Bridges to the Future

What governments should learn from putting astronauts on the moon

Episode Summary

Economist Mariana Mazzucato argues that governments around the world desperately need a new approach, one which injects the kind of vision, ambition and imagination that put astronauts on the moon.

Episode Notes

Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses.  

In this special interview series from the RSA its chief executive, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for one big idea to help build effective bridges to our new future.

Mariana Mazzucato is Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London where she is the founding director of the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose. Her latest book is Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism

A Tempo & Talker production for the RSA.  

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