Mariana Mazzucato

Professor

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Mariana Mazzucato

UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

Professor

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 UCL Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose (IIPP).

She is winner of international prizes including the 2020 John von Neumann Award, the 2019 All European Academies Madame de Staƫl Prize for Cultural Values, and 2018 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought.

She is the author of three highly-acclaimed books: The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths (2013), The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy (2018) and the newly released, Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism (2021).

She advises policymakers around the world on innovation-led inclusive and sustainable growth and is Chair of the World Health Organization Council on the Economics of Health for All.