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Public lecture: Mariana Mazzucato – The green entrepreneurial state
12th May 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Public lecture, followed by a drinks reception
Mariana 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.
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.