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The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy

The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy

Aug, 2019 | Video

Modern economies reward activities that extract value rather than create it. This must change to ensure a capitalism that works for us all. UCL professor Mariana Mazzucato argues that the increasingly blurry distinction between value creation and value extraction has allowed certain actors in the economy to portray themselves as value creators, while in reality they are just moving around existing value or, even worse, destroying it.