Mariana Mazzucato: The case for the State as entrepreneur

Speaking at a Cazenove Capital client conference in May 2018, economist Mariana Mazzucato calls for a return to longterm 'patient' capital


Mariana Mazzucato is author of several books, most recently The Value of Everything, in which she explores - and promotes - the role played by the state in developing new technologies and growing national wealth.

She currently holds the title of Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London.

She was one of several guest speakers at the Cazenove Capital client conference held in May. This video is of her full address. A brief interview in which she responds to several specific questions can be found here.

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