Feds' innovation strategy inspired by economist who argues for bigger state role

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OTTAWA - A U.K.-based economist known for advocating a prominent role for the state in fostering modern, high-tech growth is expected to leave her mark on Wednesday's federal budget.

Mariana Mazzucato's 2013 book, "The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths," is required reading in the office of Navdeep Bains, and offers a glimpse at some of the ideas behind Ottawa's so-called innovation strategy.

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