Economics - Innovation - Inclusive Growth - Public Purpose
  • Mission Innovation keynote to global energy ministers

  • Speaking at FT Innovate 2014 conference

  • TED Global 2013 – over one million global views

  • The Entrepreneurial State: Keynote presentation at APRPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, 2014

  • Socialising risk and privatising reward: speaking at the World Economic Forum, 2013


Professor Mazzucato regularly gives talks to public and private sector organisations around the world on the economics of growth and innovation.

She has spoken to Governments, public sector agencies, business and private sector organisations in countries including the UK, USA, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and China about the role of the state in modern capitalism and how to achieve smart, inclusive economic growth.

Recent transnational organisations where she has given keynotes include the OECD, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum. Her 2013 TED Global talk, “Government: investor – risk taker – innovator”, has been viewed more than 700,000 times.

Her book, The Entrepreneurial State: debunking public vs. private sector myths, is stirring up much needed debate worldwide and been covered by leading international publications including The New York Times, the Financial Times and The Economist. In 2014 Professor Mazzucato won the New Statesman SPERI prize in political economy.

If you want to book Professor Mariana Mazzucato for a lecture/talk please contact the following:

For regular academic and pro bono talks:

For private sector clients: Danny Stern
Tel: Direct: +1-908-325-3877 and +1 908-325-3879 | Cell: +1-908-385-9405

Featured Talks

Schumpeter 2019 Lecture

Fourth Schumpeter Innovation in Enterprise lecture at the House of the Estates



Edinburgh, United Kingdom – Mazzucato delivers a TED talk titled “What is economic value, and who creates it?”


Long Now Foundation

Keynote speaker in the series of seminars about Long-term Thinking


British Library

Mazzucato launches her new book at the British Library in conversation with Paul Mason


upcoming and recent talks

London School of Economics

London School of Economics

Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism. A Public lecture by Mariana and chaired by Professor Alan Manning more



Mission Economy: Mariana Mazzucato in conversation with Rana Foroohar, Financial Times more

The Tortoise AI Network

The Tortoise AI Network

Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism, Mariana Mazzucato in conversation with James Harding more

British Library

British Library

Mission Economy: Mariana Mazzucato in conversation with Gillian Tett, Financial Times more

How to Academy

How to Academy

A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism: Mariana Mazzucato in conversation with George the Poet more