It is no coincidence that countries with mission-driven governments have fared better in the Covid-19 crisis than those beholden to the cult of efficiency.
Mariana Mazzucato and Giulio Quaggiotto
Mariana Mazzucato is professor of the economics of innovation and public value and director of the University College London Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose. She is the author of The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy. Giulio Quaggiotto is head of the Regional Innovation Centre in the Asia Pacific at the United Nations Development Programme.