The final conference of the Finance, Innovation & Growth (FINNOV) project

The final conference of the Finance, Innovation & Growth (FINNOV) project, took place in London in the House of Commons on February 1, 2012, and Italian Cultural Institute on February 2, 2012. FINNOV’s this final event, “Financing Innovation and Growth: Reforming a Dysfunctional System”, emphasized the necessity of an “immediate financial reform to end the crisis and drive economic growth”. FINNOV Coordinator and theAIRnet director Mariana Mazzucato’s paper, “Co-Evolution of Industry Dynamics and Financial Dynamics”, and theAIRnet president William Lazonick’s paper, “Impatient Capital in the US Economy”, were presented in the “Economic Performance: Misleading Indicators and Distorted Incentives” session.