Public lecture, 12 May: ‘The Green Entrepreneurial State’

We’re delighted to announce that Prof Mariana Mazzucato will be the speaker for our annual public lecture at Sussex University, which takes place as part of the STEPS Centre Summer School.

Mariana Mazzucato: ‘The Green Entrepreneurial State’
12 May 2014 at 5.30-7pm
Followed by drinks reception
Fulton A Lecture Theatre, University of Sussex
Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9SJ

About Mariana Mazzucato

Mariana MazzucatoMariana Mazzucato (PhD) holds the prestigious RM Phillips chair in the Economics of Innovation at SPRU in the University of Sussex. She was recently Scientific Coordinator of a 3 year European Commission funded FP7 project on Finance, Innovation and Growth (FINNOV), and is currently working on two new research projects on finance and innovation, one funded by the Ford Foundation, and the other by the Institute for New Economic Thinking.

Prof Mazzucato’s book The Entrepreneurial State: debunking private vs. public sector myths was one of the Financial Times’ 2013 books of the year, and on Forbes’ 13 recommended readings for creative leaders to close out 2013.

She actively advises UK policy makers and the European Commission on questions related to economic growth. The New Republic has called her one of the most important thinkers about innovation.

About this event

This public lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in the same venue, to which all attending the lecture are welcome.

This event is organised by the STEPS Centre alongside our Summer School on Pathways to Sustainability.