1992, graduate, Barnard College, Columbia University. Formerly: 13 years at Newsweek, as Economic and Foreign Affairs Editor and Foreign Correspondent covering Europe and the Middle East; six years as Assistant Managing Editor, in charge of business and economics, and Economic Columnist, Time. Currently Global Business Columnist and Associate Editor, Financial Times. Also Global Economic Analyst for CNN. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Economic and Political Contributor, WNYC, New York City’s public radio station; appears frequently on NPR, CBS, NBC, ABC, MSNBC, and the BBC on programmes including “Real Time with Bill Maher”, “Face the Nation”, “This Week with George Stephanopoulos”, “Fareed Zakaria GPS”, and MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”. Recipient: Peter Weitz Prize for transatlantic reporting, German Marshall Fund; awards and fellowships from institutions including the Johns Hopkins School of International Affairs and the University of Hawaii East–West Center.