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The value of everything : making and taking in the global economy

Author: Mariana Mazzucato
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Who really creates wealth in our world? And how do we decide the value of what they do? At the heart of today's financial and economic crisis is a problem hiding in plain sight. In modern capitalism, value-extraction is rewarded more highly than value-creation: the productive process that drives a healthy economy and society. From companies driven solely to maximize shareholder value to astronomically high prices  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mazzucato, Mariana, 1968-
Value of everything.
New York : Public Affairs, [2018]
(DLC) 2018950683
(OCoLC)945232350
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mariana Mazzucato
ISBN: 9781610399388 1610399382 9781610396752 1610396758
OCLC Number: 1050754921
Notes: "First published in Great Britain in 2018 by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Random House UK" -- Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 358 pages) : illustrations, charts
Contents: Preface: Stories about wealth creation --
Introduction: Making versus taking --
A brief history of value --
Value in the eye of the beholder --
Measuring the wealth of nations --
Finance: a colossus is born --
The rise of casino capitalism --
Financialization of the real economy --
Extracting value through the innovation economy --
Undervaluing the public sector --
The economics of hope.
Responsibility: Mariana Mazzucato.

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First published: London: Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2018.  Read more...

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"Mariana Mazzucato's insights into the current state of the economy, and how to think differently about it, are essential. Her new book, The Value of Everything, is outstanding."--Tim O'Reilly, Read more...

 
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