Stories by Mariana Mazzucato

Mariana Mazzucato is a Professor in Economics at the University of Sussex in the UK, where she holds the RM Phillips Chair in Science and Technology Policy, in the SPRU centre. She is Coordinator of a large European Commission FP7 funded project on Finance Innovation and Growth and is the Economics Director of the ESRC Centre for Social and Economic Research on Innovation in Genomics (INNOGEN). For more on her work, visit subscribe to Mariana Mazzucato's feed

Posted on: May 22, 2012, Source: The Guardian

The Eurozone needs strategic investments in R&D, job training, state investment banks that create "patient" finance, and greening the economy.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2012, Source: The New Statesman

Economist Mariana Mazzucato sees the key to growth policy as investments in productivity and human capital rather than destructive austerity.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Governments must be able to spend strategically to encourage growth, or the crisis will only get worse.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Berlusconi’s exit –though welcome -- will not solve Italy’s problems. Forced austerity measures are preventing investment in precisely the areas needed for recovery.