• Government partnership with big business created the internet and cell phones - an economist says it can deliver a new generation of innovations, too

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures and cohost of the " Pitchfork Economics " podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein.
    In the latest episode, they spoke with economist Mariana Mazzucato on government's role in the economy.
    Mazzucato says collaboration between government and corporations can boost economic "outcomes as opposed to just output."
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