Martin Wolf is chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, London. He was awarded a CBE or Commander of the British Empire in 2000 “for services to financial journalism.”
Books by Martin Wolf
Interviews with Martin Wolf
Between Debt and the Devil: Money, Credit, and Fixing Global Finance
by Adair Turner
Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World
by Adam Tooze
The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty
by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Slouching Towards Utopia: An Economic History of the Twentieth Century
by Brad DeLong
The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War
by Robert J. Gordon
Problems in the world economy can have a profound impact on politics. What’s happening in the US and elsewhere is disturbing, says Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator of the Financial Times. He talks us through books to help us reflect on the challenges facing economies. His recommendations include two books that query whether the era of unprecedented economic growth—which has transformed our societies over the last 150 years—is finally coming to an end.
Interviews where books by Martin Wolf were recommended
Globalization benefits mankind and we are learning how better to deal with the disruption it causes. But one thing is for sure, the laws of economics are no more escapable than the laws of physics. Harvard professor and former US Treasury secretary, Larry Summers, recommends the best books on globalization.