Sebastian Mallaby
Sebastian Mallaby is the Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite.
  • How the Fed Flubbed It

    A new book’s harsh verdict: Ben Bernanke, the Depression expert, failed to learn from some key history lessons.

  • The Politically Incorrect Guide to Ending Poverty

    In the 1990s, Paul Romer revolutionized economics. In the aughts, he became rich as a software entrepreneur. Now he’s trying to help the poorest countries grow rich—by convincing them to establish foreign-run “charter cities” within their borders. Romer’s idea is unconventional, even neo-colonial—the best analogy is Britain’s historic lease of Hong Kong. And against all odds, he just might make it happen.

  • 'Go for the Jugular'

    The untold story of how George Soros's hedge fund made billions by destroying the British currency regime in 1992. Funny how it has a familiar ring today.