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A real industrial revolution

A real industrial revolution

“If Theresa May is serious about industrial strategy, she must begin a fundamental shift in how economic growth is understood, and fostered. Growth has a direction as well as a rate, and the aim of industrial-innovation policy must be to set that direction.” more

A progressive economic agenda

A progressive economic agenda

I’ve agreed to join a new Economic Advisory Committee being set up by the UK Labour party, announced this week by new Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell. I’ll be working alongside some other great economists including Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, Thomas Piketty, David Blanchflower and Simon Wren-Lewis (whose take on joining the committee you can read here). more

Jeremy Corbyn’s Necessary Agenda

Jeremy Corbyn’s Necessary Agenda

Seven economists (including Joseph Stiglitz, Thomas Piketty, and me) have agreed to become economic advisers to Jeremy Corbyn, the new leader of the British Labour Party. I hope we will have a shared goal to help Labour shape an economic policy that is investment-led, inclusive, and sustainable. more

O custo do custo-benefício

O custo do custo-benefício

“O Brasil deveria definir os vetores das políticas públicas e das ações privadas a longo prazo, em vez de priorizar os “benefícios” da austeridade” Mariana Mazzucato, Caetano Penna      PDF more

La ricchezza giusta per la sinistra

La ricchezza giusta per la sinistra

“Una teoria sulle ragioni della sconfitta del Partito laburista alle elezioni britanniche comincia a prendere piede. Ma è una teoria sbagliata. Per quelli che basano le loro previsioni sui sondaggi, il risultato è stato una sorpresa.” PDF more

A new (wealth creating) agenda for the Labour Party

A new (wealth creating) agenda for the Labour Party

A consensus is developing about why the Labour party lost – and lost big time -in the UK election. But the consensus is wrong. To those relying on the polls for prediction, the result came as a surprise. But for those who have followed Labour in the last years, indeed tried to influence their policies, and have been frustrated by the lack of a seriously different story –on what caused the crisis, what to do during it, and how to get more

Today’s New Deal should be a Real Deal – a partnership of equals between public and private actors in the innovation economy.

Today’s New Deal should be a Real Deal – a partnership of equals between public and private actors in the innovation economy.

When you argue that the role of the state in the economy is more than a ‘facilitator’, a ‘de-risker’, a regulator, a spender or an administrator–you will get a big reaction. After all, these assumptions have been at the heart of economic policy in countries around the world for the last half-century or more. We like to pretend that the state is at best useful for fixing different types of more

Reiz Des Wechselspiels

Reiz Des Wechselspiels

“Mariana Mazzucato macht einen Vorschlag, wie Staat und Unternehmen zusammenarbeiten können.” English version more