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Mariana Mazzucato is Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London, Founding Director of the Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose, and author of The Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism. Find her on Twitter @MazzucatoM.
Market fundamentalism has failed to improve economic and social conditions. Now, we need a mission-oriented approach to the economy that embraces an active role for government in spurring growth and innovation.