Economist Mariana Mazzucato is a new coach for our fractious team

Economist Mariana Mazzucato has won disciples in high places — including in SA — with her focus on innovation as key to achieving inclusive growth. William Gumede spoke to her

02 August 2020 - 00:01 By WILLIAM GUMEDE

Mariana Mazzucato, the high-flying economist whose advice is sought by governments around the globe, cannot find her earphones.

We are on a WhatsApp call and one of her children has made off with her hands-free accessories, so we can’t start until she finds another pair...

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