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‘Mission-oriented’ strategies to invest in innovation: Competitiveness via an enterprising public sector

Mariana Mazzucato on “The Entrepreneurial State” “This is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered – with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.” That quip sprang readily to mind this week…
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Beyond sovereign guarantees: The case for sub-national finance

In many countries, central governments have devolved the responsibility of infrastructure service provision to the sub-national level, which is essential for economic growth. Along with this devolution of provision responsibility comes the requirement to raise revenues, enhance efficiencies, improve commercial…
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