Dambisa Moyo

Dambisa Moyo
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Dambisa Moyo is an international economist who comments on the macroeconomy and global affairs. She is the author of the New York Times Bestsellers “Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa” and “How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead”. Her next book to be published is “Winner Take All: China's Race for Resources and What it Means for the World”. In 2009, Moyo was named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. Her writing regularly appears in economic and finance-related publications such as the Financial Times, the Economist and the Wall Street Journal. She is a Patron of the Absolute Return for Kids (ARK), a hedge fund-supported children's charity. Moyo has a PhD in Economics from Oxford University, an MBA in Finance from the American University in Washington DC and a Master's from Harvard University. She completed an undergraduate degree in Chemistry.