Mariana Mazzucato
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My speciality is in industrial economics and the economics of growth and this is the focus of my work as R.M. Phillips Professor of Science and Technology at the University of Sussex (SPRU), Visiting Professor in Economics of Innovation at the Open University (UK), as Economics Director of the ESRC Centre for Social and Economic Research of Innovation in Genomics (Innogen); and as Scientific Coordinator of a 3 year EC FP7 project on Finance, Innovation and Growth (FINNOV, 2009-2012).

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Real EZ Problems and the Contagion: Don't Believe the Hype

Posted November 16, 2011 | 05:36 AM (EST)

Contagion today is causing even the 'core' European countries to be affected by investors' fear of the EuroZone (EZ) crisis, causing a mass selloff of EZ bonds which has caused the spread for French yields over German Bunds to hit a record high, and the Euro to fall. Even the...

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Will Berlusconi's Departure Help The Eurocrisis? Not Unless Austerity Plans Exit, Too

25 Comments | Posted November 11, 2011 | 06:25 PM (EST)

Cross-posted from Alternet.

What exactly is the eurozone crisis? Is it a financial crisis? An economic crisis? Actually, it's a growth crisis. And as such, it must have growth solutions. Instead we are being bombarded every day with theatrical new developments (Papandreou's referendum, Berlusconi's wavering on reform and...

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