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Rethinking the value of the public sector

5 June 2019

Professor Mariana Mazzucato (UCL Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose) challenges the idea that governments’ economic role is to merely step in to correct market failures. This false assumption, she says, gives civil servants a very narrow sense of their role.

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