Personal Investment In An Uncertain World Aims To Provide A Sound Introduction To Personal Financial Investment It Considers The Co Evolution Of Financial Products, Markets, Regulation And Socio Economic Change The Challenge For Individual Investors Is How Best To Negotiate This Difficult And Shifting Terrain Over A Lifetime Of Varying Choices And Responsibilities The Purpose Of The Book Is Two Fold To Endow The Reader With A Fundamental Knowledge Of Financial Markets And To Equip Them With The Skills Necessary For Achieving Their Financial Goals Through InvestmentsAn Expert Author Team From The Open University Uses A Sociological Perspective To Show How People Can Adapt To The Increasing Financialisation Of Their Lives, Due In A Large Part To The Shift In Financial Responsibility From The State To The Individual They Also Highlight The Increasing Degree To Which Financial Markets, And The Various Products That Are Sold In Those Markets, Affect Economic StabilityThe Book Shows How Personal Investment Decisions Are Located Within, And Influenced By, A Myriad Of Factors In The Wider World Of Finance And Trade, And How Available Tools And Resources Can Be Used Effectively To Manage Personal Investments And Risk Key Financial Principles, Practices, Instruments And Institutions Are Explained, Drawing On A Range Of International Examples And Comparative Case StudiesCompanion Website
Mariana Mazzucato is an economist with dual Italian and United States citizenship She is a professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value and the director of the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose at University College London UCL and the RM Phillips Chair in the Economics of Innovation at the University of Sussex She is also a member of the Scottish Government s Council of Economic Advisers.Mazzucato is the author of The Entrepreneurial State debunking public vs private sector myths and The Value of Everything making and taking in the global economy In 2016, Mazzucato co edited a book, Rethinking Capitalism Economics and Policy for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth with Michael Jacobs In 2013 The New Republic called her one of the three most important thinkers about innovation.
- 304 pages
- Personal Investment: financial planning in an uncertain world
- Mariana Mazzucato
- 09 April 2019 Mariana Mazzucato