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Best Business Books 2018: Economics

Best Business Books 2018: Economics

“An inquiry into the nature of value in an economy might not seem an obvious place to begin. Yet The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy, by Mariana Mazzucato, helps establish the intellectual roots of the odd history of the past decade.” Ryan Avent more

Summer books of 2018: Economics

Summer books of 2018: Economics

“In this thought-provoking book, Mariana Mazzucato, professor at University College London, argues that it is far too easy for those operating in the contemporary market economy to get rich by extracting value from those who actually create it, not by adding it themselves. To understand this, we need to return to the question with which… more

Business Book of the Year 2018 — the longlist

Business Book of the Year 2018 — the longlist

“Mariana Mazzucato’s thought-provoking The Value of Everything, which argues for a more sustainable form of capitalism, “pushes us to get away from the simplistic creed that markets are always good and governments always bad”, according to the FT review.” Andrew Hill more

How To Fix Stagnant Wages: Dump The World’s Dumbest Idea

How To Fix Stagnant Wages: Dump The World’s Dumbest Idea

“The book,The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy […] offers a fundamental re-think of what constitutes real value in the economy. It traces the origins of current economic thinking from its origins in the seventeenth century to the growth of the financial sector and the financialization of the 21st-century economy. It explains… more

KIRKUS REVIEW

KIRKUS REVIEW

“A British economics professor is debunking again; this time, her target is the conventional wisdom that so-called wealth creators deserve to accumulate massive riches.” more