Government – Investor of First Resort or Last Resort?

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Economist Mariana Mazzucato originated and popularized the description of the government as an “investor of first resort," rather than an investor of "last resort." She has influenced conservatives and liberals alike in envisioning a long-term future worth investing in. In this talk, the Chief Innovation Officer from Austin, Texas will examine what a local government as an investor of first resort looks like, and how small, even tiny, investments can make a big difference in our communities.

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Kerry OConnor

City of Austin

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