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Martin Wolf

Associate editor and chief economics commentator at the Financial Times

Martin Wolf is associate editor and chief economics commentator at the Financial Times.

He obtained the Master of Philosophy in economics from Oxford University in 1971. Following that he joined the World Bank, where he became a senior economist in 1974.

In 1981 Mr. Wolf joined the Trade Policy Research Centre, London, as Director of Studies. He joined the Financial Times in 1987, as Chief Economics Leader Writer. He was promoted Associate Editor in 1990 and Chief Economics Commentator in 1996.

He has been a forum fellow at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum since 1999. He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 2000 for services to financial journalism.

Mr. Wolf is a visiting fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford University, and a special professor at the University of Nottingham.

Articles by Martin Wolf

Martin Wolf Vs. the World Bank

How has the World Bank failed in its mission — and why is its future in doubt?

June 25, 2004