Can science save the economy? Evan Davis and Mariana Mazzucato discuss.
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.
“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.” Listen
Mazzucato on tax and spending plans for Labour and Tory ahead of elections Listen
In this edition of Analysis, James Ball, global editor of the Bureau for Investigative Journalism, explores the EU’s state aid rules, how they affect our livelihoods, and what might happen if the UK decides to stop playing by the rules after Brexit.
John Thornhill talks to economist Mariana Mazzucato about her work to promote collaboration between governments and companies to direct innovation towards sustainable and inclusive growth.
Interviews with economists on how they are rethinking some central tenets of the subject :Economists would always acknowledge that markets fail too, and then government must act. But as a default, the assumption has been private first, public second.That whole view has been challenged by Professor Mariana Mazzucato.
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.
The prevailing view is that the state should stop interfering in the economy and let the market decide. Economist Mariana Mazzucato takes the opposite approach. She says we need an entrepreneurial state with ambitious goals to shape the economy and solve wicked problems like climate change. Listen
Mariana chooses her 8 favourite track as a cast away in Desert Island Discs. Listen
Economist and author Mariana Mazzucato talks about her book The Value of Everything with EconTalk host Russ Roberts.
“Mariana Mazzucato is described on the back cover of her latest book, The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy, as “the world’s scariest economist” (a quote from a Times article). So we thought we should invite her into the FT’s offices in London to put that description to the test.”
“Mariana Mazzucato, an Italian-American economist is in Australia to deliver the John Menadue oration for the Centre for Policy Development. The lecture is called, Can the State Deliver?” Listen
Economist Mariana Mazzucato discusses her book and the need for new ways to measure economic performance.
Ahead of the launch of the 2018 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize, this fifth series discusses the six shortlisted books with its authors. In this first episode, FT columnists Andrew Hill and Martin Wolf talk to Mariana Mazzucato, author of The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy. Listen
The IMF has warned of ‘dangerous undercurrents’ threatening the global economy. Listen
“Economist Mariana Mazzucato, author of the new book “The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy” digs into the nuts and bolts of what cause the 2008 financial crisis. She also explains how there are troubling signs of another crisis to come sooner than we’d hope.”
“Economist Mariana Mazzucato, argues that the reason is that economic policy continues to be informed by neoliberal ideology and its academic cousin, “public choice” theory, rather than by historical experience.” Listen
“We start off on a segment from our TV show with Ken Rogoff, Harvard Professor & Former IMF Chief Economist, and Mariana Mazzucato, University College London Professor & Author of “The Value of Everything.” “
Mariana Mazzucato discusses her new book “The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy.” Hosted by Pimm Fox and Lisa Abramowicz. Listen
“Mariana Mazzucato argues it’s time to reform how economies determine value to create a capitalism that benefits more people.” Listen
In this episode of the Intelligence Squared podcast, Mariana Mazzucato, UCL economics professor and author of The Value of Everything, sat down with the UK Labour MP Stella Creasy in a wide-ranging discussion of how real wealth is created in our economy.
“We all know the standard story: our economy would be more dynamic if only the government would get out of the way. The economist Mariana Mazzucato says we’ve got that story backwards.” Listen
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. Watch
“The economist Mariana Mazzucato is calling for a reform of capitalism, to replace taking with making. She argues that the global economy has become a parasitic system in which value-extraction is more highly rewarded than value-creation.”
“In her new book, The Value of Everything, which she will discuss in this lecture, Mariana Mazzucato, argues that if we are to reform capitalism, we urgently need to rethink where wealth comes from. Which activities are creating it, which are extracting it, and which are destroying it? Answers to these questions are key if we want to replace the current parasitic system with a type of capitalism that is more sustainable, more symbiotic: that works for us all.” Listen Download
Mazzucato on how we define the market. Listen
Discussion public versus private ownership and why it’s the conditions of investment that count. Listen
“No ho sé” program of RAC1 Radio station. Listen
Discussing the UK election, tax & investment-led growth with Baroness Patience Wheatcroft. Listen
Discussing new UK Government industrial strategy with CBI Director Carolyn Fairburn. Listen
Italy has suffered from lack of investment for too long, states Mazzucato. Listen
News bulletin (in German) on Austrian radio station OE1, reporting on Mazzucato’s work and her public discussion with Chancellor Christian Kern (7.20 – 7.23)
Professor Mazzucato and Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor of the Economist, discuss globalization in the wake of the UK’s EU referendum. Listen
Professor Mazzucato and Guardian journalist Mike Carter discuss the economic forces causing so many people to feel marginalised and the need to rethink capitalism. Listen
Observer Antigua: Discussion with Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda Gaston Browne. Listen
BBC Radio 4 The World Tonight reports on Mazzucato’s lecture for the UK Labour party’s New Economics series.
Two part interview with Italian Radio 24
Interview with the Portuguese TSF Radio Noticias
Mazzucato’s podcast interview with Euro Scientist
Mazzucato’s interview with the Spanish Radio 4G.
The BBC In the Balance radio show devoted a whole program to discussing the issues raised at theMission-Oriented Finance Conference with Mariana Mazzucato, Arun Majumdar and Mark Littlewood.
Profs Mariana Mazzucato and Michael Osborne explain the innovations that could change all our futures, and take a critical look at whether out governments are helping us get there.
Mazzucato talks with Peter Day about the ‘thought-provoking thesis’ of her book The Entrepreneurial State.
Mazzucato talks live on BBC radio 5 programme ‘The Money’, discussing issues of financialization of the economy, speculation, risk-taking for value extraction, and the feedback relation between types of finance and innovation.
Mazzucato talks about fiscal policy and austerity on BBC World Service programme ‘Business Matters’.
Mazzucato debates with Tony Greenham (New Economics Foundation) Lord Heseltine’s statement that that some in the UK lack the “national will” to forge an economic recovery.
Mazzucato provides insights on the myth of the private ‘entrepreneur’, and whether recessions help ‘trim the fat’ off companies (survival of the fittest) or actually penalize innovative companies.
Mazzucato argues that governmental support to firms should not be based on size but growth: instead of targeting small and medium enterprises (SMEs), it should support fast growth companies (the ‘gazelles’).
Mazzucato discusses the level of corporate tax, cut in regulation, and governmental industrial policy and strategy.
Mazzucato talks about the crisis in Europe, Venture Capital, the investment in research and development, the Anglo-Saxon model of structural reforms
Mazzucato discusses the Eurozone Crisis and austerity measures, and the pro-cyclicality of private investments.
Mazzucato discusses UK’s industrial policy or the lack thereof, and government and private sector investment in R&D and innovation.
Mazzucato talks about a study into the UK’s financial sector which has concluded that growth prospects are being damaged by many common financial practices within companies and markets.