Martin Wolf is associate editor and chief economics commentator at the Financial Times in London. Formerly senior economist at the World Bank's division for international trade, he has worked in Kenya, Zambia, and India. He has been visiting professor at Oxford, Nottingham, and Rotterdam Universities and fellow of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
No one has summarized more coherently the recent, voluminous research. . . . Elegantly and persuasively, Wolf marshals the facts. Niall Ferguson, Sunday Telegraph"