UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose


Working paper and policy brief series

All IIPP working papers and policy reports

Working paper series


IIPP WP 2020-01 The public economy: Understanding government as a producer. June Sekera

IIPP WP 2020-02 The entrepreneurial (welfare) state? Tackling social issues through challenge prizes. Ville Takala, Emma Nordbäck and Tuukka Toivonen

IIPP WP 2020-03 Determinants of income shares and the stable middle in post-socialist China. Giorgos Gouzoulis, Collin Constantine

IIPP WP 2020-04 Industrial policy: A long-term perspective and overview of theoretical arguments. Erik S. Reinert


IPP WP 2019-01 Supermultiplier, innovation and the ecosystem: A stock-flow dynamic model. Matteo Deleidi, Riccardo Pariboni, Marco Veronese Passarella

IIPP WP 2019-02 A mission-oriented framework for the Scottish National Investment Bank. Mariana Mazzucato, Laurie Macfarlane

IIPP WP 2019-03 A framework for mission-oriented innovation policy roadmapping for the SDGs: The case of plastic-free oceans. Michal Miedzinski, Mariana Mazzucato, Paul Ekins

IIPP WP 2019-04 A Mission-Oriented UK Industrial Strategy. UCL Commission on Mission-Oriented Innovation and Industrial Strategy (MOIIS) 

IIPP WP 2019-05 Putting value creation back into ‘public value’: From market fixing to market shaping. Mariana Mazzucato, Josh Ryan-Collins

IIPP WP 2019-06 The macroeconomic impact of government innovation policies: A quantitative assessment. Matteo Deleidi, VicenzoDe Lipsis, Mariana Mazzucato, Josh Ryan-Collins, Paolo Agnolucci

IIPP WP 2019-07 Financial and legal barriers to the creation and operation of a British national investment bank. Rob Calvert Jump, Natalya Naqvi

IIPP WP 2019-08 Public investment fiscal multipliers: An empirical assessment for European countries. Matteo Deleidi, Francesca Iafrate, Enrico Sergio Levrero

IIPP WP 2019-09 Socialising the risks and rewards of public investments: Economic, policy and legal issues. Andrea Laplane, Mariana Mazzucato

IIPP WP 2019-10 Neither crowding in nor out: Public direct investment mobilising private investment into renewable electricity projects. Matteo Deleidi, Mariana Mazzucato, Gregor Semieniuk

IIPP WP 2019-11 Social structures of accumulation in Greece, 1980-2014. Angeliki Papadopoulou, Giorgos Gouzoulis

IIPP WP 2019-12 Innovation bureaucracies: How agile stability creates the entrepreneurial state. Rainer Kattel, Wolfgang Drechsler, Erkki Karo

IIPP WP 2019-13 Climate-related financial policy in a world of radical uncertainty: Towards a precautionary approach. Hugues Chenet, Josh Ryan-Collins, Frank van Lerven


IIPP WP 2018-01 State investment banks and patient finance: An international comparison.Laurie Macfarlane, Mariana Mazzucato

IIPP WP 2018-02 Putting austerity to bed: Technical progress, aggregate demand and the supermultiplier.Mateo Deleidi, Mariana Mazzucato

IIPP WP 2018-03 The bit and the rainforest: Towards the evolutionary theory of policy capacity.Erkki Karo, Rainer Kattel

IIPP WP 2018-04 Financing green growthSemieniuk Gregor, Mariana Mazzucato

IIPP WP 2018-05 Mission-oriented innovation policy and dynamic capabilities in the public sector.Rainer Kattel, Mariana Mazzucato

IIPP WP 2018-06 The economics of change: Policy and appraisal for missions, market shaping and public purpose.Rainer Kattel, Mariana Mazzucato, Josh Ryan-Collins, Simon Sharpe

IIPP WP 2018-07 Movements with missions make markets.Charles Leadbeater

IIPP WP 2018-08 Bringing the helicopter to ground: A historical review of fiscal-monetary coordination to support economic growth in the 20th century.Josh Ryan-Collins, Frank van Lerven 

IIPP WP 2018-09 Estonia’s digital transformation: Mission mystique and the hiding hand.Rainer Kattel, Ines Mergel

IIPP WP 2018-10 The people’s prescription: Re-imagining health innovation to deliver public health.UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, Stop Aids, Just Treatment, Global Justice Now

IIPP WP 2018-11 Credit where it’s due: A historical, theoretical and empirical review of credit guidance policies in the 20th century.Dirk Bezemer, Josh Ryan-Collins, Frank van Lerven and Lu Zhang


IIPP WP 2017-01Mission-Oriented innovation policy: Challenges and opportunities. Mariana Mazzucato

IIPP WP 2017-02 Thinking about technology policy: ‘Market Failures’ versus ‘Innovation systems’. Richard R Nelson

IIPP WP 2017-03 Technological capacity in the public sector: the Case of Estonia
Rainer Kattel 

IIPP WP 2017-04 Rethinking value in health Innovation: From mystification towards prescriptions. Mariana Mazzucato, Victor Roy

IIPP WP 2017-05 Patient strategic finance: Opportunities for state investment banks in the UK.Mariana Mazzucato, Laurie Macfarlane

Policy brief series


IIPP Brief 01 Patient Finance for Innovation-Driven Growth
Mariana Mazzucato, Laurie Macfarlane

IIPP Brief 02 The economics of change: Policy appraisal for missions, market shaping and public purpose
Rainer Kattel, Mariana Mazzucato, Josh Ryan-Collins, Simon Sharpe

IIPP Brief 03 The effectiveness and impact of post-2008 UK monetary policy
Matteo Deleidi, Mariana Mazzucato

IIPP Brief 04 The Green New Deal: A bold mission-oriented approach
Mariana Mazzucato, Martha McPherson


IIPP Brief 05 Health innovation re-imagined to deliver public value
Henry Lishi Li, Mariana Mazzucato

IIPP Brief 06 Beyond voluntary disclosure: Why a 'market-shaping' approach to financial regulation is needed to meet the challenge of climate change
Josh Ryan-Collins

IIPP Brief 07 Getting serious about value
Mariana Mazzucato, Rainer Kattel

IIPP Brief 08 What the green revolution can learn from the IT revolution: A green entrepreneurial state
Mariana Mazzucato, Martha McPherson

IIPP Brief 09 Missions: A beginner's guide
Mariana Mazzucato, George Dibb