A 14-minute talk, filmed in 2013, when Mazzucato was publicising her book "The Entrepreneurial State". She argues that private venture capital takes fewer risks than generally thought and that the state has an unexpectedly large role in fostering risk taking and innovation. The talk is downloadable in a variety of formats, comes with an interactive transcript and has subtitles available in many languages.
Video and Audio Lectures in Economic Growth
A series of twenty lectures from a free online course that ran in 2012. Each is broken into chunks of about ten minutes. The video format shows the speaker's face along with slides that he annotates live. Topics include decision theory, economic growth, Markov chains, fitting lines to data, linear and non-linear models, agent-based models, co-ordination problems in game theory, networks, random walks, and auctions, among others.
Part of the Nobel prize website, this page provides resources related to the 2008 winner Paul Krugman of Princeton University. It includes the video of his Nobel lecture - New trade, new geography and the troubles of manufacturing - that focuses on economic geography and trade, comcluding that: increasing returns have been a powerful force shaping the world economy, that force may actually be in decline, but that decline itself is a key to understanding much of what is happening in the world today. Users will need Windows Media Player or RealPlayer to view the lecture. The site also includes supporting materials, such as interviews, lecture slides and press releases.
As China takes its place among the world’s richest economies, economic growth in the long run will endure only if innovation and technology capabilities ramp up dramatically. How will this happen? Danny Quah of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) discusses this topic in this 70 minute audio (mp3) lecture, recorded in 2007.