Consultants and the Crisis of Capitalism—Mazzucato & Collington

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The article explains that the role of consultancies in policy-making is much larger than one (I) would expect, that this can create conflicts of interest and lead to bad results, and, crucially, that this degrades the ability of governments (civil servants) to face problems.

It is something I have never read or even think about and I found it relevant for EAs and EA as a movement.