Mariana Mazzucato

Mariana Mazzucato is an economist with dual Italian and United States citizenship. She is a professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value and the director of the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose at University College London (UCL) and the RM Phillips Chair in the Economics of Innovation at the University of Sussex. She is also a member of the Scottish Government’s Council of Economic Advisers.

Mazzucato is the author of The Entrepreneurial State: debunking public vs. private sector myths and The Value of Everything: making and taking in the global economy. In 2016, Mazzucato co-edited a book, Rethinking Capitalism: Economics and Policy for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth with Michael Jacobs. In 2013 The New Republic called her one of “the three most important thinkers about innovation”.

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Books in order of publication:

Strategy for Business: A Reader – 2002

Personal Investment: financial planning in an uncertain world – 2010

Mission-Oriented Finance for Innovation: New Ideas for Investment-Led Growth – 2015

The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy – 2018

Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism – 2021

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