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    • The Value of Everything

    • Makers and Takers in the Global Economy
    • By: Mariana Mazzucato
    • Narrated by: Amy Finegan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Who really creates wealth in our world? And how do we decide the value of what they do? At the heart of today's financial and economic crisis is a problem hiding in plain sight. In modern capitalism, value extraction is rewarded more highly than value creation: the productive process that drives a healthy economy and society. From companies driven solely to maximise shareholder value to astronomically high prices of medicines justified through big pharma's 'value pricing', we misidentify taking with making, and have lost sight of what value really means.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Valuable!

    • By Martin on 12-04-19

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Entrepreneurial State

    • By: Mariana Mazzucato
    • Narrated by: Amy Finegan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    According to conventional wisdom, innovation is best left to the dynamic entrepreneurs of the private sector, and government should get out of the way. But what if all this was wrong? What if, from Silicon Valley to medical breakthroughs, the public sector has been the boldest and most valuable risk taker of all?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Innovation and exaggeration

    • By Amazon Customer on 28-01-19

    Regular price: £19.99