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The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College, B500 65 West 11th Street Room B500, New York, NY 10003

The New School for Social Research's Economic's Department presents Mariana Mazzucato, who will introduce the U.S. edition of her latest book, The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths.

The Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), is co-sponsor.

Professor Mariana Mazzucato (NSSR Economics PhD, 1998) holds the RM Phillips chair in the Economics of Innovation at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) in the University of Sussex.

Rana Faroohar, Managing Editor for Economics, Time Magazine will chair the event, engage in the conversation and moderate questions from the audience.

Previously she has held academic positions at the University of Denver, London Business School, Open University, and Bocconi University. She is winner of the 2014 New Statesman SPERI Prize in Political Economy and in 2013, the New Republic called her one of the "3 most important thinkers about innovation." She advises policy makers around the world on innovation-led growth and is a member of the Scottish Government's Council of Economic Advisors; a member of the World Economic Forum’s Council on the Economics of Innovation; a member of the UK Labour Party’s Economic Advisory Committee and a permanent member of the European Commission's expert group on Innovation for Growth (RISE). She is currently working on projects for the Brazilian Government and NASA. Her 2013 TED Global talk has more than 650K views. Follow her on social media under @MazzucatoM.


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