• Mariana Mazzucato

    Author & Professor of Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London

    Mariana Mazzucato is professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London (UCL), where she directs the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose. She is the winner of the 2014 New Statesman SPERI Prize for Political Economy, the 2015 Hans-Matthöfer-Preis, and the 2018 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought. She was named one of the “three most important thinkers about innovation” by the New Republic. She advises global policy makers on innovation-driven inclusive growth and is Special Advisor to the EU commissioner for research, science and innovation. She is a coeditor of Rethinking Capitalism: Economics and Policy for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth and the author of the award-winning The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths. Her latest book is The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy, which is longlisted for the 2018 Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.

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