Dec 30, 2013 · 6:45 PM
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Speaker: Mariana Mazzucato
Topic: The Entrepreneurial State Debunking Public vs Private Myths in Risk & Innovation
This event is Co-hosted with the Princeton Public Library
6:45 - Arrival - Networking and Refreshments (coffee, hot cider and cookies)
7:10 - Introduction / Announcements by the organizers.
7:15 - Mariana Mazzucato - The Entrepreneurial State Debunking Public vs Private Myths in Risk & Innovation
8:30 - End of formal part of meeting.
More About the Speaker:
Mariana Mazzucato is the author of the recently published The Entrepreneurial State - Debunking Public vs. Private Myths in Risk and Innovation. This new bestseller from a leading economist – named by the ‘New Republic’ as one of the 'most important innovation thinkers' today – is stirring up much-needed debates worldwide about the role of the State in innovation. Professor Mazzucato received her BA from Tufts University in History and International Relations, and a Phd in Economics at the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research in NY. She is a Professor in Economics at the University of Sussex, where she holds the RM Phillips Chair in Science and Technology Policy (in SPRU). Her current research work is funded also by the Ford Foundation and by the Institute for New Economic Thinking. Her research focusses on on the theoretical and empirical relationship between innovation, growth, and finance. More information on her projects, media involvement, and publications can be found on marianamazzucato.com