wired Magazine. Her work has been reviewed in the New York Times, Forbes magazine, The Economist, the Financial Times, The New York Review of Books, and Corriere della Sera among others. For a full list of articles see links below.

In 2013 the New Republic called her "one of the three most important thinkers about innovation". Click here to download a press bio sheet.

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Featured Articles By Mazzucato

La luna dello stato padrone

La luna dello stato padrone

“In Italia, periodicamente, si torna a dibatter sulla presenza dello Stato nell’economia, con la consueta preconcetta dicotomia fra quelli che sostengono i benefici della liberalizzazione e quelli che” more…

Featured Articles About Mazzucato

Mission critical

Mission critical

“Economist Mariana Mazzucato explains how solving society’s toughest problems starts with rethinking how value is created and innovation is incentivized.” Deborah Unger more

Brexit has a chance to kick-start a period of radical change

Brexit has a chance to kick-start a period of radical change

“The next wave of tech is now crashing into some of the “hard” sectors of the economy: energy, transport, healthcare and education, all heavily regulated by the state. To succeed, government and business are going to have to “co-create” markets, in the words of Mariana Mazzucato, who runs the IIPP.” John Thornhill more

New public bank must know when to turn cash flow off as well as on

New public bank must know when to turn cash flow off as well as on

“Professor Mariana Mazzucato, director of the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose and Scottish Government adviser, also said the new bank should ensure unspent cash earmarked for investment is not clawed back into government coffers, and encourage experimentation and exploration, after the latest talks with Nicola Sturgeon in Edinburgh on Thursday.” Brian Donnelly more

Growing firms: Mend the gap

Growing firms: Mend the gap

“Being “mission-oriented” sounds like the influence of Mariana Mazzucato, who argues strenuously for recognition and enhancement of the role of the state as an investor and shaper of the economy.” Douglas Fraser more

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Green New Deal could fuel growth

Sky News

Brexit uncertainty and its effect on the economy


A ‘parasitic’ system in need of change


Rethinking Capitalism to Create Global Value

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The Innovation Economy

The Innovation Economy

Mariana and Azeem Azhar discuss the role of government in innovation and business growth, risk-taking as the new mentality of bureaucracy, and how the benefits of entrepreneurial innovation have been misread.

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