The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths

October 27, 2015|
The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths by Mariana Mazzucato
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The world''s most popular products, from the iPhone to Google Search, were funded not by private companies, but the taxpayer.

In this sharp and controversial international bestseller, an award-winning economist debunks the pervasive myth that the government is sluggish and inept, and at odds with a dynamic private sector. She reveals in detailed case studies that the opposite is true: the state is, and has been, our boldest and most valuable innovator. Denying this history is leading us down the wrong path. A select few get credit for what is an intensely collective effort, and the US government has started disinvesting from innovation. The repercussions could stunt economic growth and increase inequality. Mazzucato teaches us how to reverse this trend before it is too late.
Mariana Mazzucato is professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London (UCL), where she directs the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose. She is the winner of the 2014 New Statesman SPERI Prize for Political Economy, the 2015 Hans-Matthö-Preis, and the 2018 Leontief Prize for Advancing the F...
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Title:The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.25 X 5.45 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.25 X 5.45 X 1 in
Published:October 27, 2015
Publisher:Publicaffairs
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781610396134

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