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Meet the Author: Mariana Mazzucato

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Mariana Mazzucato (PhD) is Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London (UCL), where she is Founding Director of the Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose (IIPP). She is the winner of international prizes including the 2018 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought and the 2020 John von Neumann Award. Her award winning books include The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths (2013) and The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy (2018). She advises global policy makers and is Chair of the World Health Organization’s Council on the Economics of Health for All and a member of the UN’s High-level Advisory Board (HLAB) on Economic and Social Affairs.

Books by Mariana Mazzucato

Mission Economy

A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism

Book cover image: Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism

Award-winning author and leading economist Mariana Mazzucato critically examines the current system of capitalism and argues for mission-oriented policies, emphasizing why we need to take big risks to achieve even bigger rewards for our health, society, and environment.  More »

Mission Economy

A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism

Book cover image: Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism

Award-winning author and leading economist Mariana Mazzucato critically examines the current system of capitalism and argues for mission-oriented policies, emphasizing why we need to take big risks to achieve even bigger rewards for our health, society, and environment.  More »