Author

Sebastian Mallaby

Columnist for the Washington Post

Sebastian Mallaby is a columnist for the Washington Post.

Before joining the newspaper in 1999, Mr. Mallaby was The Economist’s Washington Bureau Chief.

Prior to that, he worked as The Economist’s correspondent in Zimbabwe and Japan (1986-1996).

Mr. Mallaby is the author of “The World’s Banker: A Story of Failed States, Financial Crises, and the Wealth and Poverty of Nations.”

Mr. Mallaby studied modern history at Oxford. He was born and raised in Britain, and now lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and four children.

Articles by Sebastian Mallaby

NGOs — Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes?

Have outside activists undermined World Bank development projects?

October 11, 2004